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Hari Kondabolu

  1. 30 Comedians Give Advice to Their Younger SelvesColin Jost, Michael Che, Julie Klausner, Pete Holmes, Chris Gethard, and more.
  2. The Simpsons’ Apu Response Is What Happens When You’re on the Air for Too LongWhen you’ve been on TV for nearly 30 years, it’s hard to come across as the rebellious outsider sticking it to the man.
  3. ‘The Simpsons’ Defends Itself Against Apu Stereotype Accusations Comedian Hari Kondabolu has been voicing his disappointment in the harmful stereotypes he sees within The Simpsons’ character […]
  4. tv
    The Simpsons Finally Responded to the Problem With Apu Criticism“Something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive is now politically incorrect.”
  5. Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ […]Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his […]
  6. representation or a lack thereof
    The Simpsons’ Hank Azaria Addresses Hari Kondabolu’s The Problem With Apu Doc“I think the documentary made some really interesting points and gave us a lot to think about, and we really are thinking about it.”
  7. chat room
    Why Hari Kondabolu Had to Explain What The Problem With Apu Is to America“I honestly wanted to call it Seriously? I need to explain this?”
  8. ‘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 […]
  9. Talking ‘The Problem with Apu’ with Hari KondaboluHari Kondabolu first aired his beef with Simpsons character/stereotypical caricature Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on Totally Biased with W. Kamau […]
  10. way way too soon
    At Least Some of Hollywood Is Really Pissed About Sean Spicer’s Emmys Cameo“Has the aura of a giant festering abscess. Strange, since he was so charismatic at the (elevated) podium.”
  11. The Problem With Apu Trailer Asks: Is Apu From The Simpsons a Minstrel?“I should be happy, but there’s still one man who haunts me: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.”
  12. Hari Kondabolu Confronts His Nemesis in the Trailer for truTV’s ‘The […]Hari Kondabolu has a new documentary heading to truTV soon, and today the network released the trailer. Titled The Problem with Apu, the […]
  13. comics talk to comics
    Hari Kondabolu and W. Kamau Bell Talk Comedy“Whenever white comics say, ‘It’s easier because you’re a person of color,’ they have no idea.”
  14. Hari Kondabolu’s New Album ‘Mainstream American Comic’ Is Out Next MonthHari Kondabolu has a new comedy record out next month. The A.V. Club reports that Kondabolu’s new record Mainstream American Comic will be […]
  15. The 9 Best Standup Specials and Albums of 20142014 was a banner year for comedy of all stripes, including an incredible collection of standup specials and albums. While the year may have […]
  16. Watch Hari Kondabolu in ‘NYT’s New Web Series ‘Off Color’The New York Times debuted a new web series today called Off Color featuring “several artists of color who use humor to make social statements […]
  17. Is Standup Comedy the New Punk Rock?Portland’s famous underground record label Kill Rock Stars is profiled in a recent article for the Portland Mercury that examines its recent […]
  18. Talking to Hari Kondabolu About His New Album and the Impact of ‘Totally […]Hari Kondabolu was not really supposed to become a professional standup. The otherworldly circumstances that brought him from a career as an […]
  19. ‘The Simpsons’ Will Kill Off Another Character This Season; Who Will it Be?The Simpsons premiered its 25th season on Sunday night, but the show hasn’t completely settled in its ways. In a recent phone conference, […]