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Julie Klausner is a writer, actor and comedian who lives in New York City with a fantastic cat. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, McSweeney's, Salon, NYMag.com & Time Out New York. She recently sold a memoir to Gotham Books, a division of Penguin, tentatively titled I Don't Care About Your Band and scheduled for release in Spring 2010. Julie's TV writing credits include The Big Gay Sketch Show on LOGO, Robert Smigel's TV Funhouse on SNL, and many internet shorts including Welcome To Our House, Mommy Time, What's What and Cat News. Julie's on-air credits include Best Week Ever, Delocated, and bit parts on Conan and Strangers With Candy. She's appeared in many shows at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, including Obsessed with Julie and Jackie, Free To Be Friends and The Chipperton Family Vocal-tainers' Shooby-Dooby-Dooby Hour, an official selection of the 2005 HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. She played "Abortion Girl" in Les Freres Corbusier's Drama Desk Award-nominated production of Hell House, and was co-star and co-creator of Wasp Cove, the live soap opera she wrote with Rachel Shukert also starring David Rakoff, Jodi Lennon, and many fabulous others. She teaches sketch and humor essay writing at UCB, and blogs regularly on her own website.