‘The Problem with Apu’ Expertly Explores the Biggest Flaw of ‘The Simpsons’
In 2012, Hari Kondabolu — then a writer for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell — went on a rant that had been long overdue. In a clip that quickly became viral, he expressed his anger at Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, The Simpsons’ Indian convenience store clerk voiced by Hank Azaria. Kond... [Read More]
Talking ‘The Problem with Apu’ with Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu first aired his beef with Simpsons character/stereotypical caricature Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Kondabolu called Apu’s voice “a white guy doing an impression of a white guy making fun of my father.” Apu has always been personal for ... [Read More]
Talking ‘The Problem with Apu’ with Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu first aired his beef with Simpsons character/stereotypical caricature Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Kondabolu called Apu’s voice “a white guy doing an impression of a white guy making fun of my father.” Apu has always been personal for ... [Read More]
Talking ‘The Problem with Apu’ with Hari Kondabolu
Hari Kondabolu first aired his beef with Simpsons character/stereotypical caricature Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Kondabolu called Apu’s voice “a white guy doing an impression of a white guy making fun of my father.” Apu has always been personal for ... [Read More]
This week in comedy: Jeff Ross roasts the border, Jon Stewart hosts too many stars, and Hari Kondabolu dives into the Simpsons
This week is stacked with plenty of new comedy for you. Not only in the late night space but new… MORE This week in comedy: Jeff Ross roasts the border, Jon Stewart hosts too many stars, and Hari Kondabolu dives into the Simpsons appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
On ‘Jerks From Tower One,’ the Great ‘Simpsons’ Podcast That’s Sadly Ending
With 28 seasons, 618 episodes (about 300 good ones), and an endless influence on society and pop culture, The Simpsons gives us much to discuss. Keeping this in mind, it’s hard to think of a show that would be better suited to the podcast format. There are a few active podcasts that discuss Th... [Read More]
Zach Braff learns he is a real-life Mr. Sparkle in Ukranian ad for boner pills
Remember that episode of The Simpsons when Homer’s likeness was used in as the mascot for a Japanese laundry detergent?… MORE Zach Braff learns he is a real-life Mr. Sparkle in Ukranian ad for boner pills appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
What ‘The Simpsons’ Lost by Firing Alf Clausen
Earlier this week, it was announced that Simpsons composer Alf Clausen—the man who put the Spring in Springfield, who reminded us that we needed the Kwik-E-Mart, and who understood us when our wives did not—had been fired after 27 years of service. Simpsons producers have stated that Cla... [Read More]