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Funny In Failure

Oct 4, 2021

Janet Varney is an Emmy-Nominated actor, comedian, Improviser, writer, producer & podcaster.

Animation fans know her as the voice of Korra on Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra. Comedy fans know her from her stand up, Thrilling Adventure Hour and SF Sketchfest where she is the co-founder and co-director. Podcast fans know her show The JV Club & Avatar: Braving the Elements. Quirky sketch comedy fans probably know Neil’s Puppet Dreams, which she created as a series featuring Neil Patrick Harris.

TV fans have been glued to the awesome Stan Against Evil, Drillbit Taylor, You’re the worst, a Burning Love, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, American Housewife, Maron, Shameless, Key and Peele, Kroll Show, Psych, Children’s Hospital, Bones and Take My Wife. She also created, wrote and stars in the IFC series Fortune Rookie and will also star as the voice of Wonder Woman in Injustice.

We cover a lot in this chat such as escape rooms, dealing with anxiety & panic attacks, Stan Against Evil, shows that get cancelled, gratitude, podcasting, creativity, ambition, improv and confidence.

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JV Club Podcast

Avatar: Braving the Elements


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