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Aziz Ansari Takes On Trump's Xenophobia In Moving NYT Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

He may be a comedian by trade, but Aziz Ansari has something very serious to say about Donald Trump and the rising tide of prejudice. He reflects on ...

What is the Worst City for Single For Women Today?

Damona Hoffman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Damona Hoffman

Could your city be the worst place to look for love? If you live in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Boston, you could be right. However, if you live in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston or Miami, you could also be correct. Wait, what if you live in Detroit? How about Phoenix? Could it be Nashville? Maybe Seattle?

No, Kanye West Didn't Make Aziz Ansari's 'Famous' Video Official

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment

We wish we could say that Kanye West realized his Kanye best attempt at creating a music video for "Famous" wouldn't be as good as the Kanye fresh par...

13 Hilarious Memoirs From Our Favorite Comedians

Off The Shelf | Posted 04.14.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf Life is hard, and sometimes you just need to laugh at the absurdity of it all. Lucky for us, recent years have see...

Treat Yo' Self To Aziz Ansari's Absurd Kanye West Music Video

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment

Apparently, making viral music videos on vacation is the new celebrity trend, and the only thing that could have made this one better is an appearance...

17 Stars You Probably Forgot Appeared On 'Scrubs'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment

Donald Faison recently chatted with The Huffington Post about one of the greatest shows of all time -- "Scrubs," of course. Over eight (OK, nine) seas...

5 Hilarious Aziz Ansari Quotes About Modern Romance

Chris Castiglione | Posted 03.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Chris Castiglione

1. On Match.com "Match.com will bring more love to the planet than anything since Jesus Christ." 2. On Marriage "I see people my age...getting marr...

Tyrese's Private Benihana Is The Ultimate Birthday Hotspot

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.19.2016 | Taste

A mere mortal who loves Benihana might gather friends and family to celebrate a birthday over the hibachi chain's famous onion volcanos and shrimp tos...

No, I Don't Watch Shows With South Asian Leads Because I'm Indian

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Brown Girl Magazine

With diverse writers rooms, minority characters are well developed. They are no longer tokens -- they are nuanced, relatable characters with multidimensional interests, robust storylines, and realistic interactions with the world.

Me and Aziz Ansari

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Watching that scene, watching the show, I felt Yang and Azari weren't just speaking for South Indian-Americans and Asian-Americans, but for all children of immigrants, all of us whose parents have been reluctant to talk about their past and poured everything into trying to launch their children into an American future.

On Solving Bigger Problems in Life

Chris Castiglione | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Chris Castiglione

This year, I'm committed to solving big problems. Important problems. Problems worth living for.

5 Stars Who Seriously Killed It In 2015

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.31.2015 | Entertainment

Before ringing in the new year, it's time to allow one last bow for the stars who totally owned 2015. In the video above, Caitlyn Becker looks back on...

Why Watching Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" Will Teach You More About Millennials Than a Thousand Whitepapers

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

For those of you who don't know him, Aziz Ansari, got his start as a comedian and is best known from his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. Recently, he wrote and starred on a Netflix-released series called "Master of None."

Black Characters Matter

Devin E. Haqq | Posted 11.24.2015 | Black Voices
Devin E. Haqq

If a young person of color is fed a steady diet of movies, television shows, and plays in which characters that look like her exist only on the margins, how can we expect her to dream of taking center stage in school or work?

All Those Sexist Stories In 'Master Of None' Are Based On Real Life

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

Image: Netflix Spoiler alert: If you haven't seen "Ladies and Gentlemen," Episode 7 of "Master of None," go watch and then come back. Aziz Ansar...

Aziz Ansari: Men Need To Pay Better Attention To Women’s Experiences

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.13.2015 | Women

Aziz Ansari has some awesome words of wisdom for men everywhere. In a Nov. 11 interview with The Daily Beast, Ansari talked about his new Netflix s...

I Bet Your Parents Care About You More Than You Realize

Aziz Ansari | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
Aziz Ansari

My dad took off most of his vacation time for the year to act in Master of None. So I'm really relieved this all worked out. On Tuesday night, after we did Colbert together he said: "This is all fun and I liked acting in the show, but I really just did it so I could spend more time with you."

11 Exceptional Audiobooks for Your Every Mood

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.12.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

If our last two brilliant and fantastic audiobook lists haven't convinced you that listening to a great audiobook is a fully satisfying experience, the eleven on this list -- which are hilarious, thrilling, informative, and inspirational -- will surely do the trick.

Watch Aziz Ansari And Stephen Colbert Joke About The Lack Of Diversity On TV

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment

It's always refreshing to see a celebrity use their platform to bring attention to something worthwhile -- like a discussion about representation on t...

Aziz Ansari Just Said The Sweetest Thing About His Parents

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.11.2015 | Fifty

Aziz Ansari's real parents, Shoukath and Fatima, are in Master of None, his new Netflix comedy show. Actually some might say they are stealing the sho...

Aziz Ansari Explores Hollywood's Diversity Problem In Powerful Essay

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment

"Indians on TV," the fourth episode of Aziz Ansari's "Masters of None," acts as a kind of thesis statement for the entire superlative series, which de...

Aziz Ansari's 'Master Of None' Hilariously Captures The Immigrant Narrative

Aneri Shah | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
Aneri Shah

The dilemma that second-generation immigrants face in Master of None is at the center of a broader question that all young adults face: How do we take this remarkable privilege we have and make something out of it?

Aziz Ansari Can Do A Killer Bobby Jindal Impression

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment

Keeping up with all of the GOP presidential candidates gunning for the Republican nomination is tough. Most of the media's attention has focused on th...

Aziz Ansari Slams Unwritten Minority Casting Rules In New Netflix Series

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment

In conversation with Jon Hamm at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Monday night, former "Parks and Recreation" star Aziz Ansari talked about his upcomi...

Today Is Treat Yo Self Day, The Best Day Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment

On October 13, 2011, an episode of "Parks and Recreation" introduced a beautiful concept: A day, not our birthday nor any other holiday, on which we s...