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All of these wacky wiener photos are publicity shots from my solo show "My Salvation Has a First Name: A Wienermobile Journey."
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Robin Gelfenbien is a NYC-based storyteller, writer and comedian who has performed on PBS, The Moth, RISK! and Mortified. She’s the Creator and Host of the storytelling series and podcast, “Yum’s the Word,” that features her homemade ice cream cakes. 

The show has been named a New York Times and Time Out New York Critic’s Pick. Guests have included Tim Gunn, Jason Biggs, Joy Behar and stars from “Orange is the New Black.”

New York Magazine called her solo show, “My Salvation Has a First Name: A Wienermobile Journey,” “the highlight of the Fringe” and Time Out New York gave it 4 stars.

She's performed her original comedy songs at The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and on Sirius Radio. She’s also been featured in Marie Claire magazine and she starred in a commercial directed by Spike Lee

www.robingelfenbien.com  |  @robingelfenbien  | @yumsthewordshow


Robin Gelfenbien is the self-proclaimed Ambassador of Fun. A NYC-based storyteller, writer and comedian, Robin has performed on PBS, The Moth, RISK! and Mortified. She’s the Creator and Host of the storytelling series and podcast, “Yum’s the Word,” that features her homemade ice cream cakes. 

The show has been named one of the “5 Best Storytelling Series in NYC” by CBS, a New York Times and Time Out New York Critic’s Pick and Bon Appetit raved, “We love Yum’s the Word.” Guests have included Tim Gunn, Jason Biggs, Aasif Mandvi, Joy Behar and stars from “Orange is the New Black.”

Robin has written jokes for emcee Rosie O’Donnell at The Matrix Awards where featured presenters included Martha Stewart, Rupert Murdoch, Hillary Clinton and more.

Her critically-acclaimed solo show, “My Salvation Has a First Name (A Wienermobile Journey),” premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival. New York Magazine called it “the highlight of the Fringe” and Time Out New York gave it 4 stars.

She's performed her original comedy songs at The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and on Sirius Radio. She’s also been on VH1 and AMC, and she starred in a commercial directed by Spike Lee.

Robin was a Featured Speaker at New York Social Media Week for a session on storytelling and businessand she has hosted storytelling workshops for Citi, PwC, Meredith Publishing, NYU, She’s the First, schools and more. 

She’s currently working on a screenplay about how the Wienermobile saved her life.

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