When comedian Laurie Kilmartin
found out her father had advanced lung cancer, she processed it the best way she could: by tweeting jokes about her father’s decline. The real-time mourning gave rise to Kilmartin’s stand-up special, “45 Jokes About My Dead Dad,” available on Seeso
. Kilmartin is a writer for Conan
on TBS and author of Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us
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