Lauren Mayer is a singer/songwriter/pianist who writes comedy songs about everything from Supreme Court decisions to the Kardashians. She proudly supports leftist causes including equal pay, reproductive choice, fair minimum wage, addressing climate change, and marriage equality.
Note: Check out Lauren's CDs, including her latest, "If My Uterus Were A Gun (And Other Musical Rants From The News)" - available at "http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/laurenmayer8" as well as on iTunes and Amazon. Her website is laurenmayer.com. She's on Twitter at @laurenscomedy
Lauren's podcasts are on IndieMediaWeekly.
This week's song was inspired by The Smothers Brothers' version of John Henry (worth looking up), which wasn't political but was very funny, and their liberal, hip sense was why their show only stayed on the air one year but should still be on!
Last week (failing at the DHS shutdown threat, weird kissy faces to the press) proved he is the type of tragic figure who inspires epic ballads