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Will Durst

Biography

As the sacred cows routinely paint targets on their foreheads practically begging for someone to puncture their pomposity, America cries out for a man with the aim, strength, and style to hit them where it hurts the funniest. Will Durst is that man. Sweeping both sides of the aisle with a quiver full of arrows dipped in common sense, Durst transcends party ties, having performed at events honoring former Presidents Bill Clinton and George HW Bush as well as acclaimed appearances at both a Mayors Convention and Governors Conference.

A Midwestern baby boomer with a media- induced identity crisis, Durst, according to the New York Times is “quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” This equal opportunity offender is exceptionally adept at swatting both partisan political piñatas upside their heads.

Although a prolific writer, he professes little need for material, having it regularly delivered at 7:00 a.m. every morning in the five papers he reads daily. Busier than a blind squirrel neck deep in an almond sorting warehouse, Durst is a regular commentator for audible.com, Air America, CNN and NPR, writes a nationally syndicated op- ed column, daily website jokes—yet still finds time to perform hundredss of comedy shows every year—at clubs, corporate events, theaters and benefits…not to mention the occasional acting and voice-over role.

Reigning as C-SPAN’s favorite comic (8 appearances,) Durst is a 5-time Emmy nominee and recipient of 7 consecutive nominations for the American Comedy Awards Stand Up of the Year. He is the first comic invited to perform at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and the first American to be nominated for the prestigious Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the show “Myth America.” He has racked up more than 400 television appearances in 14 different countries while slinging jokes around the globe in his one man crusade to make people laugh out loud on purpose against their will. Hobbies include the never-ending quest for the perfect cheeseburger, while his heroes remain the same as when he was twelve—Thomas Jefferson and Bugs Bunny.

Will Durst’s performances are made possible by the First Amendment.

Analysis

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06/02/2012 11:00:22The Potemkin Candidate

Politics

DateTitle
08/25/2014 11:54:53Smug Shots
08/16/2014 10:37:29Tumbling Dumpsters
08/10/2014 11:39:49The Slacker Congress
08/02/2014 12:19:18Pandora’s box of worms
07/29/2014 10:58:51T minus 28 months and counting
07/21/2014 13:12:31Stuck on Stuck
07/14/2014 12:40:43Digital cheese
06/29/2014 14:26:14The Washington Treaty Breakers
06/21/2014 13:20:18How to watch the world cup
06/16/2014 13:22:08Crow medium rare
06/08/2014 14:28:26Zombified
06/04/2014 12:31:28The American Kochocracy
05/26/2014 12:20:45Welcome to the real world
05/19/2014 12:27:31The Benghazi Boogie
05/03/2014 14:16:25Lazy stupid ham butts
04/27/2014 13:19:39Glasswipes
04/21/2014 12:18:16Let’s Get Lethaler
04/13/2014 11:38:48Patronizing Paychecks
04/06/2014 11:48:24Tina Turner, Mad Max, Al Gore and You
03/30/2014 11:12:20Sawbucked to death
03/22/2014 14:53:00The Frigid Fracas
03/15/2014 15:47:4650 Shades of cool
03/01/2014 13:44:47It’s not the hate, it’s the stupidity
02/23/2014 13:46:162014 Political Animal Awards
02/15/2014 14:20:02Green Rush Munchies
02/08/2014 16:28:50Eat Fresh Plastic
02/01/2014 12:49:50Guillotine Time
01/26/2014 12:31:46Streaming Hulu in the Womb
01/18/2014 13:35:18Governor Juggernaut
01/12/2014 13:01:12Ye Olde Predictions Piece: Circa 2014
12/29/2013 13:14:19WILL DUR$T’$ 2013 XMA$ GIFT WI$H LI$T
12/21/2013 15:50:10Deep in the Bowels of Password Hell
12/16/2013 13:54:28Enchant a Goblin Priest
12/08/2013 13:53:04The Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2013
11/30/2013 12:32:54Thanksgiving 2013
11/17/2013 11:50:42The Foggy Crystal Ball
11/10/2013 12:45:33Zero Hero
11/04/2013 09:44:13Blown, Burnt & Compromised
10/27/2013 11:47:04Crashing Glitching Bores
10/22/2013 17:16:48RINOs and AINOs
10/13/2013 12:23:33Fukushima Sushi
10/10/2013 11:24:35Showdown. Shutdown. Shakedown
09/28/2013 15:37:17Senator Ahab is a Sneetch
09/15/2013 10:32:20The world’s policeman stops for a donut
09/08/2013 09:49:59Pied Piper of the Potomac
09/01/2013 08:19:11The least laboring of days
08/24/2013 14:50:57Party Purity Pricks Pragmatism
08/18/2013 08:02:20Let the Pants Suit Dance
08/10/2013 10:35:55The Little Red Hen
08/04/2013 09:01:03Totes Cray Cray
07/29/2013 07:46:327 Rows of 7 Stars
07/21/2013 10:06:28Yellow Roses & Pink Sneakers
07/14/2013 13:13:21The wrongest side of history
07/07/2013 07:25:40Fireworks in the fog
06/29/2013 10:30:04Rainbow Babies
06/23/2013 09:00:51Alien no more
06/16/2013 09:26:24Your ever- vigilant friends at the NSA
06/09/2013 09:21:22Pardon my Cantonese
05/25/2013 12:19:53The Tangled Tango
05/19/2013 11:15:17Benghazi smoke screen
05/12/2013 09:12:48The Batty Battalion
05/05/2013 09:53:04Droning On
04/28/2013 08:25:37Tail- sucking mobius loop
04/21/2013 07:01:15Yellow-Bellied Cowards
04/06/2013 08:50:54Play Ball 2013
03/31/2013 08:11:22Equal is as Equal does
03/25/2013 08:40:30The GOP Autopsy
03/16/2013 11:00:03The Charmingly Offensive Road Tour
03/02/2013 13:23:31Frequently Asked Questions: Electing a New Pope
02/17/2013 06:39:41The Red Rebs
02/10/2013 08:16:38Barack Hussein Obama 2013 State of the Union drinking game
01/26/2013 14:28:00The Parallax Inaugural
01/20/2013 09:30:47Knee Deep in a Tattoo Boom
01/13/2013 08:55:442013 Shoulda Coulda Woulda Resolutions
12/29/2012 16:45:13ODE 2 2012
12/23/2012 08:49:26Guns, Guns & Guns
12/15/2012 14:21:06Quadriplegic Platypuses
12/09/2012 10:04:39The Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2012
12/01/2012 09:30:29Fiscal Cliff Traffic Report
11/18/2012 09:06:37Thanksgiving Blessings 2012
11/11/2012 14:07:26The Ten Females Who Cost Mitt Romney the Presidency
11/04/2012 09:58:49Who Wins & Why
10/21/2012 08:11:46Remojoed
10/13/2012 13:57:57Ringside at the Undercard
10/07/2012 08:10:21The Audacity of Mendacity
09/29/2012 10:23:20October Surprises
09/22/2012 11:27:19Worst campaign ever?
09/16/2012 11:46:32Spinning the Zero Bounce
09/08/2012 14:06:07High atop the deep bench
09/01/2012 14:04:30The Stealth Convention
08/25/2012 10:25:15Oh, My Akin Ideology
08/19/2012 12:14:50The Bold Choice
08/11/2012 10:48:42The Barack Obama Election Year Decathlon
08/04/2012 12:58:22A Staggeringly Stumbling Trip
07/29/2012 07:24:00The Presumptive Tax Dodger
07/22/2012 09:20:10The Bain of His Electoral Existence
07/16/2012 15:10:37The Care Less Party
06/24/2012 09:27:56Plenty of G- 20
06/16/2012 12:08:19Campaign Treasure Hunters
05/27/2012 07:44:55Summer: Day One, 2012
05/19/2012 09:05:53And Lukewarm Was His Name-O
05/12/2012 13:07:12Evoluting Fabulously
05/05/2012 09:19:302012 VeepStakes
04/28/2012 12:43:49Precisely Pivoting Polls
04/21/2012 08:27:20Shaking the Fleas off the Dog
04/14/2012 14:32:50Angrier Birds
03/31/2012 09:37:02Obama Care Bears & Walruses
03/25/2012 08:26:03Romney Inc.
03/17/2012 13:08:06We're All Muppets Here
03/10/2012 12:10:26Not So Super Tuesday Report
03/03/2012 11:44:53A Tale of two Romneys
02/25/2012 14:26:31The Ayatollah of Pennsylvania
02/18/2012 10:43:20The 2012 Political Animal Awards
02/11/2012 13:47:15Tone deaf tin eared borg
02/04/2012 14:17:50The GOP Soap Opera
01/28/2012 14:40:04High on the Mainstream Embankment
01/21/2012 10:49:23Barack H. Obama 2012 State of the Union Drinking Game
01/14/2012 11:56:21Southern Fried Vultures
12/31/2011 10:56:45Frequently Asked Questions About the Iowa Caucuses
12/24/2011 11:52:54WILL DUR$T’$ 2011 XMA$ GIFT WI$H LI$T
12/17/2011 10:57:05Weasel Boy versus Plastic Man
12/10/2011 14:07:10The Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2011
12/03/2011 14:51:42Whack- A- Pol
11/19/2011 15:14:47Turkey Holocaust Day 2011
11/13/2011 13:15:27Grope and Change
11/06/2011 08:34:43The Delta of Denial
10/31/2011 08:47:59I Know Nothing
10/30/2011 15:38:54Wearing My Debate Fatigues
02/07/2011 12:12:07Denial on de Nile
01/01/2011 11:56:40Will Durst’s Predictions for the Year 2011
12/28/2010 08:56:44Will Durst’$ 2010 XMA$ WI$H LI$T
12/19/2010 09:36:55The top ten comedic news stories of the first decade of the 21st century
12/13/2010 11:22:36The Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2010
12/05/2010 08:52:21Top Ten Christmas Gifts for Wall street Fat Cats
11/28/2010 08:35:33Don’t Taze My Junk, Bro
11/21/2010 07:56:45Thanksgivings of Yore
11/14/2010 08:22:57Decisions Decided by the Deciding Decider
11/08/2010 10:34:40Not a Post Apocalyptic Wrap-up
10/31/2010 07:41:46Don’t Vote
10/24/2010 08:31:22Helen Keller's Mushrooms
10/18/2010 12:22:45Don't Got Milk
10/10/2010 11:03:51Best Generic Speech Ever
10/03/2010 07:46:16Pixie Dust Blues
09/27/2010 09:40:22She's in the Attic
09/19/2010 08:09:32Man oh man, I’m mad
09/11/2010 19:21:13To doom or not to doom
09/04/2010 08:58:49Happy Labor Day
08/28/2010 19:26:54Creed Cred
08/21/2010 18:17:13Mosquerade Party
08/15/2010 07:47:44Swamp Drainage Detritus
08/07/2010 14:22:14Flag Raising Robester
08/01/2010 07:00:42Spa Spangled Bog
07/19/2010 12:14:05Screw You Kiss Me
07/09/2010 10:48:52World Cup Frenzyless
07/02/2010 21:45:43Dead Solid Summer
06/26/2010 07:03:06Vampire Nation
06/21/2010 11:25:01Politics as Usual Exponential Factor Four
06/13/2010 06:41:38Cowboy Down
06/07/2010 10:35:07The Bright Side of the BP Oil Spill
05/29/2010 17:34:53The Third Gulf War
05/22/2010 06:15:12The Secret Weapon
05/15/2010 08:39:16Manhattan Flannel
05/07/2010 22:30:34Brainless Pinheads
05/03/2010 13:30:28Earth Attacks
04/24/2010 12:50:50Sloppy Pool of Tizzy in the Gobi Desert
04/19/2010 08:56:41Loose Nukes
04/03/2010 12:57:58Nice Miracle: May We Have Another?
03/27/2010 06:52:28Watching Sausages
03/14/2010 07:43:30Kooky Kabuki Terrain
03/06/2010 12:49:50Oh Canada... eh
03/01/2010 11:34:51What They Say- What They Mean: Health Care Reform
02/15/2010 14:54:42The Original Palm Pilot
02/06/2010 15:35:40My Two Cents
02/01/2010 11:18:31Obama, Year- One: A Report Card

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