Cory BookerComedy andEverything Else Episode#171
I was an early adopter to the daily show, I loved it since the days of Craig Kilborn and Brian Unger. So I was very excited to talk with the creator of the Daily Show, Lizz Winstead!
Lizz Free or Die is her new book in which she tells us how it all began, along with lots of other interesting and funny things.
She writes of getting knocked up by her hockey player boyfriend in high school, spending a fortune on her dogs' waste problems, and saying goodbye to her dying father with understated insight and, of course, humor—reminding us of its value as an antidote to both political and personal hardship. ..Salon.com
Mike Macrae opens the show with his impression of an Imam explaining how to interpret the Koran through the prism of modern alternative comedy. It just may be my favorite sketch in maybe ever.
Corey Booker, the mayor of Newarki NJ who was supposed to be speaking on behalf of the Obama campaign but actually ended up saying their campaign makes him nauseous. We got him on the phoneto explain and who knew Mike MacRae could do an impression of Corey Booker?