Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Documentary: “It’s a Lot to Digest”
Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his thoughts on the documentary, Azaria said Kondabolu “made some really interesting points” and “gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think ab... [Read More]
Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Documentary: “It’s a Lot to Digest”
Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his thoughts on the documentary, Azaria said Kondabolu “made some really interesting points” and “gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think ab... [Read More]
Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Documentary: “It’s a Lot to Digest”
Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his thoughts on the documentary, Azaria said Kondabolu “made some really interesting points” and “gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think ab... [Read More]
‘I Am Sam Kinison’ Airs on Spike TV Next Month
A new documentary exploring the life and career of Sam Kinison debuts on Spike TV next month, and today the network released the trailer. Titled I Am Sam Kinison, the Adrian Buitenhuis-directed documentary features interviews with Jay Leno, Bill Burr, Bob Saget, Joe Rogan, Bill Kinison, Sherry Kinis... [Read More]
‘I Am Sam Kinison’ Airs on Spike TV Next Month
A new documentary exploring the life and career of Sam Kinison debuts on Spike TV next month, and today the network released the trailer. Titled I Am Sam Kinison, the Adrian Buitenhuis-directed documentary features interviews with Jay Leno, Bill Burr, Bob Saget, Joe Rogan, Bill Kinison, Sherry Kinis... [Read More]
David Wain’s Doug Kenney/National Lampoon biopic, Robin Williams documentary both will premiere at 2018 Sundance Film Festival
The Sundance Film Festival has announced its slate of world premieres for January 2018, and among them are two notable new comedy projects. Futile and Stupid Gesture, David Wain’s biopic of Doug Kenney, co-creator of The National Lampoon, as well as the screenwriter of Animal House and Caddysh... [Read More]
Who is Randy Credico? Comedian linking Roger Stone and Wikileaks profiled in 2003 Laura Kightlinger documentary, “60 Spins Around the Sun”
In a year when the truth is more ridiculous than comedy, why not learn that a comedian could be at the center of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election? Randy Credico revealed this week that Congress had subpoenaed him to appear before the House Intelligence Commit... [Read More]
Episode #183: Orny Adams
Orny Adams played Coach Bobby Finstock for six seasons of MTV’s Teen Wolf. But to comedy fans, Orny is famously and infamously known as the co-star of Jerry Seinfeld’s documentary, Comedian. While Seinfeld developed a new hour of stand-up from scratch, Comedian followed Orny’s obse... [Read More]
‘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]