Aug. 23, 2022

Aren't Moms Funny? (With Guests Kate Zelensky and Cody Lindquist)

Aren't Moms Funny? (With Guests Kate Zelensky and Cody Lindquist)

Why does it feel like our kids are the toughest crowd of all? And where do they get their impeccable comedy timing? Kate Zelensky and Cody Lindquist join our hosts to discuss their comedy careers, their kids, and the perils of pepperoni pizza.

In this episode, Blaire and Molly pal around with their comedian friends Kate Zelensky and Cody Lindquist. They exchange knock-knock jokes, lament about times they bombed with their kids, and discuss a certain compelling performance of "Memory."

Kate Zelensky started a career in comedy in 2006 at The Upright Citizens Brigade having finally figured out that she wasn’t so good at musical theatre (though Molly disagrees, as we discuss in the episode!). Kate taught, performed, wrote and directed all around that joint for a dozen years. She dabbled in TV and Internet humor content but is best known for a Chuck E. Cheese commercial in which she played a mother of two pre teens - one of whom barfed pepperoni pizza all over the place because he refused to use the spit bucket. Kate got married and had two babies and now works full time as a vending machine for them. 

Cody Lindquist is an actress, voiceover actress, and comedian. She is the co-host of the podcast Two Beers In: A Tipsy Political Roundtable and the mom of two tiny New Yorkers. 

Links to resources mentioned in the episode:

Dru Sefton for The Washington Post: "How Families Share a Sense of Humor"

Kate's heart-wrenching rendition of "Memory"

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