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Workshop: The Onion & Clickhole Present: The Art of Satire in a World of Fake News

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the writers of ClickHole & The Onion as they guide you through the fundamentals of creating solid satire in a post-truth era. Through detailed instruction and small-group breakout sessions, learn the finer points of ClickHole and Onion writing as we pull back the curtain on our rigorous approach using humor to ridicule ignorant world-views and to shed light on the truth, and invite you to participate in finding your own unique comedy voice.

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Nicole Antonuccio
Art Director | The Onion | ClickHole | A.V. Club
Social ID (all platforms): @DonTonucci (@TheOnion / @Clickhole)

Bio: Nicole Antonuccio came to The Onion in 2013 where she currently works as the Art Director for both ClickHole and The Onion. She performs sketch and improv regularly in Chicago with iO Harold team Miracle Ranch, Your F*cked Up Relationship, ClickHole Live, and Hamsey, Hamsey and Hamsey! Nicole is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and could talk for hours about America’s “most liveable city”.
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Sofía Manfredi
Staff Writer | ClickHole
Social ID (all platforms): @sofiajmanfredi (@TheOnion / @Clickhole)
Bio: Sofía Manfredi is a ClickHole staff writer and performs in ClickHole Live shows. Before ClickHole, she studied biology and was a research assistant with the Jane Goodall Institute. She is from Pittsburgh and lives in Chicago.
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Lauren Moser
Senior Writer | The Onion
Social ID (all platforms): @moserlaur (@TheOnion / @Clickhole)
Bio: Lauren Moser is currently a Senior Writer for The Onion, and was previously a Senior Writer/Associate Editor for ClickHole. Before pursuing comedy, she studied electrical engineering and worked as a computer programmer. Lauren currently lives in Chicago.
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Coley Wright
Staff Writer | The Onion
Social ID (all platforms): @coltroms (@TheOnion / @Clickhole)
Bio: Coley Wright is a Staff Writer at the Onion, where she has served as nearly every variant of lowly contributor since 2012. Previously, she worked in television editing, off-Broadway theater, screenplay development, and very briefly had her life story optioned for what would have been a terrible TV show. She is based in Chicago but remains a Michigander at heart.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Rockwell
255 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02144 United States
Phone:
(617) 684-5335

Organizer

WICF

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Rockwell
255 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02144 United States
Phone:
(617) 684-5335

Organizer

WICF