With appearances on “Conan”, “Letterman” and “Totally Biased”, comic firebrand Hari Kondabolu has a lot to say, and the research to back it up. We discuss the New Yorker’s politicisation post-9/11; a comic’s license to simplify a political argument; and what happens when a healthy social life requires a bit of discretion. Hari also argues passionately against UK comedy’s fixation with producing a new fringe-ready hour every year, and we uncover that rarest of problems: when the crowd goes too wild…
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