'Daily Show' Correspondent Michelle Wolf Brings Her Sharp Political Comedy to Laugh Out Loud

click to enlarge 'Daily Show' Correspondent Michelle Wolf Brings Her Sharp Political Comedy to Laugh Out Loud
Mindy Tucker
You may have first seen her portraying “Grown-Up Annie” on Late Night with Seth Meyers, or interviewing an itchy-buttholed candidate for an internet startup on the web series Now Hiring, but seriously folks, stand-up comic and Daily Show correspondent Michelle Wolf began her post-collegiate career
click to enlarge 'Daily Show' Correspondent Michelle Wolf Brings Her Sharp Political Comedy to Laugh Out Loud
Mindy Tucker
 working at financial institutions Bear Stearns and JPMorgan Chase. “For the most part,” she told The Guardian last year, “there was just a lot of people yelling at each other and getting mad for no reason and trying to place blame. I was like, ‘I’m turning into a bad person.’” The unpleasant experience obviously helped her pinpoint hypocrisy as she does when mock-celebrating Kellyanne Conway’s mind-boggling lying skills or skewering the sexism of the GOP’s proposed healthcare bill on Comedy Central’s long-running news sendup. But Wolf also told The Guardian, “If I have to make four more years of Donald Trump jokes, that will drive me insane,” which is probably why she tempers her political commentary with jokes about how weird dudes’ balls look.

KEEP SA CURRENT!

Since 1986, the SA Current has served as the free, independent voice of San Antonio, and we want to keep it that way.

Becoming an SA Current Supporter for as little as $5 a month allows us to continue offering readers access to our coverage of local news, food, nightlife, events, and culture with no paywalls.

Join today to keep San Antonio Current.

Scroll to read more Arts Stories & Interviews articles

Join SA Current Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.