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Janeane Garofalo

Celebrate the queen.

If you know her, met her, worked with her, or performed with her, share your stories here.

by Anonymousreply 77October 26, 2021 2:05 AM

The Janeane Garofalo troll is back!

by Anonymousreply 1August 20, 2021 12:33 AM

I always suspected the GapPlaylist guy and Janeane Garofalo troll are the same.

I love her stand up and punditry. MYSTERY MEN is the only film of her I enjoy. Her other rom com shit is not my style.

by Anonymousreply 2August 20, 2021 12:37 AM

R2 Love her style too.

by Anonymousreply 3August 20, 2021 12:39 AM

Here's an interview with Janeane Garofalo from March 4th, 1995 promoting Bye Bye Love. Right after she had left SNL. She also mentions filming TTACAD.

Notice she's wearing the same floral shirt that often wore on the show, as well as "Comedy Product".

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by Anonymousreply 4August 20, 2021 12:44 AM

Where’s the JG wig fetishist?

by Anonymousreply 5August 20, 2021 12:45 AM

R6 You rang?

by Anonymousreply 6August 20, 2021 1:07 AM

She yelled at me just because I tried to cut her hair while waiting in line behind her for a movie showing in NYC. Such a fucking diva.

by Anonymousreply 7August 20, 2021 1:11 AM

Personality of a wet blanket

by Anonymousreply 8August 20, 2021 1:16 AM

I tried to wait on her while I was working in a store in West Hollywood in 2006. She ignored me and avoided any eye contact.

by Anonymousreply 9August 20, 2021 1:25 AM

R9 Probably had a bad day.

by Anonymousreply 10August 20, 2021 1:26 AM

We have so much in common, Janeane and I.

by Anonymousreply 11August 20, 2021 1:35 AM

R7 How dare you.

by Anonymousreply 12August 20, 2021 1:37 AM

Humorless ugly woman

by Anonymousreply 13August 20, 2021 1:39 AM

Is there any truth to the beastiality video?

by Anonymousreply 14August 20, 2021 1:41 AM

R14 That's Parker Posey you're thinking of.

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by Anonymousreply 15August 20, 2021 1:43 AM

No, It's Janeane Garofalo, asshole.

by Anonymousreply 16August 20, 2021 1:45 AM

R16 Whatever you say.

by Anonymousreply 17August 20, 2021 1:51 AM

Check it out.

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by Anonymousreply 18August 20, 2021 2:30 AM

She dated Henry Rollins. Lucky bitch.

by Anonymousreply 19August 20, 2021 2:46 AM

Saw her standup once. She read from note cards which she got out of order.

After getting them in order - which took too long - she told a long story of a joke about eating at Chili's. But halfway through, "Chili's" became "TGIFridays". When she realized she fucked up the name of the restaurant, she goes "Nevermind, I'll do the next joke".

I hoped it was all intended to be some cringe comedy thing - Andy Kauffman'ish. But, no. She was just disorganized and boring.

by Anonymousreply 20August 20, 2021 2:53 AM

R20 She has scatterbrained nights sometimes.

by Anonymousreply 21August 20, 2021 2:54 AM

Would her career get a boost if she agreed to exhibit her fried egg boobs and wet rat snatch on the pages of a gentlemen's magazine?

by Anonymousreply 22August 20, 2021 2:57 AM

R22 Never!

by Anonymousreply 23August 20, 2021 2:58 AM

How about a Janeane Garofalo/Laura Kightlinger mashup?

by Anonymousreply 24August 20, 2021 5:01 AM

1999

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by Anonymousreply 25August 20, 2021 7:19 AM

Janeane will be performing at Eastville Comedy Club tonight at 8pm.

by Anonymousreply 26August 20, 2021 9:42 PM

Bump.

by Anonymousreply 27August 21, 2021 8:18 AM

A cautionary tale of untreated depression.

She's pushing 60, childless, with a possibly fictional husband, and no career to speak of.

Margaret Cho is another '90s comedy goddess in the same boat: The USS Pathetic.

by Anonymousreply 28August 21, 2021 8:39 AM

R28 She's fine.

by Anonymousreply 29August 21, 2021 8:45 AM

Not every woman wants children.

by Anonymousreply 30August 21, 2021 11:27 AM

She was great in The West Wing.

by Anonymousreply 31August 21, 2021 12:08 PM

Come see Janeane Garofalo tonight at Eastville Comedy Club at 8pm.

by Anonymousreply 32August 21, 2021 10:56 PM

Janeane tonight.

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by Anonymousreply 33August 22, 2021 1:45 AM

She still performs? really? News to me.

by Anonymousreply 34August 23, 2021 3:34 AM

R34 Yep. She's at The Stand NYC and or there clubs during the week. She's at Eastville Comedy Club on Fridays and Saturdays.

by Anonymousreply 35August 23, 2021 3:38 AM

Janeane performs at Eastville Comedy Club tonight at 8pm.

by Anonymousreply 36September 18, 2021 10:50 PM

For those that missed it, Janeane Garofalo will be appearing on this Sunday's episode of Billions.

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by Anonymousreply 37September 20, 2021 11:12 PM

She was a cutie patootie in the Truth About Cats and Dogs, but then she made a pin cushion of her face and covered her precious body with tats and nobody could enjoy their cake.

by Anonymousreply 38September 20, 2021 11:27 PM

R38 She always had the tats.

by Anonymousreply 39September 20, 2021 11:30 PM

Great as Heather Mooney in "R&M" but that was it. Very smart and informed but no fun at all.

by Anonymousreply 40September 20, 2021 11:35 PM

Tonight at both 7pm and 8pm, Janeane Garofalo performs at The Stand in NYC.

by Anonymousreply 41September 21, 2021 9:13 PM

Janeane performs at The Stand tonight at 9pm.

by Anonymousreply 42September 22, 2021 11:45 PM

Janeane was on last night's episode of "Billions'. If you haven't seen it, watch it. It's a great show and a great episode.

by Anonymousreply 43September 27, 2021 9:31 PM

I love how much you love Janeane, r43 “TheGarofaholic.”

by Anonymousreply 44September 27, 2021 10:37 PM

I've had a few chances to see Garofalo perform but I haven't gone because I'm terrified I won't laugh. I really like her as an actor and podcast guest. Has anyone seen The Minus Man? I'm wondering if I should watch it today.

by Anonymousreply 45September 27, 2021 10:45 PM

R44 Aw, thank you.

R45 You should really go see her in NYC.

by Anonymousreply 46September 28, 2021 12:59 AM

Happy 57th Birthday to my longtime crush, the one and only Janeane Garofalo. Enjoy it, stay safe, and try to cut out the smokes.

You can see Janeane twice tonight, first 8pm at Gotham Comedy at 8pm, then at The Stand at 9pm.

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by Anonymousreply 47September 28, 2021 9:20 PM

Tonight at 7pm, Janeane performs at CaveatNYC.

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by Anonymousreply 48October 7, 2021 10:01 PM

Tonight at 7pm, Janeane Garofalo performs at the City Winery for one night only.

by Anonymousreply 49October 11, 2021 10:10 PM

Here's Janeane Garofalo's appearance on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien in 2000.

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by Anonymousreply 50October 13, 2021 11:16 PM

What was that bit she did on some show where she and Sandra Bernhard were playing Cagney & Lacy type cop partners shooting a scene that went haywire?

by Anonymousreply 51October 13, 2021 11:24 PM

Forgive my Swiss cheese memory, but I know I saw her at the Wiltern a gazillion years ago.

A charity event.

Multiple acts.

Bob and Dave were there.

Good Lord, were the Kids in the Hall there too??

I know I saw KITH at the Wiltern on a separate occasion, but besides JG and B&D, I know there were others, maybe KITH.

Can anyone substantiate my fever dream?

by Anonymousreply 52October 13, 2021 11:28 PM

R51 That was the 'D Girl" episode of The Sopranos.

R52 It probably did happen.

by Anonymousreply 53October 13, 2021 11:33 PM

Okay, yeah, the Sopranos.

Was Christopher the writer of the episode or something, right, and the ladies were less than pleased?

by Anonymousreply 54October 13, 2021 11:53 PM

She looked so mishapened and decrepit on that last season of Younger and should not be playing romantic interests, Lesbian or otherwise.

by Anonymousreply 55October 14, 2021 12:01 AM

R55 Watch her on the two "Billions" episodes she did. Looks great.

by Anonymousreply 56October 14, 2021 12:03 AM

Janeane will be performing at Eastville Comedy Club. Tonight at 8pm.

by Anonymousreply 57October 15, 2021 10:48 PM

Tonight at 8pm, Janeane Garofalo performs at EastVille Comedy Club.

by Anonymousreply 58October 22, 2021 11:47 PM

All these people were once up and coming stars.

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by Anonymousreply 59October 22, 2021 11:54 PM

Come see Janeane Garofalo tonight at 8pm at Eastville Comedy Club. .

by Anonymousreply 60October 23, 2021 10:59 PM

Tonight, two chances to see Janeane Garofalo. First at The Stand at 7pm, then at the City Vineyard at 7:30pm.

by Anonymousreply 61October 25, 2021 10:39 PM

Funny in Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion but I love that whole movie.

"FUCK OFF"

by Anonymousreply 62October 25, 2021 10:44 PM

Saw her in an old forgotten movie The Minus Man with that blonde haired actor whose name I can’t remember . Attempted suicide .

She was very good in this movie, as was the main actor. agree with poster who said untreated depression . Very common

by Anonymousreply 63October 25, 2021 10:58 PM

Met her once professional: Angry, unhygienic, nasty cunt. Her handler was professional and thankfully did most of the talking/business. This was a long time ago (20 years?), and I imagine she's only gotten worse over time. Horrible people rarely get nicer as they age.

by Anonymousreply 64October 25, 2021 11:24 PM

R64 What was this meeting about?

by Anonymousreply 65October 26, 2021 12:48 AM

She was doing a show at the theatre I was general managing

by Anonymousreply 66October 26, 2021 1:32 AM

R66 I find it hard to believe she would have a "Handler' with her at her shows. She never has had them in the past decade.

by Anonymousreply 67October 26, 2021 1:37 AM

Well this was 20 years ago. She had one then is all I can tell you. BTW, how would you know?

by Anonymousreply 68October 26, 2021 1:39 AM

R68 She's talked about how she travels alone.

What exactly did she do or say that was so sour, just curious?

by Anonymousreply 69October 26, 2021 1:41 AM

I don't recall the conversation verbatim from 20 years. It wasn't that important to me at the time, and honestly it's even less important to me now. What I do recall was that she was extraordinarily unpleasant (and I've met a few unpleasant [bigger] stars before) and looked several days past for a shower. Her face was permanently screwed up in a scowl. Not resting bitch face, but a scowl. I remember just feeling the heat of anger radiating off of her although nothing had occurred to set her off. The handler didn't have any complaints or issues on her behalf. I don't know what her problem was... maybe she was mad that I didn't make a big fuss about how famous and brilliant she was, maybe she was pissed that the show didn't sell well, maybe she was having her period. I don't know. I've been turned off to her ever since.

by Anonymousreply 70October 26, 2021 1:49 AM

She doesn't like to rehearse her acting performances.

by Anonymousreply 71October 26, 2021 1:50 AM

R70 Considering she quit drinking on 9/11/, is it possible you met her right before she stopped?

by Anonymousreply 72October 26, 2021 1:50 AM

R71 A lot of people don't.

by Anonymousreply 73October 26, 2021 1:51 AM

This was after 9/11. Not much after but after. A year maybe?

by Anonymousreply 74October 26, 2021 1:52 AM

R74 Maybe she was having a bad day. I've never heard a bad story about her when she doe shows.

by Anonymousreply 75October 26, 2021 1:56 AM

Sure, OK. Look, I get that you're a big fan of hers. I'm just saying what my personal (professional) experience was at that time. You can keep liking her if you wish -- that's fine by me.

by Anonymousreply 76October 26, 2021 2:02 AM

R76 Oh, no problem. I'm just saying you shouldn't judge a person just on one experience. She's changed since then.

by Anonymousreply 77October 26, 2021 2:05 AM
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