Comedian Jena Friedman - American politics, online trolls and edgelords

Who Hurt You?

By Sofie Hagen

Comedian Jena Friedman - American politics, online trolls and edgelords

Monday, 17 June

Sofie talks to Jena Friedman about being a Jewish woman making political comedy in Trump’s America, getting into comedy through writing an anthropology paper, improv, dealing with online trolls, the history of abortion in the USA and introducing edgelords to feminism in her TV show Soft Focus. 


Trigger warning – Trump, abortion, state violence, nazis, white supremacists, inherited trauma, imposter syndrome, Woody Allen, cults, death, trauma, online abuse, death threats, racism, segregation, rape, incest, ectopic pregnancy, Hitler, sexual assault, guns, mental health issues, police brutality, therapy, OCD


Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus

Jingle by Harriet Braine

Produced by Dave Pickering


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