Hasan Minhaj Interviews Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara on ‘The Daily Show’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where correspondent Hasan Minhaj sits down with Preet Bharara, the former US Attorney who was suspiciously fired by Donald Trump back in March after he refused to resign. Minhaj and Bharara talk obstruction of justice as well as Trump demanding... [Read More]
Variety announces its 2017 comics to watch
Every year around this time Variety announces its selections for 10 Comics to Watch and they just did so for… MORE Variety announces its 2017 comics to watch appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here are Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2017
Variety has done it again, teaming up with Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival this summer to toast 10 up-and-coming comedians who the trade magazine sees as future superstars. If they’re not already well on their way, that is. The 10 Comics to Watch will be feted July 27, 2017, at a JFL... [Read More]
May 2017’s Best Standup Specials: Hasan Minhaj, Maria Bamford, Chris Gethard, and More
We’re in the middle of a comedy special deluge, and May brought nine new hours of standup to the spate. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Maria Bamford – Old Baby (Netflix) Continuing her run as the most inventive comedy special creator working tod... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj and Stephen Colbert Talk ‘The Daily Show,’ ‘Homecoming King,’ and the WHCD
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with Hasan Minhaj about his Netflix special Homecoming King, his work on The Daily Show, and his experience hosting White House Correspondents’ Dinner last month, which was a lot like Stephen Colbert’s exp... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj Joins Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis in ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’
Fresh off his hit performances at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and Netflix special Homecoming King, Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj is headed to the big screen. According to Deadline, Minhaj has joined the cast of an upcoming film at Lionsgate called The Spy Who Dumped Me, whic... [Read More]
Why ‘The Daily Show’ Needs to Utilize Hasan Minhaj More
2017 has been an incredible year for Hasan Minhaj. First, the Daily Show correspondent delivered a strong set at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where the absence of Donald Trump did little to take away from the cutting barbs he made about the 45th president. Then, just a few weeks lat... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj redefines what a stand-up special can be in “Homecoming King”
When Hasan Minhaj was selected to host the 2017 White House Correspondent’s Dinner, the first under (and without) a President… MORE Hasan Minhaj redefines what a stand-up special can be in “Homecoming King” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Homecoming King’ Is an American Story, Whether You Get the References or Not
When I first stumbled across Hasan Minhaj’s YouTube videos back in 2012, I was at a strange point in my evolution as a comedy consumer, where my identity as a budding comedy nerd and my identity as an Indian-Canadian were somewhat at odds. For as much as I loved standup and was fascinated by t... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj’s “Homecoming King” finally has an official trailer
Hasan Minhaj’s Homecoming King is one of the year’s most anticipated comedy specials: performed as a live one man show… MORE Hasan Minhaj’s “Homecoming King” finally has an official trailer appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]