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2020 Bombeck workshop faculty Leighann Lord

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Leighann Lord

Erma favorite Leighann Lord has been seen on Lifetime, Comedy Central, HBO's Def Comedy All-Star Jam and ABC's The View. This comedy veteran also has performed for U.S. troops stationed in the Middle East. Her comedy album I've Got Connections is played heavily on Sirius Satellite Radio. Leighann appeared in the George Lucas film RadioLand Murders and has been a co-host on the Emmy-nominatedStar Talk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson. A native New Yorker and creator of the popularPeople with Parents podcast, Leighann is the author of several humor books, including Dict Jokes and Real Women Do It Standing Up: Stories from the Career of a Very Funny Lady. One of five national finalists for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Comedy Wings competition, she also has been named one of the 35 Most Hilarious Comedians of Diversity and is the winner of the American Humanist Association's 2019 Humanist Arts Award.