Lizz Winstead is co-creator, former writer and former correspondent for “The Daily Show.” She also co-founded Air America Radio. Winstead is now well known as one of the country’s top political satirists. Her writing can be found in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and her book, “Lizz Free or Die.”
Andy Borowitz is a comedian, satirist and New Yorker magazine contributor whose fake news web site, “The Borowitz Report,” and its accompanying social media extensions should be at the top of everyone’s must-read list. His book “The 50 Funniest American Writer” was published in 2011.
Harry Shearer is an Emmy- and Grammy-nominated actor and writer whose credits include “Spinal Tap,” “A Mighty Wind” and “The Simpsons.” “The Big Uneasy,” his documentary about New Orleans before and after Katrina, was released in 2010.
Wyatt Cenac’s reports for “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart introduced his work to a wide audience, but his work reaches far beyond his role as a fake news writer and correspondent.
P. J. O’Rourke was a political satirist when Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert were still in short pants — and he was angry at the establishment when Sarah Palin was still reading sports scores on the local news.