Comedian Janeane Garofalo talks about her new standup special If You Will, plus Obama, religion and the controversy she stirred up on The View (with audio)

returned to the stage in May to record an all-new standup special, entitled Janeane Garofalo: If You Will, that airs this weekend on the EpixHD channel. The actress/comedian/activist joined me this morning to talk about If You Will, her avoidance of the Internet, and why she's so bummed about Obama. Plus, I got her reaction to the recent kerfuffle on The View between Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Joy Behar over comments Garofalo made about prayer and the president.

Listen to the full interview (and check out the juicy clip from The View) after the jump …

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