The Gist speaks with comedian Jen Kirkman and vexillologist Ted Kaye.

You Should Definitely Check Out Comedian Jen Kirkman’s Second Show in Winnipeg

You Should Definitely Check Out Comedian Jen Kirkman’s Second Show in Winnipeg

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Sept. 17 2014 6:16 PM

Comedian Jen Kirkman Doesn’t Want Kids. Cue Outrage.

The hypothetical next generation would like to thank this talented stand-up for not procreating.

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Mike Pesca has an idea for what Jen Kirkman should name the kid she doesn't want to have.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo courtesy of Jen Kirkman.

Listen to Episode 94 of Slate’s The Gist:

Today on The Gist, comedian Jen Kirkman explains what it’s like to defend her decision not to have kids. She’s the host of the I Seem Fun podcast and author of I Can Barely Take Care of Myself. Plus, Ted Kaye joins us for a vexillology corner about the upcoming Scottish vote. For the Spiel, we play a game called “Find the Faux Fellow Forthwith.”

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.