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McKelvey School of Engineering

With Heart and Humor:​ A Conversation with Comedian Julia Lindon

Monday, April 12 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Join writer, comedian, and producer Julia Lindon, AB ’13, for a conversation about her latest project, Lady Liberty, a TV pilot inspired by her own coming-of-age and coming out experiences in New York City. Julia will discuss her experiences as both writer and star of the project and what it means to tell a coming out story as a comedy. Julia will also reflect on her time at WashU and how it cultivated her interest in, and prepared her for, the work she does now. Brian Fiedler, AB '97, will moderate the conversation.

Sponsored by the WashU Pride Alumni Network.

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About Julia Lindon:
Julia Lindon is a writer, comedian, and producer. She is the creator and star of Lady Liberty, a TV pilot that premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and was a finalist for the Sundance Episodic Lab. She specializes in comedy writing, podcasts, and branded content. Lindon has been featured in the New York Times “Sunday Routine” column and is the recipient of the Made in NY Women’s TV/Film grant. She has written for WarnerMediaAbove Average, and Cosmopolitan. In addition to her role on Comedy Central’s Detroiters, Lindon co-hosts Happy Campers, the ultimate summer camp–themed podcast. She has worked on the production team of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and FOX’s Last Man on Earth.

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