Andy Borowitz’s Countdown to Election ‘12: Only 538 Days Left

  • May 18, 2011
  • 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Library Auditorium, 3rd Floor - WPB Public Library


Award-winning satirist Andy Borowitz of the Borowitz Report has been called "America's satire king" by The Daily Beast. In what promises to be an irreverentundefinedand certainly the earliestundefinedlook at the 2012 elections, Borowitz will be joined by an A-list panel of comedians and journalists.

Andy Borowitz is joined by the following guests:

Susie Essman has played the sassy Susie Greene for all seven seasons of the critically-acclaimed HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm. Her hilarious bouts of withering sarcasm and uninhibited insults have become her character's trademark. She has been a veteran of the world of stand up comedy for 25 years. She has appeared in her own half-hour HBO comedy special and has made numerous TV and film appearances. She is also the author of What Would Susie SayundefinedBullsh*t Wisdom Wisdom About Love, Life and Comedy.

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

Calvin Trillin is a journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.

Friends members can attend for FREE, please join us prior to the show for the Annual Friends Meeting at 6:30 and refreshments.

The General Public can attend for $10.00.

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