Jenny Jaffe is a New York based comedy writer and performer whose credits include staff writing positions at CollegeHumor and MTV. She is the host of the monthly variety show Camp Time with Jenny Jaffe at the PIT. Otherwise, that would be a really weird name for that show to have. She holds a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she was a member of (and later director of) Hammerkatz. She’s from California, lives in Manhattan, and knows she’ll inevitably wind up in Brooklyn.

Check Out the Trailer for 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2'

More good news coming out of San Diego Comic Con this week— Hot Tub Time Machine 2 has a redband trailer! And it's pretty funny! Admittedly, I didn't see the first one, but the basic premise is that four friends (John Cusack, Craig Robinson, Clark…
By Jenny Jaffe

Did Dwayne Johnson Just Spill A Huge Secret?

It's San Diego Comic Con time, which means all sorts of exciting news about nerdy-but-really-mainstream-but-sure-let's-pretend-they're-nerdy-things are coming out! But one comic book movie detail that came out today wasn't revealed at SDCC at all—…
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The Only 7 Movies Worse Than '50 Shades of Grey'

Well, the highly anticipated trailer for the screen adaptation of the all-too-popular, Twilight fanfiction-adapted, mom-friendly-erotica series 50 Shades of Grey is here, and people are getting pretty excited. I'm kind of stumped as to why, though.…
By Jenny Jaffe

7 Pickles We'd Love to Give to Caleb Reynolds

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5 Reasons to Dread 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

Well, I'm not super thrilled to report Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has an official release date. Sometimes, with relationships and with movies, it's just not working. Sometimes, you just have to accept that you both want different things. Other…
By Jenny Jaffe

Is Kim K's iPhone Game Actually Free to Download?

They say the best things in life are free, and everyone's favorite shockingly fun iPhone game is no different. If you're anything like me, you resisted downloading Kim Kardashian: Hollywood for as long as you can. For one, it sends entirely the…
By Jenny Jaffe

There's Something Weird About This Fashion Vlogger

In the age of YouTube, make-up and fashion vloggers like Michelle Phan and Bethany Mota present seemingly unattainable standards of beauty and having-their-shit-together-ness. Is there any way to realistically live up to the kind of Pinterest-tastic…
By Jenny Jaffe

'How I Met Your Dad' May Be Happening After All

Awesome news on the How I Met Your Dad front— amid swirling rumors that the much hyped How I Met Your Mother spinoff, which was greenlit and then abruptly cancelled, may be back in the works after all. Today, CBS chairman Nina Tassler confirmed that…
By Jenny Jaffe

Listen to Brandy Cover This Unexpected Song

These days, Brandy Norwood might be known as a reality star, a Dancing With the Stars competitor, an actor in shows like The Game, 90210, and Drop Dead Diva, and the older of Kim Kardashian's infamous ex-boyfriend Ray J. But if, like me, you grew up…
By Jenny Jaffe

Creepy Trailer for 'Annabelle' Looks Good AND Bad

I'm kind of stumped. See, I just watched the brand new trailer for Annabelle, the movie spinoff starring the horrifying doll from The Conjuring , and I genuinely can't tell if it looks great or terrible. Or maybe it looks so bad it's good? The…
By Jenny Jaffe

Watch A Disney Animator's Beautiful Short Film

In the age of CGI, 3D, and, somehow, even Smell-O-Vision, sometimes the best visual tricks are no tricks at all. Glen Keane, the former Disney animator responsible for designing Ariel, Pocahontas, and Rapunzel, just released a hand-animated…
By Jenny Jaffe

15 Completely Baffling Deleted Celebrity Tweets

Eight years ago, a new microblogging site called Twitter was made public to the world. No one knew what to make of this "Twi-tter," but we pawed at it anyhow, like monkeys at a monolith, or children playing before a statue of Hercules, none of us…
By Jenny Jaffe

'TFIOS' Fans, Meet Peter Van Houten's Fave Band

Now that the tears have finally dried from multiple viewings of The Fault in Our Stars , we can finally stop asking "WHY, AUGUSTUS WATERS, WHY?!" and start asking the important questions. You know, like, "What was up with that Swedish rap?" If you…
By Jenny Jaffe

'Boyhood' & 5 Ways to Deal With Aging Actors

If you haven't seen Richard Linklater's sublime and magnificent Boyhood yet, I promise I won't spoil it for you, but the gist of it is this: A boy grows up. Over the course of 12 years, Linklater worked with then-child actor Ellar Coltrane to…
By Jenny Jaffe

7 New Things You'll Notice Re-Watching 'TFIOS'

Have you seen The Fault in Our Stars yet? Of course you have, it's one of the most profitable films of the year. Besides, you have a heart and enjoy watching young, hopeful, beautiful people find love, right? So yeah, you've seen it. The real…
By Jenny Jaffe

7 Failed Auditions From Big Celebs

There are some celebrities who are so big it's almost hard to believe that at one point, they weren't famous. These are the stars at the top of the A-list who directors and producers will literally beg to be a part of their films because they have…
By Jenny Jaffe

His New Short Film Is Completely Disturbing

Hey, how's your day going? Fun? Calm? Maybe hanging out with a friend or watching TV? Well, why don't you stop having a pleasant time and watch this awful, horrifying, repulsive, and deeply upsetting short that features Michael Shannon kidnapping,…
By Jenny Jaffe

They Need to Stop with the Fake Guns

Remember a few weeks ago when Khloe Kardashian posted a picture on Instagram with her boyfriend French Montana in which they were drinking champagne while Montana held an automatic rifle? And remember how that was pretty problematic because, you…
By Jenny Jaffe

Meet the Man Behind All Your Favorite Movies

If you haven't watched the newly released trailer for Reese Witherspoon's new film, Wild , stop reading this right now and go watch it immediately. It looks excellent. In what will likely be an Oscar-bait performance for Witherspoon, Wild tells the…
By Jenny Jaffe

Real-Life Yellow Card Moments That Need to Happen

With World Cup fever still ravaging the globe, it was only a matter of time before the world turned into one big soccer game. It's no surprise, then, that one referee has taken to giving out yellow and red cards for social violations — everything…
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