• Netflix pulls Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj episode after Saudi Arabia complained

    UPDATE: Hasan Minhaj commented on his pulled Patriot Act episode via Twitter Wednesday. “Clearly, the best way to stop people from watching something is to ban it, make it trend online, and then leave it up on YouTube.” Clearly, he’s not pleased with Netflix’s decision. Clearly, the best way to stop people from watching something is to ban it, make it trend online, and then leave it up on YouTube. Let’s

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    Hasan Minhaj gets Tan France Queer Eye treatment in Netflix promo video

    Hasan Minhaj gets the Queer Eye treatment for his new political Netflix series Patriot Act. In a video released by the streaming giant, Minhaj and Queer Eye star Tan France pick out an outfit for the Homecoming King comedian. The video is called But First and hopefully won’t be the only time we see a new Netflix star get a makeover. The two joke and bond over the course of

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    Hasan Minhaj teases new Netflix talk show in Instagram video

    Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix will make history when Minhaj becomes the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy series. Ever. The series premiere is on Sunday, October 28 with new episodes available every week. The 33-year-old stand-up told Time.com that “he hopes to tackle large social issues like immigration around the world, the rise of conservatism in different countries, sports as a vehicle for political debate, and climate changes.”

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    Hasan Minhaj, Trevor Noah are Daily Show’s newest additions

    Comedians Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah have become the latest additions to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central announced today. Minhaj will begin as a Daily Show correspondent in November while Noah, selected as a Daily Show contributor, will start in December. The pair of new Daily Show hires come on the heels of Michael Che’s departure after only a few weeks at the show. Che returned to

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    Just For Laughs New Faces: Monroe Martin, Drew Michael, Michelle Wolf impress

    MONTREAL – The New Faces of Comedy, a beloved Just For Laughs tradition, is perhaps one of the most highly anticipated showcases to grace the Montreal mega-comedy festival each and every year. More than giving under-the-radar comedians a chance to shine among more established peers, the New Faces lineup also affords fans of comedy the opportunity to make the acquaintance of stand-up performers they might otherwise never have encountered. Sure,

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    Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy announced

    Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival just announced its New Faces of Comedy lineup for 2014. Each year Just For Laughs, the longest running comedy festival, chooses comedians they feel will break out in the next few years. It’s one of the most anticipated set of showcases of the festival, which runs until the end of July. This year’s New Faces of Comedy are as follows: Alingon Mitra, Brad Wenzel,

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    SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

    AUSTIN — If there was any doubt that I am now immersed in SXSW Music, it was put to rest yesterday thanks to Loud Village– an entity that encapsulates both alternative music and alternative comedy. So, in other words, the hipster dream. Loud Village offered a showcase yesterday featuring traditional stand-up, ensemble comedy, musical performances and a live DJ. As a side note, I’m unforgivably disappointed that the DJ didn’t

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    Hasan Minhaj, of MTV’s ‘Failosophy,’ on social media, Ashton Kutcher, selective racism (Interview)

    In Hasan Minhaj, the producers of MTV’s Failosophy have secured a host with quite possibly the most apt-fitting credentials imaginable for the task at hand. Boasting a storied background in a comedy brand that orients itself around piecemeal mockery of all things social media and Internet user misfortune, Minhaj has quickly become identified as a capable comedian with an innate understanding of what makes user-generated content just so damn funny.

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    Comedian Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You

    I met Hasan Minhaj in the summer of 2009 where he was performing at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. And it’s been fun to watch him grow as a comedian and an actor, having seen him snag success on television and on viral videos. But, I think his newest Web video — part of his new series The Truth — is my favorite. By now, you’ve heard about the Popchips

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    Comedian Hasan Minhaj joins cast of ABC Family sitcom with Raven Symone

    At the moment, ABC Family might be best known for airing Full House reruns and marathons of the entire Harry Potter movie series – which explains why I watch the channel so much. Recently, though, they’ve been expanding their offerings to original scripted series. One new series will certainly be of interest to you, dear reader. Hasan Minhaj, a comedian known best for his work on MTV’s Disaster Date, will

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    Hasan Minhaj makes a case for IslamAWAY! (VIDEO)

    After trying to sell us Gatorade, comedian Hasan Minhaj is promoting a new product that helps other Muslim-Americans finally get passed airport security! It’s IslamAWAY! And it’s the “ultimate Muslim masking device.” Despite driving an American car, wearing an American flag pin, and respecting the late Ronald Reagan, Hasan just cannot catch a break from society. But for three easy payments of $10.95 (and denouncement of your religion), any Muslim

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    Hasan Minhaj: Giving comedy the college try

    At just 23 years old, Hasan Minhaj is clearly ahead of the comedy curve. Only two years removed from graduating UC-Davis — where he founded the stand-up/sketch comedy group Gridiron Gang — Hasan is starting to make a name for himself on the national stage. Last year, he won the Wild 94.9 “Best Comic Standing” contest, giving him the chance to open for such headliners as Katt Williams, Gabriel Iglesias,

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