Lizz Winstead is a comedian, activist, and author who co-created The Daily Show, Air America Radio and most recently The Lady Parts Justice League: A cabal of comics who use pop culture and digital media to sound the alarm about the erosion of reproductive rights. On this Ep, Lizz joins the gals in the booth to talk Trump, #resistance, and the persuasive powers of comedy.
Emily Rems is a feminist writer, editor, rock star, playwright, and occasional plus-size model living in New York’s East Village. Best known as managing editor of BUST magazine, Emily is also a music and film commentator for New York’s NPR affiliate WNYC, and is the drummer for the horror-punk band the Grasshoppers. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in the anthologies Cassette from my Ex and Zinester’s Guide to NYC, and her short stories have been published in Rum Punch Press, Lumen, Prose ‘N Cons Mystery Magazine, Writing Raw, and PoemMemoirStory. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for fiction in 2015 and is working on a novel. Follow her on Twitter @emilyrems.