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Appearing on IFC's "Documentary Now!" with Bill Hader -- Season 2, Episode 3

Check local listings (or visit IFC.com) to watch a stellar episode of Season 2 of "Documentary Now!" with the brilliant Bill Hader, Wednesday September 28. I play a small (but extremely important!) role. 

Episode 3, "Parker Gail's Location is Everything" riffs on Spalding Gray's "Swimming to Cambodia" film (1984, Jonathan Demme, director). It's particularly meaningful to me because I love Spalding Gray's work, and it reminds me of moving to New York City in the 1980s and being inspired to write my own performance pieces. This episode nails Spalding's free association writing and performance style perfectly -- it's less a spoof than an homage, really.

It was a thrill to be invited back this season to work with Bill and directors Alex Buono and Rhys Thomas. Check it out and enjoy!

On IFC's "Documentary Now!" Thursday Sept 10!

Take a look at the trailer for the "Documentary Now!" episode 4, "The Eye Doesn't Lie" with Fred Armisen, Dale Dickey, and featuring my exquisite eye shadow:

That little neckerchief bit on the blouse was detachable, y'all. They do not make them like that anymore. And by that I mean I think they are not allowed to make that "fabric" from so many 2-liter Pepsi bottles anymore. Like, it might be against the law now. But, still. DETACHABLE.

Be sure to watch Thursday, Sept 10 on IFC. Only two more episodes in this first amazing season of the show!

Appearing on IFC's "Documentary Now!" with Fred Armisen and Bill Hader

Appearing on IFC's "Documentary Now!" with Fred Armisen and Bill Hader

Look for me in the clever new docu-parody series "Documentary Now!" on IFC, starting August 20. Created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers (and directed by the brilliant team of Rhys Thomas and Alex Buono), the comedy takes on a different style of documentary in each episode. Dame Helen Mirren is the "host" of the series!

I'll be appearing in Episode 4 (newly re-titled "The Eye Doesn't Lie")  playing Marjorie Yoder. I'm not sure of the episode's exact air date yet (possibly Thursday September 10?), but there are only 6 episodes in the whole series, and each one is going to be amazing, so don't miss any of them!