Shooing Away Shrooms Dealers and Other Comedy Lessons: A Conversation With Lizz Winstead

There are a lot of comedians on tour today who can make fart jokes about the GOP, but very few who have legitimately changed American political discourse. Lizz Winstead is one of that rare handful. Along with collaborator Madeleine Smithberg, she created The Daily Show. Since leaving the show in 1998 (after alleged clashes with then-host Craig Kilborn), she’s remained a major presence in American comedy and commentary: she co-created Air America Radio, bringing on talents like Rachel Maddow and […]

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