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VIDEO: Comedy Congress at the Crawford Family Forum


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If you weren't able to make it to the Crawford Family Forum, we have the full video up for you to enjoy!

Election season might be over, but that doesn't mean Comedy Congress is too. From the Petraeus love pentagon to fiscal cliff worries, join Patt Morrison and her guests to laugh at the madness of it all — the truth hurts far less when it's told by comedians. Our motto on Comedy Congress is that just when politics makes you want to cry, it's usually best to laugh.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Ben Gleib, roundtable regular on Chelsea Lately, host of the podcast "Last Week on Earth"

Evan Sayet, stand-up comedian, creator of "Right to Laugh"

Jeff Cesario, actor, comedian and Emmy award-winning writer, who has written for Dennis Miller Live, The Larry Sanders Show and Brand X with Russell Brand

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VIDEO: Comedy Congress Election Night Special

Comedy Congress - Election Night

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Patt Morrison hosts a special election night edition of Comedy Congress with comedians Alonzo Bodden and Ben Gleib.

If you weren't able to make it to the Crawford Family Forum for Election Night, we have the full video up for you to enjoy!

Join host Patt Morrison and a team of comedians riff on the news on election night. 

SPECIAL GUESTS

Alonzo Bodden, winner of season 3 of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," and star of Showtime Comedy Special and podcast  "Who's Paying Attention"

Ben Gleib, roundtable regular on Chelsea Lately, host of the podcast "Last Week on Earth"

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VIDEO: 'Comedy Congress' live at the Crawford Family forum

Comedy Congress -  October 24, 2012

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It's time again for Comedy Congress! Join Patt Morrison and her guests: Alonzo Bodden, Ben Gleib and Maz Jobrani to laugh at the madness of politics - the truth hurts far less when it’s told by comedians.

If you weren't able to make it to the Crawford Family Forum, we have the full video up for you to enjoy!

The comedic material emanating from Washington and across the country is enough to make any sitcom writer jealous, even if most of that comedy is unintentional. Our motto on Comedy Congress is that just when politics makes you want to cry, it’s usually best to laugh.

Join Patt Morrison and her guests to laugh at the madness of it all—the truth hurts far less when it’s told by comedians.

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

Alonzo Bodden, winner of season 3 of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," and star of Showtime Comedy Special and podcast  "Who's Paying Attention"

Ben Gleib, roundtable regular on Chelsea Lately, host of the podcast "Last Week on Earth"

Maz Jobrani, founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, a recurring panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me,” and travels throughout the country

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VIDEO: Patt's Props and Pints 'Know Your Ballot' party

Props and Pints – It’s a “Know Your Ballot” Party!

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With increasing complexity and sometimes misleading language, voters have a monumental job just figuring out what each proposition means. Patt Morrison and her guests at the Crawford Family Forum parse the props and confusion.

Propositions 30 and 38 are both about raising taxes, right? But what’s the difference between the two? What will they really do for the California’s massive budget deficit?

Since 1911, initiatives have been part of this state’s ballot, with more than 20 props facing the voters in some years. With increasing complexity and sometimes misleading language, voters have a monumental job just figuring out what each proposition means.

Look no further! Patt Morrison and her guests at the Crawford Family Forum parsed the props and cleared some of the confusion on Thursday, Oct. 18. Watch the full video to see what you missed!

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