Ever since I first got to know her work on Master of None, especially the awesomeness that was the Emmy-winning "Thanksgiving" episode, which she co-wrote with show creator, Aziz Ansari, I've been down for anything Lena Waithe-related. Well now, she's got her own show coming to Showtime, and it looks amazing! Check out the trailer after the jump!
In the comedy community, 3 Arts's Dave Becky was known as a powerful manager who represented such big-name stars as Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Amy Poehler, and Louis C.K. But in the wake of the bombshell report the New York...
Comedian Hari Kondabolu takes on South Asian stereotypes and the longest-running television show in history in this new TruTV documentary featuring Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn and more. Continue reading…
Actor-comedian Maria Bamford is the first guest ever to be invited back for a second shot at our low-stakes game show, Pick-A-Choice. Bamford was a guest recently on The A.V. Club Hosted By John Teti, and she stuck around to play with us once again, and clearly the experience has paid off. Her battle of wits with John… Read more...
More than a million members of Myanmar's Rohingya community face persecution including eviction, torture and rape.
World leaders will do a lot of talking while they're gathered in the Philippines this week for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, but a group of notable writers, actors and others would like them to take a brief moment...Show More Summary
The first ever marriage proposal must have been super awkward!
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The National, Nas, Aziz Ansari, Lena Waithe and a certain political power couple with Chicago roots also appeared at the blowout finale. [ more › ]
It might not have been the most gracious speech of all time, but it was pretty funny.
Featuring Barack and Michelle Obama, Nas, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Aziz Ansari, and Lena Waithe
"I had to fly to L.A. from London to accept a fking British award."
Though Master of None creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang cannot see into the future, the second season of their Netflix series, which came out last May, is even more relevant now than it was then. During the season Ansari’s character Dev becomes friendly with an amicable cooking-show star who ... More »
He wanted to stay home, but they made him show up.
Sometimes, there's a bit of truth in a joke no matter how funny it may be. Aziz Ansari proved that last night when he went on a bit that dragged award shows in general—all while he was receiving the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for...Show More Summary
Harvey Weinstein’s name wasn’t uttered once at Friday night’s AMD British Academy Britannia Awards and maybe that was the biggest surprise of all in a night full of great speeches. And a lot of laughs, especially from Aziz Ansari, winner...Show More Summary
Parks And Recreation was a pretty darn funny show that helped launch the career of Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari, plus it gave the world the Ron Swanson so saying the show made a huge impact on pop culture is an understatement. But nobody...Show More Summary
Lauded for its bold storytelling, Aziz Ansari’s Master of None also looked visually stunning (and not just because it was part set in the idyllic Italian countryside). In a new interview, show costume designer Dana Covarrubias explained Ansari’s character Dev and his love interest Francesca’s sartorial choices in depth. “[Dev] wears a lot of Saint Laurent, and his […]
Fresh off an Emmy win for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, Master Of None creator Aziz Ansari has been tapped as the recipient of BAFTA LA’s Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy at this year's British Academy...Show More Summary
It was another "Murderer's Row" line-up of comedians at the Comedy Cellar on Tuesday night, where Louis CK, Pete Holmes, Aziz Ansari, Jon Stewart, Amy Schumer and Madonna took the stage. Heard of her? Some Michigan girl with dreams of making it in the NYC comedy scene. [ more › ]