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Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

By | September 9, 2016 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone...

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Women are killing it: ‘Totally Biased’ writers Janine Brito and Aparna Nancherla testify (Video)

Women are killing it: ‘Totally Biased’ writers Janine Brito and Aparna Nancherla testify (Video)

By | October 19, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments

On last night's new episode of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, show writers Janine Brito and Aparna Nancherla delivered an impassioned, well-researched and, at times, frightening speech about the state of women's empowerment. Check it out below and pass on the message!...

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The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

By | April 21, 2012 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 3

By | April 24, 2011 at 9:33 pm | One comment

PORTLAND, OR -- I bounced around a lot Saturday night since there was so much good shit. Also - I realized that it only takes me about two minutes of good comedy to fall completely in love with someone. There are four to five comics who I would offer my womb to if they wanted a...

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Women in Comedy Festival: the Punchline Magazine recap

By | April 1, 2010 at 5:17 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_9116" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Comedian and co-producer of the fest Maria Ciampa"][/caption] Last weekend the Women in Comedy Festival went down in Boston. Comedian Aparna Nancherla was invited to perform. We invited her to report back to...

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