Anyone can be a jokester, but it takes true finesse to craft a great piece of comedy. As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and co-founder of Air America, Lizz Winstead is one of the top political satirists in America. In this three-hour workshop, Lizz will teach you all the steps to crafting smart jokes, and how to use political satire to get your point across.
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 Hip Hop legend CHUCK D and political big brain RACHEL MADDOW on board.
LIZZ'S talents as a comedian and media visionary have been recognized by The New York Times, The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly's 100 most Creative People. Her television appearances include Comedy Central Presents and regular spots on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" and "The Joy Behar Show." Most recently, Lizz wrote and produced an independent pilot of her Off-Broadway hit, "WAKE UP WORLD, a show Rachel Maddow called, "The funniest thing I have seen in years."