Episode for June 17, 2021
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Jared Holt is a visiting research fellow at DFRLab. Prior to joining DFRLab, Jared worked as an investigative reporter at Right Wing Watch, where he covered right-wing extremist movements in the United States. His work has been published in outlets including the Washington Post, HuffPost, Columbia Journalism Review.
Jared graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2015. He currently lives in Washington D.C.
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Ted Alexandro has made multiple appearances on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson and The View. He’s had two half-hour specials on Comedy Central.
Ted has had the pleasure of performing at iconic venues like Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden and the Sydney Opera House.
Ted has performed internationally in France, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Canada, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Jakarta, The U.K., Holland, Israel, South Africa and Qatar.
Ted appears regularly at the iconic Comedy Cellar in NYC.
Ted has appeared on “Louie,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “The Gaffigan Show,” “Dr. Katz,” and “Oz.”
Ted co-created the award-winning comedy web series “Teachers Lounge” with Hollis James. The series stars Ted as a music teacher and Hollis as a janitor in a NYC elementary school. Each episode stars a different comedian (Judy Gold, Jim Gaffigan, Dave Attell, Todd Barry) as a faculty member.
Ted is one of the co-founders of the New York Comedians Coalition, which successfully organized over three hundred comedians for the first pay raise since the 1980’s.
Ted has been active in social justice movements like Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, The Climate March and Fight for $15.