Karen, a nationally recognized stand up comic, has made several appearances in both  seasons of The Jim Gaffigan Show.  She has appeared on The View, Comedy Central, Nick Moms, the Oxygen Network, The TV GuideNetwork, House Hunters, and The Joy Behar Show, and Law & Order. Karen has been invited twice to perform at HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen Colorado and The Great American Comedy Festival  at the Johnny Carson Theatre in Norfolk Nebraska.  Karen has written two comic novels,  Following Polly and Perfect is Overrated, which have earned praise from The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, and her mother-in-law.  Karen was a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and More Magazine.

Karen appears on the album Mothers Know Best… Sometimes.