August 2017 Standup Roundup: Tiffany Haddish, Maz Jobrani, and More
August was a politically charged, incredibly diverse month for standup specials. By the numbers we had: a special about immigration from an immigrant, a special about border politics from a Latino, a special about finally making it from a formerly homeless woman of color, a special about “the ... [Read More]
Review: Maz Jobrani, “Immigrant” on Netflix
You can see Maz Jobrani on the new CBS sitcom, Superior Donuts, and hear about his life in Episode #91 of my podcast, Last Things First. Now he has just released his fourth solo stand-up special, and first for Netflix, called Immigrant. Jobrani recorded it in D.C. to help put a spotlight on the immi... [Read More]
Changing Hearts and Minds with Maz Jobrani
Throughout his 20 years performing standup, Maz Jobrani (author of the best-selling I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One on TV and current star of Superior Donuts on CBS) has always been heavily influenced by current personal circumstance. After being given the comedy class homework ... [Read More]
This week on TV: Maz Jobrani immigrates and George Lopez smashes the wall
This week we have not one, but two stand-up specials drop on us. Surprisingly enough, they’re both about the minority… MORE This week on TV: Maz Jobrani immigrates and George Lopez smashes the wall appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
This week on TV: Maz Jobrani immigrates and George Lopez smashes the wall
This week we have not one, but two stand-up specials drop on us. Surprisingly enough, they’re both about the minority… MORE This week on TV: Maz Jobrani immigrates and George Lopez smashes the wall appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani on The Late Late Show with James Corden
Maz Jobrani has a new Netflix special coming out next week, and he teased a bit of it Tuesday night on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Jobrani’s parents didn’t come to his school events when he was young, which in retrospect was a good thing, because they were immigrants from Iran,... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani talks parenting, religion, Trump and more on “The Late Late Show”
Stand-up Maz Jobrani stopped by The Late Late Show to give host James Corden (and the rest of the world) a taste of… MORE Maz Jobrani talks parenting, religion, Trump and more on “The Late Late Show” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani’s new special, “Immigrant,” hits Netflix on August 1st
Stand-up comic Maz Jobrani is about to release his fourth special (fifth, if you count the multi-comic Axis of Evil Comedy Tour),… MORE Maz Jobrani’s new special, “Immigrant,” hits Netflix on August 1st appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Maz Jobrani’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Immigrant’
Maz Jobrani heads to Netflix early next month with a new standup special, and the streaming network just released the trailer. Titled Immigrant, the special was filmed at the Kennedy Center in DC and features Jobrani’s “political humor about being an immigrant in the era of Trump, as wel... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Immigrant’ Premieres in August
Netflix just added another standup special to its upcoming premiere slate. According to Deadline, the streaming network has added an hourlong standup special titled Immigrant from Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani, which will premiere Tuesday, August 1st. Filmed at the Kennedy Center in DC,... [Read More]