Laughing Liberally Presents A “Live-Riffing” Of Atlas Shrugged: Part One
Session Type(s): Screening Series
Starts: Thursday, Jun. 20 10:30 PM
Ends: Thursday, Jun. 20 11:45 PM
Room: Marriott Ballroom 1/2
In the style of Mystery Science Theater 3000 or RiffTrax, this would be both a screening, and a performance as Laughing Liberally comedians mock and riff on the ridiculously bad film based off the Ayn Rand libertarian manifesto, Atlas Shrugged: Part One.
Josh Bolotsky is a veteran digital campaign strategist who helps people and movements doing vital, interesting, meaningful work.
Josh served as New Media Director of The Other 98% from 2010-2014, while also assisting various organized progressive efforts as a social media strategist for Agit-Pop Communications. Upon leaving Other 98%, he served as Digital Team Lead for the Zephyr Teachout campaign for Governor.
Since the Teachout campaign, Josh has worked as a freelance online and campaign strategy consultant for people and movements doing vital, interesting and meaningful things. His work has been featured/discussed in the New York Times, CBS News, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, The Guardian, the Washington Post, Bloomberg, USA Today, Mashable & The Nation. His writing has been published in the Huffington Post, AlterNet, and the critically acclaimed activist’s tactics manual Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox For Revolution.
He is also the proprietor of the email assistance service InboxIntervention.com.
Other sessions: Test Screen Your Online Media, Video + Social Graphics
Matthew Filipowicz is a comedian, cartoonist, satirist and the host of The Matthew Filipowicz Show, a progressive political talk show. His work has been featured on Ain’t It Cool News, the Atlantic, the BBC, CNN, HBO, the Huffington Post, the London Times, the Nation, the New York Times, NPR, PBS, the Wall Street Journal and many other outlets.
Before starting his own talk show, Matthew was a regular contributor and sometime guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. For close to three years he created a daily satirical political cartoon for the website Headzup.tv. He has also created videos for the ACLU, the Center for Media and Democracy, Mother Jones, MoveOn.org, the Nation, the National Conference for Media Reform, Netroots Nation, NYSUT, Vote Vets, the Young Turks and more.
He is the the national coordinator for Laughing Liberally and the chapter head of Laughing Liberally Boston.