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Nick Di Paolo on SAG Protests: ‘They Make Me Sick’
3 years ago

Nick Di Paolo on SAG Protests: ‘They Make Me Sick’

Comedian Nick Di Paolo won’t be hosting an awards show any time soon.

It has nothing to do with talent. The Mass. native’s politics don’t align with Hollywood’s liberal views. …
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Did Black Comics Fail Obama?
4 years ago

Did Black Comics Fail Obama?

Journalists were quick to condemn the term of endearment, a word loaded with cultural weight.

That criticism ignores a bigger concern that starts, but hardly ends, with Wilmore. Black comics …
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Jo Koy: My Inspirations Couldn’t Exist Today
4 years ago

Jo Koy: My Inspirations Couldn’t Exist Today

Jo Koy could have taken what he calls the “Asian comedy route.”

The half-Filipino stand-up knew Asian audiences would lap up tales of his Filipino mother. Instead, Koy embraced black-themed …
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