Negin Farsad is an Iranian-American comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker based in New York City. Like most comedians, she has a master’s degree in African-American studies and another one in public policy. She was named one of the 53 Funniest Women by the Huffington Post, one of 10 Feminist Comedians to Watch by Paper magazine. And was selected as a TEDFellow for her work in social justice comedy. She has written for/appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, PBS, IFC, Nickelodeon, and others. She is director/producer of the feature films Nerdcore Rising starring Weird Al Yankovic and The Muslims Are Coming! starring Jon Stewart, David Cross, and Lewis Black. Her most recent film, 3rd Street Blackout, starring Janeane Garofalo and Ed Weeks, was released in 2016.
Make ’Em Laugh
Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn talks to Negin Farsad about her new book, "How to Make White People Laugh."...