Grammy and double-Emmy winner Kathy Griffin holds the Guinness world record for most comedy specials: 23 shows packed with her trademark scathing wit and merciless celebrity takedowns. But in May 2017 a provocative promo image of her holding the severed "head" of President Donald Trump changed her life forever.
We talk about how she survived having the machinery of state directed towards bullying her, when a Department of Justice investigation into "conspiracy to assassinate the President" led to her entire working life being cancelled. As you'll hear, the President's admitted attempt to "decimate her life" has only strengthened the resolve of this astonishingly powerful woman...
We also talk about sexism, marketing, seizing the means of production, and banging Tarantino!
Buy Fuck Trump merchandise and learn more about Kathy and her touring schedule at www.kathygriffin.com
Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story | @kathygriffin | imdb
Get tickets to my new tour dates at www.comedianscomedian.com/tour or on any of the following venues below:
13/03/2019 Salisbury Art Centre
20/03/2019 Cheltenham Playhouse
05/04/2019 Reading – South Street Arts
12/04/2019 Leamington Spa - Royal Spa Centre
17/04/2019 Oxford Old Fire Station
19/04/2019 Bromsgrove – The Artix
9-11/05/2019 Soho Theatre, London
05/10/19 Edinburgh Stand (early show – 5pm)
11/10/19 Northampton Royal and Derngate
25/10/19 Teignmouth Pavillions
08/11/19 Bristol - The Comedy Box at the Hen and Chicken
04/12/19 Aldershot - The West End Centre
25/01/20 Corsham - The Pound Arts Centre
01/02/20 Newcastle Stand (early show - 5pm)
28/02/20 Cambridge Junction
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