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Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead (born August 5, 1961) is an American comedian, radio, and television personality, and blogger. A native of Minnesota, Winstead is the co-creator of The Daily Show, along with Madeleine Smithberg, and served as head writer. She was the youngest child born into a conservative Catholic family, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 2007, she has produced and hosted a live show in New York City called Shoot the Messenger, a satirical wrap-up of the week's news as seen through the eyes of six-hour morning show Wake Up World.