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Comedy Writing

  Jennifer's jokes appear in The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jokes (Alpha/Penguin 2006).

 Jennifer is the author of the Dewars Guide to Debating, a 22-page standalone booklet packaged with the February 2007 issue of Vice magazine.

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Jen is also a quoted "expert" in the upcoming Compendium of Imaginary Fights by Jacob Kalish, has a humorous short story in Sex and Candy: Sugar Erotica, edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, and contributed a three-page "how-to" to Wendy Shalit's Girls Gone Mild.

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In July 2007, Jen was the hired for a weeklong guest editor stint on's Daily Shvitz blog. Here are some of her posts:


Jennifer has published over 150 newspaper articles in publications including The Virginian Pilot (as the "teen columnist" in the mid-nineties), Virginia Beach's This Week at the Beach, and the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. She is the winner of a National Society of Newspaper Columnists award in Humor Writing. Here are some of her clips:

     Going the Distance: The first woman captain of the Dartmouth Boxing Club recalls her biggest fight
     - Dartmouth Alumni Magazine

     Promotional Modeling: How to make money (and avoid agony) - Supermodels Unlimited

     Molly Crabapple at Jigsaw Gallery - Coagula Art Journal #73

     Let's get ready for visitors from outer space - The Virginian Pilot

     Take a number if you want to keep our area code - The Virginian Pilot

     Marco Polo skeptic probably doesn't even like cookie dough - The Virginian Pilot

     Alabama chain gang convicts link work with displeasure - The Virginian Pilot

     Bean there, done that - The Virginian Pilot

     Multiple births create a multiplicity of issues - The Virginian Pilot

     Culture on the move will drive on through - The Virginian Pilot

Business writing

Jennifer has written for Jungle MBA magazine, contributed to SAT preparation manuals appearing at Barnes & Noble, and written pitches and proposals for interactive agency Super-Fi.

     Internet Marketing Metrics (PDF download) - Course Reader for BUS 419 class at California Polytechnic University

Current Projects

Jen is working on a book-length collection of humorous essays. She has not yet signed with an agent.

She also has a comic screenplay entitled Fist of Good, an action film about a teenage superhero who has to travel to Vancouver to save the world (from the Fist of Bad, of course).

In the course of blogging on Jenisfamous, Jen made up a new word and is working tirelessly towards its full inclusion in the English language. Don't mammate, check it out!

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