• Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

    There are two lessons we can learn from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan– the trio of comedians who successfully self-released their own new comedy specials. The first lesson is that it works, IF — and it’s a big “if” — you have a large enough fanbase. The second lesson is that — and I’m totally going to use a horrible cliche — you can have your cake and

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    Watch Aziz Ansari engage in something called ‘The First Mow’

    Though his Parks and Recreation character Tom Haverford is rarely seen actually doing anything resembling parks and rec work, the real-life Aziz Ansari isn’t above getting his hands dirty– or at least driving around on a fancy lawnmower. And that’s what he did this week in New York City, while out promoting his new self-released special Dangerously Delicious. Specifically, he popped up at Central Park to perform the First Mow,

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    Aziz Ansari: ’50 Cent doesn’t know what a grapefruit is’ (Video)

    By now, you know comedian Aziz Ansari released his newest stand-up special Dangerously Delicious totally uncut and uncensored through his official site for a meager $5. If you haven’t purchased it yet — what??? — let us share this new preview, just released by our friends at Official Comedy, which you can subscribe to now before its official launch. In this clip, Ansari relates the time he found himself sitting

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    Listen to Aziz Ansari’s 20-minute appearance on NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ with Terry Gross

    His newest stand-up comedy special Dangerously Delicious was released on his official website with no warning at all. But since that time, Aziz Ansari has been making the rounds to help push his new project. His latest stop was on Fresh Air, NPR’s famed interview and culture show hosted by Terry Gross. Gross chatted with the Parks and Recreation star about growing up in South Carolina, doing stand-up, racial stereotypes

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    Aziz Ansari tells Laughspin why he decided to self release ‘Dangerously Delicious’

    Thousands of comedy fans woke up to excellent news this morning: Aziz Ansari has a new hour stand-up special. Even better, the special was already available for purchase. Better, still: In mere minutes and for only $5, the thing could live on their computer forever (or you can choose to simply stream it)– all by visiting azizansari.com. I chatted with Ansari a few minutes ago to see why he made

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    Aziz Ansari releases ‘Dangerously Delicious’ for $5 through his website

    Without any warning, Aziz Ansari has released his newest stand-up special Dangerously Delicious– independently, through his website and for only $5. Once you lay your money down, you have the option to download the special or simply stream it. In other words, he Louis C.K.’ed it. At about 6:30 am EST, Asnari tweeted out, “Go to azizansari.com & download my new standup special before everyone wakes up for only $5!”

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