Lizz Winstead is an American comedian, radio, and television personality, and blogger. A native of Minnesota, Winstead is co-creator of The Daily Show along with Madeleine Smithberg, and served as head writer.
December 31, 2020
Lizz Winstead and Seena Ghaznavi join Negin to look back at their most memorable New Year’s Eves. Later on, Ophira Eisenberg reminisces about an incident involving a “drive-by-puke”.
December 3, 2020
Lizz Winstead and Seena Ghaznavi join Negin to discuss Biden’s cabinet picks and the issues that could arise from leaving vaccine distribution up to individual states. They also get into their relationships to holiday gift giving. Seena shares his family’s unique Christmas traditions, including putting fake presents under the tree.
July 5, 2018
Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show) and Greg Proops (The Smartest Man in the World) join Negin to chat about July 4th memories, hot dogs and the state of patriotism. Plus, Fake the Nation listeners share their wish list for America!
This episode is sponsored by Psyonix (www.rocketleague.com).
June 21, 2018
Greg Proops (The Smartest Man in the World) and Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show) join Negin to find some comic relief amidst the turmoil! The panel discusses family separation at the border and Trump’s order for the Pentagon to establish a ‘Space Force.’ Plus, they chat about how the South and the Midwest are stereotyped in the media. This episode was taped prior to Trump’s executive order on family separation.
This episode is sponsored by ModCloth (www.modcloth.com code: FTN) and ExpressVPN (www.expressvpn.com/FAKE).
April 12, 2018
Lauren Duca (Teen Vogue) and Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show) join Negin for an all-lady power hour. They chat about the FBI raid on Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen and rate Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony (and his suit). Plus, the panel breaks down Syria’s recent history.
This episode is sponsored by Forto Coffee (www.fortocoffee.com code: FAKE) and Tripping.com (www.tripping.com/FAKE).
July 8, 2016
Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead and Josh Zepps (We the People Live) join Negin Farsad for this inaugural episode of Fake the Nation. They talk about Hillary’s ideal running mate (Beyonce, obvs), whether Microsoft’s Clippy is anti-Semitic and, because Josh’s Australian accent is close enough to a British one, we talk a lil’ Brexit. He pledges allegiance to the Queen!
This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon.