Aasif Mandvi

Aasif Mandvi appears in the following:

Watch: Fake the Nation Live with Negin Farsad, Aasif Mandvi and Aparna Nancherla

Friday, September 16, 2016

Watch our live taping of the comedy podcast about politics, without any of the politics about politics.


Brian Lehrer Weekend: Immigrants Define 'American'

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.
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Pre-Convention Conversation: Immigrants Define 'American'

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Jose Antonio Vargas, Comedian Aasif Mandvi, and House Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito take calls on citizenship and immigration. 
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The Agony And Ecstasy Of School Lunch

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.

Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Is A Human Turducken

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.

Are Voters Looking for a Fight? Aasif Mandvi on Anger and the 2016 Election

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! 

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Aasif Mandvi's Modern Family

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.

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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Al Pacino, Aasif Manvi with Dean Obeidallah, and Chicken Wings 101

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Exploring Muslim Identity in Theater, Comedy, and Revolution

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. 

Documenting Faraway Places, Exploring The Planets

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. 

A Gaggle of Guest Hosts

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.

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Aasif Mandvi: From Boarding School to 'Curry Pot' to New York's Melting Pot

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.

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Aasif Mandvi Moved Where the Streets Are Paved with Brunch

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."

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A Conversation With "The Daily Show's" Aasif Mandvi

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.


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"Disgraced" at Lincoln Center

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.

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