Jul 20, 2023
In this episode we examine what it's like for a couple when both people work in the same field, are both creatives, what is their life like and what makes it unique? Our Guests are a married couple in the Entertainment Business. ROBERT SIEGEL is a New York City-based show runner and filmmaker. He is the creator of the recently released Hulu limited series WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES, as well as the Emmy-nominated PAM & TOMMY also on Hulu. On the film side, he is the writer of THE WRESTLER, for which Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei earned Academy Award nominations, as well as THE FOUNDER starring Michael Keaton. His directorial debut BIG FAN was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. From 1996 to 2003, Siegel served as editor-in-chief of the satirical publication The Onion, where he won the 1999 Thurber Prize For American Humor and edited the number-one New York Times bestselling book "Our Dumb Century". A NYC-based performer and creator, Jen Cohn is best known for her voice work as Pharah in OVERWATCH, Lord Zash in STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC, and Ursa in AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER. She can currently be seen playing lawyer Cheryl Levine in the Hulu limited series WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES. When not doing voiceovers or acting on screen, Jen can be found at @HeyItsJenCohn, where she livestreams content devoted to personal style - plus ASK BIRD MOM, a real talk advice stream for gamers. She's a member of RUSTIC MASCARA, a virtual theater company bringing live Shakespearean performance into gaming. All Music and Lyrics Performed in this episode by Co-Hosts and Producers, James Harrell and Ilyana Kadushin. *This interview was conducted before the WGA and Sag-Aftra Strike.