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Janis Hirsch

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Janis Hirsch is a television writer-producer. She is a former employee of the National Lampoon.

Janis Hirsch on KCRW

This week, leftovers! We bring you three interesting conversations with previous guests--all writers--that we didn’t have time to air before.

Insights from writers facing distinct challenges

This week, leftovers! We bring you three interesting conversations with previous guests--all writers--that we didn’t have time to air before.

from The Business

In the weeks since the New York Times and the New Yorker brought down Harvey Weinstein, women in Hollywood have continued to speak out.

Personal accounts of sexual harassment in Hollywood

In the weeks since the New York Times and the New Yorker brought down Harvey Weinstein, women in Hollywood have continued to speak out.

from The Business

Saturday Night Live begins its 41st season this weekend, but there may have never have been an SNL if not for the National Lampoon.

'Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead' Looks at National Lampoon

Saturday Night Live begins its 41st season this weekend, but there may have never have been an SNL if not for the National Lampoon.

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