So you wanna learn more about Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham, the adorable best friend comedy ladies who have a new show called Playing House that premieres on USA Network that happens to be their first original comedy series and please watch it at 10pm/9c on April 29th and tell all your friends to do it too? GOOD. Chances are, you’ve seen Lennon and/or Jess without knowing it, whether it be from their plentiful parts in all your favorite comedy shows and films or Jessica’s Marshalls commercials (you know they make you want to save on big brands). This post will catch you up on Jessica and Lennon’s awesome work and friendship so you can be all caught up for the premiere of Playing House!
Twitter - @lennonparham @jessica_stclair @playinghouseusa
Best Friends Forever
Sadly only 6 episodes before cancellation, BFF is the best primer for Jessica and Lennon’s brand of relatable, warm comedy. Jessica moves back in with best friend Lennon despite Lennon’s live-in boyfriend Joe. Hijinks ensue, Queenetta will win your heart, you will ship Jessica and Rav.
+ Full series streaming on NBC.com
On Comedy Bang! Bang!, Jessica St. Clair brings us Marissa Wompler, Earwolf’s enthusiastic teenage intern who immediately threw on the cans and womped it up into our hearts. While Marissa has been around CBB for a while, her episodes with Lennon’s Charlotte Listler - Marissa’s strange STARs program teacher - are required listening.
+ Comedy Bang Bang #154 - Finger Guns
+ Earwolf Presents #19 - Christmas Womptacular
+ Comedy Bang Bang #220 - 4 Paydays & A Baby
+ Comedy Bang Bang #238 - Marissa Wompler’s Birthday Pool Party LIVE
On Improv4Humans, Jess and Len joined Jason Mantzoukas for an episode with what Matt Besser calls “perfect chemistry” - I laughed myself to tears in public listening to this, so beware.
+ #42 - Quadruple Mix-In
+ #42.5 - Bonus Cut: Childhood Rivalry
On How Did This Get Made?, Jess and Len watch The Adventures of Pluto Nash and Jessica is confused literally to the point of tears.
+ #34 - The Adventures of Pluto Nash
While not taped together like the other podcasts in this post, Jessica and Lennon’s episodes of You Made It Weird and The JV Club will teach you all you need to know about both women. Whether you’re looking for discussion of Anne of Green Gables or the musical Chess or advice on how to make it in comedy, look no farther.
+ You Made It Weird #101 - Jessica St. Clair
+ You Made It Weird #140 - Lennon Parham
+ The JV Club #8 - Jessica St. Clair
+ The JV Club #85 - Lennon Parham
Watch tons of promos and cute videos from Jess and Len on Playing House’s Youtube channel!
>Did I miss something important? Let me know! Expect this to be updated as the gals do more podcasts and things to gear up for Playing House!
I can’t get the formatting nice like Caity but here’s a link to today’s CBB appearance, entitled “Wompster’s University.”
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