Aasif Mandvi appears in the following:
Friday, September 16, 2016
Watch our live taping of the comedy podcast about politics, without any of the politics about politics.
Friday, July 29, 2016
We opened our phone lines nationally for an evening call-in special to talk to immigrants on what being American means to them.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Jose Antonio Vargas, Comedian Aasif Mandvi, and House Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito take calls on citizenship and immigration.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Everyone remembers school lunch. We talk to Sporkful listeners and a group of fifth graders about the meals and experiences that changed them forever -- for better or worse.
Monday, May 16, 2016
The actor and writer isn't a fan of American food excess -- except when it provides the perfect metaphor for his own tri-cultural upbringing.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Are you angry this election season? Comedian Aasif Mandvi tells us how he's feeling... and we'll hear from you!
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Aasif Mandvi's new web series, “Halal in the Family,” which premiers April 9 on Funny or Die, portrays the modern American family in a classically American context: the sitcom.
Friday, January 23, 2015
The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Aasif Mandvi guest hosts. Thanassis Cambanis on revolution in Cairo. Ayad Akhtar on heading to Broadway. Corey Powell on life on Mars. Dean Obeidallah on religion and comedy.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Aasif Mandvi hosts. Joe Hickman on Guantanamo Bay, Larry Gonick on cartoons and Algebra, Vikram Gandhi on the new season of Vice, Derrick Pitts discusses the Mars Rover.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Meet Our Guest Hosts! As Leonard is away for two weeks in January, we have an amazing roster of guest hosts filling his seat. Find our more about them here.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Aasif Mandvi talks about the many, often contradictory, identities that make up who he is, his time as a correspondent on “The Daily Show,” and his new collection of essays.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
That's what his father said of Florida when the family first came from England. Mandvi, the Daily Show's "All Things Brown" correspondent, recounts his background as a "No Land's Man."
Friday, March 01, 2013
Aasif Mandvi is a stage and film actor, a writer and teller of stories, and Senior Muslim Correspondent on The Daily Show. A purveyor of "fake news" and an advocate of real issues, Mandvi sat down with Brooke for a live event to discuss being "the brown guy" in theater, movies, and of course, The Daily Show.
Ina Mina Dika
Friday, November 16, 2012
Playwright Ayad Akhtar talks about the play “Disgraced,” along with actor Aasif Mandvi, who plays the lead role. The play tells is the story of a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. When he and his wife Emily, a white artist influenced by Islamic paintings, host a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging. “Disgraced” is playing at Lincoln Center Theater and has been extended through December 23.