Sep 27, 2021
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30 minutes Maura Quint is a humor writer and activist whose work has been featured in publications such as McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She was named one of Rolling Stone’s top 25 funniest twitter accounts of 2016. When not writing comedy, Maura has worked extensively with non-profits in diverse sectors including political action campaigns, international arts collectives and health and human services organizations. She has never been officially paid to protest but did once find fifteen cents on the ground at an immigrants’ rights rally and wanted to make sure that had been disclosed. She was the co founder and executive director of TaxMarch.org
And she recently began a new gig at the Americans for TAx Fairness campaign director
58:00 Award winning Comedian and Writer and Host of the The David Feldman Show, David Feldman
David Feldman is an American comedy writer, standup
comedian and podcaster/radio host. He writes for Triumph The Insult
Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC.
Feldman has won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards and a CableACE award.
In the past several years he's written on Comedy Central's Roasts, Jeff Ross's The Burn and Joy Behar's Say Anything on Current TV. He also hosts a radio show with Ralph Nader for Pacifica.
He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and Fox's Talk Show With Spike Feresten.
Feldman has also written for The Academy Awards, The Emmys, Triumph The Insult Dog Comic and countless roasts on Comedy Central. Over the past few years he has written with and for Steve Martin, Martin Short, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Robert Smigel and Bette Midler.
As a comedian, Feldman has appeared frequently on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show, as well as his own special for Comedy Central. Feldman has also done commentary for Salon magazine.
In 2009, Feldman launched the listener supported 'David Feldman Show' (formerly known as the 'David Feldman Comedy Podcast'), which includes a diverse mixture of live and prerecorded content which can be downloaded from the iTunes Store for free. In November 2013, he released a special digital download only compilation album called 'The Very Best of the David Feldman Show, Vol. 1'.
Feldman began as a standup comic in San Francisco and currently resides in New York City. He has about 6 kids and several ex-wives. Feldman spoke at Pitzer College's 2009 Commencement Ceremony and released an album in the same year called 'Left Without Paying'.
He is a Democrat who has written jokes pro bono for candidates he supports. Feldman is a graduate of Columbia University in NYC and Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, New Jersey.