Political Satire Writing Workshop with Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead
Throughout history comedians, writers, activists and performers have used satire to question those who abuse authority, call out hypocrites, and ignite movements. As Co-creator and Head Writer of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, Lizz Winstead changed the way people get their news and react to politics forever.
Lizz takes on hypocrisy with a brilliant razor sharp wit, hitting all the big guys who choose to abuse their power.
During this limited enrollment workshop Lizz will lead you through the thought process of some of her most effective and timely parodies, teach you how to craft a joke and discuss responding to current events promptly with limited resources.
ABOUT LIZZ WINSTEAD.
As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and Air America Radio co-founder, Lizz Winstead is one of the top political satirists in America. As a performer, Lizz brought her political wit to The Daily Show as a correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting Unfiltered, Air America Radio's mid-morning show, where she brought on board Hip Hop legend, Chuck D and political big brain Rachel Maddow.
Lizz's talents as a comedian and media visionary have been recognized by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly's 100 most Creative People issue and has brought numerous television appearances, including Comedy Central Presents, weekly segments on The Ed Show on MSNBC and The Joy Behar Show on Headline News and is blogging regularly at The Huffington Post.
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