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Podcast: Has Trump Been Good For Comedy?

Washington Post writer Elahe Izadi discusses the new landscape of Late Night television, stand-up comedy, and Netflix specials on the Federalist Radio Hour.

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Elahe Izadi, writer at The Washington Post who covers pop culture and comedy, joins this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour. 

Izadi and Ben Domenech discuss her profile of Seth Meyers, as well as the current state of late night shows, stand-up sets, and Netflix specials.

Has the arrival of Trump changed joke writing for the worse?

“I think there’s an expectation in late night that you’re going to comment on the topical,” she said. “I think everyone is just kind of going to what articulates their viewpoint.”

Listen to the full episode here: