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Political Satirist Barry Crimmins On Using His Pain To Help Others

Gloria Wright/The Post-Standard

Comedian, writer and political satirist Barry Crimmins is the author of Never Shake Hands with a War Criminaland the subject of Call Me Lucky, an award-winning documentary by his friend and fellow comic, Bobcat Goldthwait.

Crimmins joins Tom in the studio to weigh in on the presidential election. He also gets personal and talks about how the sexual abuse he was subjected to as a child has informed his work and purpose. 
Barry Crimmins will be featured on an upcoming web release comedy special produced by comedian Louis C.K.


Host, Midday (M-F 12:00-1:00)
Rob is a contributing producer for Midday.