co-creator of “The Daily Show”
Lizz Winstead is a writer, producer and comic. She heads the nonprofit Lady Parts Justice, which uses comedy and digital media to chide politicians. She is the co-creator of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, and star of the web show Wake Up World and WakeUpWorld.tv.
Co-creator Lizz Winstead points out one of Jon Stewart’s motivators as a host: to have a platform where he could call out the political talking heads on news programs.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Ninety percent of US counties lack an abortion provider. Trump Administration policies threaten the reproductive rights of millions of women.
Feb. 1, 2018
from To the Point
Is this country finally turning a corner when it comes to sexual harassment?
Nov. 22, 2017
from To the Point
The 48th annual Telluride Film Festival took place actually, rather than virtually, at its accustomed site almost 10,000 feet up in the Colorado Rockies.
from Film Reviews
The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.
from News Stories
The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.
Natalie Morales built up a bunch of acting credits on shows including “Parks and Recreation” and “The Grinder.” But what she really wanted to do was direct.
from The Business
Josh Barro, Tim Carney and David Dayen discuss President Biden’s vaccine mandates, early cuts and bargaining chips in the Democrats’ spending bill, and America’s post-Trump…
from Left, Right & Center
Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.
The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.
The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.
from Greater LA
While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.