Welcome to a world where the news could be confused for satire, and the White House Press Secretary thinks The Onion is real news. What’s the role of a satirist when the headlines read like a bad joke? Charles Firth is the editor of The Chaser Quarterly, Rebecca Shaw is the author of No To Feminism, and Alex Lee is a comedian, actor and satirist. Hear them reflect on the challenges facing satirists in 2017. 

Alex Lee (Australian)

Alex Lee

Alex Lee is a writer, actor, television presenter and comedian. She’s worked at ABC News24, Buzzfeed, The Roast, and is currently appearing on The Checkout. She also plays a half-orc barbarian in a Dungeons and Dragons Podcast.