Articles tagged The Cornering
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Ashok and Aparna Spice Up the Neighborhood

By Ashok Kondabolu | November 27, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Comedian Aparna Nancherla talks standup, battling anxiety, and pushing the envelope as a woman of color in comedy

Ashok and Miho Get Optimistic

By Ashok Kondabolu | July 21, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok speaks to Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto about her new creative endeavors, Tokyo versus New York, and what gets lost in translation.

Ashok and Vijay Squeeze Blood from a Drum Machine

By Ashok Kondabolu | April 20, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok Kondabolu speaks to Vijay Iyer about an alternate history of jazz, opening institutional spaces, and the resistance and defiance within music.

Ashok and Andrew Get Empirical

By Ashok Kondabolu | January 13, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok talks to artist Andrew Kuo about the history of painting, making his own Wu-Tang shirts, and Linsanity

Ashok and Hasan Toss Out the Script

By Ashok Kondabolu | December 7, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The Daily Show’ correspondent Hasan Minhaj talks to Ashok Kondabolu about his new one-man show, ‘Homecoming King,’ running away from John Kasich, and the role of comedians in the age of Trump.

Ashok and Jeff Find Out Who’s Fakin’ The Funk

By Ashok Kondabolu | October 19, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Writer and activist Jeff Chang talks about code switching, his new book ‘We Gon’ Be Alright,’ Asian American spectator status, and President Obama’s favorite comic book store in Honolulu.

Ashok and Ayesha Take a Break from the American Dream

By Ashok Kondabolu | September 16, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Writer Ayesha Siddiqi talks to Ashok Kondabolu about growing anti-Muslim anxieties, her new job at Viceland and what keeps people up at night.

Ashok and Riz the Day Of

By Ashok Kondabolu | August 25, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The Night Of’ star Riz Ahmed talks to Ashok Kondabolu about cricket jerseys, patriotism, acting while brown, and race in the UK.

Ashok and Hua Freestyle in a Freezing Greenpoint Park

By Ashok Kondabolu | February 25, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Journalist and music critic Hua Hsu talks to Ashok Kondabolu about the best and worst of his dad’s record collection and how his fascination with rap beef inspired his upcoming book

In Memoriam: An Interview with Prashant Bhargava

By Ashok Kondabolu | June 25, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Bhargava, the late director of award-winning film Patang, reminisces about growing up in Chicago and his fascination with India’s festival of kites.

Ashok and Mary Talk Chapstick, Hipster Racism, and Korean Names

By Ashok Kondabolu | June 20, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

An interview with writer and former editor-in-chief of Missbehave magazine Mary H.K. Choi

Ashok and Randall Park Celebrate Father’s Day

By Ashok Kondabolu | July 26, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Actor, writer, and father Randall Park shares an hour on the phone with Ashok Kondabolu, recalling his childhood in LA and how he stumbled into acting.

Ashok and Annie Hit the Backyard

By Ashok Kondabolu | April 23, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok Kondabolu of Das Racist catches up with documentary photographer Annie Ling at her Brooklyn apartment.

Ashok and Amrit Go to the Movies

By Ashok Kondabolu | October 8, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Stereogum editor Amrit Singh has a hang with Das Racist hypeman Ashok Kondabolu. Proper nouns mentioned: George Washington, Britney Spears, Jenny Slate (a.k.a. the “Marcel the Shell” girl), and C. Mohan (Bollywood’s most iconic designer).

Ashok and Anil Go to the Cafe

By Ashok Kondabolu | September 11, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok Kondabolu of Das Racist interviews Anil Dash, the blogger and technologist, at Financier Patisserie, near Astor Place.

Ashok and Sheng Go on the Kiddie Ride

By Ashok Kondabolu | July 19, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Part two of an epic conversation between Ashok Kondabolu of Das Racist and Comedy Central comedian Sheng Wang.

Ashok and Sheng Take Cover

By Ashok Kondabolu | July 12, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

In the first installment of his interview column, “The Cornering,” Ashok Kondabolu of Das Racist chats it up with Comedy Central comedian Sheng Wang. They also traipse the streets of Chinatown. Look out for part deux of this interview next week.

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