Shadow Politics, 23/07/2017
As Founder/Director of Stand-Ups for DC, our guest Greg Maye works to bring as much attention as possible to the plight of DC citizens by enlisting comics (and everyone else who’s willing) to spread the word. The fact is that 670k DC residents have been denied voting rights and the right to have representation in Congress for so long, that today there is practically no mention in the media of this maddening injustice. With nationwide support, we will work to unseat each representative who does not believe in representative democracy – and we'll have a few laughs while we do this - join us!
As founder/director of Stand-Ups for DC, Greg Maye works to bring as much attention as possible to the plight of DC citizens by enlisting comics (and everyone else who’s willing) to spread the word. With nationwide support, we will work to unseat each representative who does not believe in representative democracy – and we'll have a few laughs while we do this!
Maye is a stand-up comic and actor with television and film appearances in Moving Target, HBO’s The Wire and HBO’s Veep. A native Washingtonian, Greg is featured as a playable character called “Mayday” in the video game “The Untouchable.”
You can follow Greg Maye and Stand-Ups for DC on Twitter at @standupsfordc.
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