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The Onion Editors Speak: A Mutlimedia Discussion on the State of Media, Politics, & Pop Culture

May 11, 2011 — Two long-time editors from the award-winning satirical news organization The Onion, Chad Nacker and Joe Garden, will be coming to campus to deliver a multimedia presentation on pop culture, politics and today's media landscape. Chad is a senior writer who joined the Onion staff in 1997. A native of Appleton, Wisconsin, Chad moved to New York with the Onion in 2001, fulfilling his dream of living in a city covered in the world's finest grime. Joe was born in Chicago and raised in rural Wisconsin. He started at the Onion in Madison, WI in 1993, and created the recurring characters Jim Anchower and Jackie Harvey. He is currently the features editor, overseeing such popular features as American Voices, National News Highlights and the stat shot.

Tickets are $5 with a Drexel ID and $15 for the general public. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, April 1st via www.drexel.edu/westphal for all members of the Drexel community. Tickets for the general public will go on sale, Monday, April 11th also at www.drexel.edu/westphal.

You will need an active Drexel login to purchase your tickets. You will receive an email confirmation of your ticket purchase, followed by a second email regarding ticket pick-up. All tickets can be picked up at the Westphal College’s dean’s office (130 Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market Street). Please wait until you get your second email to pick up your tickets. The event is being produced by the Kal & Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies with support from the Pennoni Honor’s College, Enrollment Management, The Triangle and Landmark Americana. For more information please call 215-895-1029 or visit www.drexel.edu/westphal.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
7pm – 10pm
Bossone's Mitchell Auditorium

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