Saturday, August 09, 2008

NPR asks comedy insiders - How Does Comedy Influence Politics?

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Runs approx 30 minutes

NPR: Talk of the Nation, August 7, 2008 · Political comedy is everywhere these days, from The Colbert Report, to SNL skits, to political ads on YouTube. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, and Adam McKay [writer of Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and Step Brothers and creator of the recent McCain/Paris Hilton ad] weigh in on the relationship between politicians and the comedians who mock them.

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