The worlds of politics and entertainment are set to merge again this summer at the second annual Politicon, the Unconventional Political Convention, held at the Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26, 2016. A nonpartisan fan fest for politics and entertainment, Politicon will bring together politicians, pundits, comedians and entertainers from across the spectrum for a weekend of comedy, panels, book signings, radio and TV broadcasts, debates, podcasts, interviews, film screenings, meet & greets, and much more. Last year over 9,000 fans flocked to the inaugural Politicon and the festival is anticipated to bring even more political nerds to the West Coast in 2016.
Already confirmed to participate in this year’s Politicon are Governor Sarah Palin, President Vicente Fox of Mexico, James Carville, Wendy Davis, Ann Coulter, Upright Citizens Brigade, Eugene Robinson, Dinesh D’Souza, Senator Barbara Boxer,Lizz Winstead, Jon Ronson, Paul Begala, Van Jones, S.E. Cupp, Sally Kohn, Tomi Lahren, Touré, Ken Rudin, Michael Murphy, Congressman Ted Lieu , Dr. Alveda King, David Horowitz, Ben Shapiro, Bill Nye, KT MCFarland and many more to be announced in the coming weeks. From The Daily Show, Desi Lydic andRoy Wood Jr. will be attending Politicon, along with The Nightly Show’s Grace Parra and Jordon Carlos. Comedian Greg Proopswill be hosting his podcast The Greg Proops Film Club Live at Politicon.