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Katie Halper

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Katie Halper

Katie Halper

Katie Halper is a comic, writer, blogger, satirist and filmmaker based in New York. Katie graduated from The Dalton School (where she teaches history) and Wesleyan University (where she learned that labels are for jars). A director of Living Liberally and co-founder/performer in Laughing Liberally, Katie has performed at Town Hall, Symphony Space, The Culture Project, DC Comedy Festival, all five Netroots Nations and The Nation Magazine Cruise, where she made Howard Dean laugh! and has appeared with Lizz Winstead, Markos Moulitsas, The Yes Men, Cynthia Nixon and Jim Hightower. Her writing or videos have appeared in the New York Times, Comedy Central, The Nation, Gawker, Nerve, Jezebel, the Huffington Post and Alternet, and Katie has been featured in/on New York magazine, the Los Angeles Times, In These Times, Gawker, Jezebel, MSNBC, Air America, GritTV, the Alan Colmes Show, Sirius radio (which hung up on her once) and National Review, which called Katie “cute and somewhat brainy.”


News and Features

Let me tell about you some of the things we do at camp that Americans for Limited Government would find subversive.


Had I been married, to Newt, I would have been more than happy to let other women have him.
Fox News's Pathetic Attempt to connect the GOP and Martin Luther King fails. 
Outing Newt and Mitt’s black fathers, praying for Obama's death and “stomping” transgender people.
They say the way to a man's heart is through his Twitter feed.
Santorum definitely lied. It’s just a question of which day it was.
How do the GOP presidential candidates manage to pack so much racism into one week?