When you find out a popular musician or entertainer is a truly rotten person it’s easy enough to “cancel” them when you’re not a fan of them in the first place, but when their work is super popular and speaks to so many people, including yourself, it’s not so easy.
Co-creator of the Daily Show, Lizz Winstead, feels the best way to deal with sexist music made by sexist people is to expose the truth with a snappy cover song.
In the new Lady Parts Justice League Show, Lizz is touring with some fierce musicians to take a look at some of the most sexist songs ever written.
Today the she-larious Lizz Winsted joins us to look at “cancel” culture when entertainers are revealed to be harmful people. How has political comedy changed since she started the Daily Show on Comedy Central?
➤ Kathy Griffin goes on tour talking about life after the Trump severed head controversy.
➤ How to stand up for your beliefs as an entertainer.
➤ What does Lizz talk about with her gal pal comedians like Sarah Silverman?