McClennen joins the CANVAS Summer Academy

Sophia McClennen presents at the Center for Applied Nonviolent Actions and Strategies Summer Academy with @SrdjaPopovic @CANVASNVS on “Creative Activism, Dilemma Actions, And The Use Of Humour – Hilariously Groundbreaking Tactics.”

McClennen joins panel on political correctness and comedy.

McClennen joins a virtual panel discussion on No Laughing Matter: Comedy, the Constitution, and Cancel Culture for the Media Law Resource Center, May 21, 2020.

What good is comedy during a pandemic?

McClennen interviewed on political comedy in the age of the coronavirus for KPFA radio. Have a listen here.

McClennen interviewed for Al Jazeera TV on the coverage of Bernie Sanders

McClennen interviewed for Al Jazeera TV on why Bernie Sanders got such a tough ride from US corporate media.

McClennen to lecture at Stanford

McClennen will present work on her new book at Stanford’s “LIT+: A Conference on the State of the Interdisciplines,” on December 5 and 6, 2019.

'Stupid, but it works’: satirical candidate brings levity to Canada election

The presence of satire in elections is only going to rise. McClennen interviewed on the topic for a new piece in The Guardian by Tracey Lindeman.

McClennen interviewed by Halli Casser-Jayne

McClennen interviewed by Halli Casser-Jayne for her podcast. They chatted about satire and politics in the Trump era and why laughing at abuses of power is good for the brain. Have a listen here.

McClennen interviewed on satire and politics

McClennen interviewed on satire and political polarization for Global News, Canada. Read the article here.

McClennen interviewed on satire and the 2020 election

McClennen interviewed by Steve Loiaconi for ABC6News on the role that satire will play in the 2020 election.  Check out the article here.

McClennen explains Colbert's Truthiness to Neil de Grasse Tyson on StarTalk

On this episode of StarTalk Radio, we uncover the truthiness and nothing but the truthiness. We feel the science at you. Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with returning guest Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show, to explore how he deconstructs the world around us using satire and science. In-studio, Neil is joined by comic co-host Adam Conover, host of Adam Ruins Everything, and Sophia McClennen, PhD. author of Colbert’s America: Satire and Democracy, to discuss Colbert’s influence on our society.  Check it out.