"The rally appeals to me because I agree with the underlying premise, that the tiny percentage of people screaming at each other on television should not be the only voices we're paying attention to," said Alexis Siggers, a 32-year-old television producer who is coming from Brooklyn for the rally. "Secondly, I think the rally will actually be entertaining. I want to be there to witness it rather than just read about it. I want to see who is there and who agrees with this idea that the national shouting match has gotten out of control."
Despite any disappointment with American politics, Wilford, Good and Siggers said they all plan to vote in next week's midterm elections.
Although thousands of people will attend the rally, hotel rooms are still available in Washington, according to the DC Convention and Visitors Association.
For those who cannot attend the rally, meet ups and satellite rallies are being arranged in 83 countries, according to meetup.com.
Local rallies are also being held in various cities across the U.S., including Chicago, IL, Springfield, MO, Buffalo, NY, Tucson, AZ, Newburyport, MA and Santa Clarita, CA.
Comedy Central Spokesman Steve Albani said that while Comedy Central is "certainly flattered by the enthusiasm ... the only thing we're affiliated with is the rally."