• SXSW 2019: Desi Lydic Wants You to Talk About Gender

    3 days ago - By WWD

    Once Desi Lydic, the lead female correspondent on “The Daily Show,” came to learn that America is ranked 49th in the world for gender equality, doing nothing about it wasn't much of an option.
    “I did what any good full-time working mother would do and left my screaming toddler with my husband for three weeks and convinced Comedy Central to send me on an international work vacation,” she deadpans from The Line hotel in Austin between panels and working dinners.
    The result of which is “Desi Lydic: Abroad,” an hour-long documentary that will debut on Comedy Central on May 13.
    “It felt so...
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