Jessie Rosen is a Jersey-bred, LA-based writer, producer and storyteller.
She is the creator/producer of the storytelling series SUNDAY NIGHT SEX TALKS, performed monthly at UCB with talent such as Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Nate Corddry (Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens). Sex Talks was recently featured on ABC’s The Bachelorette.
Rosen is also the creator/writer of the blog 20-NOTHINGS—named a Top 25 Blog by TIME magazine and Top 100 Websites for Women and Top 10 Websites for Millennials by Forbes.
In 2016 Rosen’s YA novel, DEAD RINGER was published by Full Fathom Five. She is currently at work on a ½ hour comedy for Warner Brothers TV with Jim Parson’s That’s Wonderful. In her spare time, she watches hip hop dance videos on YouTube.
Ben Decter is an Emmy Award-winning composer and songwriter. Current projects include the Fox drama, Lucifer. When not writing, Ben can be found baking, boxing, gardening, or occasionally speaking with drug companies or lobbying congress on the importance of patient access to medicine. He has 2 grown children and a wife, all of whom challenge him in different, unexpected ways.
Laura Silverman is a writer and actress, best known for Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, The Comeback, and Bob’s Burgers. She currently has a pilot in development with Is or Isn’t Entertainment and Sony Television, and can next be seen in the upcoming season of Goliath on Amazon. She was once forced by a judge to say, ‘I want to get out of jury duty’ in a cartoon voice, in front of a full courtroom, and it was so humiliating that she immediately burst into tears (but it was worth it)—check her out as Shonda, Shinda, and Khrysthalle on Disney’s Star vs. the Forces of Evil).
Katie Mitchell is a southern girl, born and raised in New Orleans. She comes from a long line of dreamers, storytellers, and men who weep. Katie has been an actress for over 30 years in television, stage, and voice-overs. For this career choice she blames Helen Keller. But that is a story for another time.
She has turned her attention to writing, which is what she truly wanted to do all along.
Currently finishing a novel, Big Daddy's Knee, set in 1969 Louisiana. She has 2 essays printed in the book Deliver Me. You can read more of her work on Medium.com .
She lives in Los Angeles with the kid.
Josh Radnor and Ben Lee
Josh Radnor starred as Ted Mosby on the CBS hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother. Josh made his writing and directorial debut in the independent film Happythankyoumoreplease for which he won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award. He also wrote, directed and starred in Liberal Arts, which also premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Radnor has appeared on Broadway in Disgraced which was nominated for a Tony for best play, as well as portraying Dr. Jedediah Foster on the PBS American Civil War drama series, Mercy Street. Josh is currently on tour with Ben Lee supporting the release of their self-titled album, Radnor/Lee. He is set to star in the upcoming NBC series, Rise.
Ben Lee is an Australian singer/songwriter who first came to attention in the early 1990’s when his teenage underground homemade pop songs were championed by the tastemaker heroes of the day, the Beastie Boys and Sonic Youth. Ben has gone on to be a prolific creator of beloved spiritual-indie albums like Awake is the New Sleep, Love is the Great Rebellion, and Freedom, Love & the Recuperation of the Human Mind. He has also been a collaborator with anyone who is anyone in the world of intelligent songwriting: a supergroup with Ben Folds called The Bens, producer on Jill Sobule’s upcoming Nostalgia Kills, songwriter for singers such as Zooey Deschanel and Neil Finn on his Mixtape album, folky duo Radnor & Lee with actor/director Josh Radnor, producer/co-writer for Margaret Cho’s Grammy-nominated ChoDependent, musical director for legendary outsider artist Daniel Johnston, and has even written a quirky cosmic musical called B is for Beer with legendary American author Tom Robbins.