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Kathleen makes an appearance among a bevy of comics in Kevin Pollak’s new film Misery Loves Company. Veteran actor and comic Kevin Pollak explores the idea that laughter has to come from a place of deep suffering in interviews with more than 60 comics in order to get to the core of what makes them tick. At what point did they realize they wanted to be funny for a living, and what is it that keeps them coming back to the spotlight’s harsh glare? The film debuts in select theatres April 24th and will be featured at the TriBeCa FilmFest April 22nd. It is also available for download on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video Read about the film on Salon Do you have to be miserable to be funny?
Kathleen will be headlining the Child Saving Institute’s 2015 Cabaret fundraising event on May 9th at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Omaha, NE. All proceeds from the event will go to fund CSI’s life saving programming. Individual tickets, preferred seating and tables for up to 10 range in price from $175 – $3000. A portion of the ticket price is tax deductible. Click here to reserve your ticket or table About Child Saving Institute…CSI provides vital services to children and families. We serve pregnant women and young parents. We help young adults acquire the skills they need to transition to independence. We serve foster parents and biological parents to help them learn the skills they need for family well-being. And we work with kids, all kinds of kids–babies, toddlers, elementary-aged, junior high and high school–to ensure all children in our community are safe, well-cared-for and loved. Sometimes, in the face of abuse and neglect, it can be a daunting task, but the rewards of success–a child’s smile, a baby’s chuckle, a teen’s nod of accomplishment–make the journey well worth it. For more info, please see CSI’s website
Kathleen made her second appearance last night on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore as part of the panel discussing Gay groups marching in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Check it out! Get More: Comedy Central , Funny Videos , Funny TV Shows You can watch the full episode on The Nightly Show website .