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Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy announced

Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy announced

By | July 21, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 5 comments

Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival just announced its New Faces of Comedy lineup for 2014. Each year Just For Laughs, the longest running comedy festival, chooses comedians they feel will break out in the next few years. It's one of the most anticipated set of showcases...

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SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

By | March 15, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there was any doubt that I am now immersed in SXSW Music, it was put to rest yesterday thanks to Loud Village-- an entity that encapsulates both alternative music and alternative comedy. So, in other words, the hipster dream. Loud Village offered a showcase...

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Hasan Minhaj, of MTV’s ‘Failosophy,’ on social media, Ashton Kutcher, selective racism (Interview)

Hasan Minhaj, of MTV’s ‘Failosophy,’ on social media, Ashton Kutcher, selective racism (Interview)

By | February 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments

In Hasan Minhaj, the producers of MTV’s Failosophy have secured a host with quite possibly the most apt-fitting credentials imaginable for the task at hand. Boasting a storied background in a comedy brand that orients itself around piecemeal mockery of all things social media...

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You

Comedian Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You

By | May 7, 2012 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments

I met Hasan Minhaj in the summer of 2009 where he was performing at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. And it's been fun to watch him grow as a comedian and an actor, having seen him snag success on television and on viral videos. But, I think his newest Web video -- part of his...

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj joins cast of ABC Family sitcom with Raven Symone

By | May 23, 2011 at 12:31 pm | No comments

At the moment, ABC Family might be best known for airing Full House reruns and marathons of the entire Harry Potter movie series – which explains why I watch the channel so much. Recently, though, they’ve been expanding their offerings to original scripted series. One new...

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Hasan Minhaj makes a case for IslamAWAY! (VIDEO)

By | September 28, 2010 at 1:55 pm | No comments

After trying to sell us Gatorade, comedian Hasan Minhaj is promoting a new product that helps other Muslim-Americans finally get passed airport security! It's IslamAWAY! And it's the "ultimate Muslim masking device." Despite driving an American car, wearing an American flag...

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Hasan Minhaj: Giving comedy the college try

By | August 24, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments

At just 23 years old, Hasan Minhaj is clearly ahead of the comedy curve. Only two years removed from graduating UC-Davis — where he founded the stand-up/sketch comedy group Gridiron Gang — Hasan is starting to make a name for himself on the national stage. Last year, he...

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