Ian Coburn

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oooh, orphan Template:Update Ian Coburn is a Chicago comedian and author of the book God is a Woman: Dating Disasters. Coburn purports to hold the industry tour record of 106 consecutive weeks on the road.[1] Coburn was an expert for Lifetime TV on their web site Lifetime Love Panel.[2]


He began performing professionally as a stand-up comedian when he was 19.[3]

Coburn's first big break came at age nineteen, when Jimmy Pardo recommended him as an opening act for Drew Carey at a comedy club in a Chicago suburb.[4] He has worked across the U.S. and Canada and opened for celebrity acts like "Damon Wayans, and Cedric the Entertainer, before going on to headline himself."[5]

In 2000, Coburn, took the time off to take care of his father, who had a heart attack and diabetes.[6]

God is a Woman: Dating Disasters

His comic relationship advice book God is a Woman: Dating Disasters was published in 2007.[7]

From July 23–25, 2007, his book ranked #1 in humor bestsellers on Amazon.ca.[8]


  1. Getting in the Game, Sun-Times News Group, February 14, 2007
  2. Lifetime TV web site, [1] Template:Webarchive, August 7, 2007
  3. Benedetti, Winda (28 August 1998). "COMEDIAN IAN COBURN LOST HIS BEARINGS ALONG WAY (review)". The Spokesman-Review. https://search.proquest.com/news/docview/394861719/A0E647AED24C4C43PQ/2?accountid=10226. Retrieved 1 May 2019. 
  4. "Don't Tell My Mom", God is a Woman site Template:Webarchive, 2007
  5. Coburn's site, [2], 2005
  6. MovieBytes Interview with Screenwriter Ian Coburn, [3], 2005
  7. Kyles, Kyra (9 May 2007). "DATE SPOILERS ; When it comes to making a good impression, there are a few things to keep in mind (book review)". Chicago Tribune. https://search.proquest.com/news/docview/420532786/4D8142BEDE2A4A57PQ/5?accountid=10226. Retrieved 1 May 2019. 
  8. Morningstar, [4], July 26, 2007

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