The Daily Show founder Lizz Winstead and Maria Armoudian discuss the birth of The Daily Show, the death of Air America Radio, and the state of the media and comedy today.

Lizz Winstead is co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and the co-founder of Air America Radio. After creating The Daily Show, she formed ‘Shoot the Messenger Productions’ to create and develop other projects for television, theatre and the web.

 

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