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He’s been called the “funniest human on Twitter” by The New York Times; “America’s satire king,” by the Daily Beast and “one of the funniest people in America” (CBS News Sunday Morning).

Join us as he hosts an A-list panel of comedians, journalists and celebrity guests to give their take on what the future holds for the USA.


Brief Bios

Lizz Winstead co-creator and former head writer of "The Daily Show" and Air America Radio co-founder, Lizz is one of the top political satirists in America. As a performer, Lizz brought her political wit to "The Daily Show" as a Correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting "Unfiltered," Air America Radio’s mid morning show, where she brought on board Hip Hop legend Chuck D and political big brain Rachel Maddow.

Hendrik Hertzberg is a senior editor and staff writer. His work is collected in two books, Politics and Obámanos.

Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1993, writes about legal affairs. Toobin is also the senior legal analyst for CNN, which he joined in 2002 after seven years with "ABC News." In 2000, he received an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Eliàn Gonzàlez case. His most recent book, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, was published in 2007. Toobin is also the author of the books Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election, (2001), A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President, (2000) and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, (1996).


This lecture is co-endowed by Michelle and Norman Lattman as part of the Funny People Series endowed by Buddy Teich.

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