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Hershal Pandya

  1. The Rise of “Clapter” ComedyWhen news broke last week that FX’s critically acclaimed comedy Atlanta would finally be returning for its second season, I marked the occasion […]
  2. On the Verge: Drew MichaelWelcome to our series On the Verge, where our contributors highlight comedians they feel are ready for their next big break. Whether they’re […]
  3. Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Homecoming King’ Is an American Story, Whether You Get the […]When I first stumbled across Hasan Minhaj’s YouTube videos back in 2012, I was at a strange point in my evolution as a comedy consumer, where […]
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    Comedy vs. CriticismOn the uneasy relationship between comedy and its critics.
  5. Desus and Mero Are Playing with House Money When David Letterman retired from hosting the Late Show back in May of 2015, there was a great deal of analysis lamenting the idea that “late […]
  6. The Underappreciated Genius of Stewart Lee In a recent episode of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle—the popular British comedian’s standup showcase that recently concluded its 4th season on […]
  7. Maybe Political Correctness Isn’t Ruining Comedy The seemingly never-ending war on political correctness has felt particularly salient these past few years. For every self-righteous person […]