PhilaMOCA hosts journalist/comedian Harmon Leon’s (Vice, The Nation) one-man multimedia show HARMON LEON INFILTRATES TRUMP AMERICA! Plus special guest, award-winning cartoonist Ted Rall, on the heels of the launch of their new book: Meet The Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America.
NY comedian/VICE contributor, Harmon Leon has made a career out of infiltrating extremist groups in Trump America. Take his hand as he leads you on a multimedia undercover journey into such facets of Trump America as anti-immigration vigilantes, the world of Christian conversion therapy, and abortion protesters…plus songs! Weird, wildly original and completely incomprehensible – if you're not outraged, you're not paying attention!
“A stand-up version of Louie Theroux.” — BroadwayBaby.com
“I was reminded of the way Spalding Gray would present his great work.” — NewYorkTheatreGuide.com
Doors 7:00, Showtime 7:30, $10 advance, $12 day-of
About Harmon Leon:
Harmon Leon is a journalist, comedian, and author of six previous books, including The Harmon Chronicles and Republican Like Me, which both won Independent Publisher Awards for humor. Leon has appeared on Th is American Life, The Howard Stern Show, MSNBC, Penn and Teller: Bullshit!, Last Call with Carson Daly, and the BBC. He has performed critically-acclaimed solo comedy shows at venues around the world, including The Edinburgh Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, and Montreal’s Just for Laughs. His writing can be found in Vice, The Nation, Esquire, Ozy, National Geographic, The Guardian, Wired, and more.
About Ted Rall:
Ted Rall has worked in almost every aspect of cartooning. His syndicated editorial cartoons for Andrews McMeel Syndication have appeared in publications like The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Washington Post, and Village Voice since the 1990s and have earned him two RFK Journalism Awards and a Pulitzer finalistship. He has done local- and state-issue cartoons for The Asbury Park Press, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Harrisburg Patriot-News, and The Los Angeles Times and humor cartoons for MAD magazine. Rall was a top editor at United Media and continues to edit cartoons for a variety of publications and cartoonists. He is also a widely-circulated syndicated opinion columnist for Creators Syndicate and has published twenty books, including collections of cartoons and essays, original graphic novels, war correspondence, adventure, travel, and political biographies. Rall’s best-known books are the Gen X manifesto Revenge of the Latchkey Kids, the war travelogue To Afghanistan and Back, and the political bios Snowden and Bernie.
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