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Kumail Nanjiani

Can You Tell The Difference Between A Tweet And Classic Literature?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.09.2014 | Comedy

Sometimes, famous works of literature and well-timed tweets are downright indistinguishable. Then again, other times they're not. See what we mean ...

Racist Or Super-Racist?

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

For the inaugural episode of "The Pete Holmes Show," Holmes had friend and comedian Kumail Nanjiani as his first guest, and the two didn't waste any t...

Paget Brewster Has A Brand New Gig

Posted 10.10.2013 | TV

Paget Brewster is heading back to college. The former "Criminal Minds" star will pop up on "Community" in Season 5 ... whenever it premieres on NBC. ...

Mallika Rao

Why Is Apu Still On TV?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

If it's been a big year for Indian Americans, it’s been a really big 25 years. Yet one man has stayed the same for nearly a quarter-century: Apu Nah...

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part I

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

During my week in San Francisco, there were so many tantalizing events it was hard to decide what to see. The 12th Annual Sf Sketchfest was an ambitious undertaking, featuring 166 shows, lasting three and a half weeks and showcasing some of the best talent performing today.

FYF Fest 2012 Comedy Lineup Revealed

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Angelenos, get ready to laugh. FYF Fest -- the annual music festival, which will be in LA State Historic Park -- has a stand-up comedy component, ...

WATCH: Shame That Puppy!

Posted 04.18.2012 | Comedy

New York comedian Kurt Braunohler will be taking his antics to TV screens this Summer with a new game show called "Bunk." Each episode, a rotating pan...

WATCH: John Hodgman Gives Us A Backstage Tour At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 03.14.2012 | Comedy

When we asked John Hodgman if we would do a quick video interview with us backstage at SXSW, we had no idea what we had gotten ourselves into. In b...

PREVIEW: The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

Matt Wilstein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, the New York Comedy Festival takes over NYC with everything from small shows in the back of Brooklyn bars to headlining double-header sets at large theaters.

WATCH: Worst House Sitting Gig Ever On 'Portlandia'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Once again, 'Portlandia' proves to be one of the most playful and engaging new shows on TV, with another strong episode complete with iconic character...

WATCH: John Oliver Can't Help Someone Who Can't Help Himself

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

First rule of comedy: if you have a funny Indian accent and don't use it, you're not doing your job. And if you don't think you have an Indian accent...

WATCH: Hilarious Standup Kumail Nanjiani Coming To Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

About a year ago, the New York Times ran a lengthy profile about an up-and-coming stand-up comic, getting a handful of big breaks in the world he desc...