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Hasan Minhaj’s de-politicization on Netflix’s The King’s Jester is a feeble homecoming
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Hasan Minhaj’s de-politicization on Netflix’s The King’s Jester is a feeble homecoming

Hasan Minhaj wants to be known as a man who is not conscious of his power. In truth, it is just the opposite. He uses the standup platform to let us know how powerful he is.

Hasan Minhaj: The King's Jester: Clout-chasing, offending Saudis and comedy that's high on Adderall
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Hasan Minhaj: The King's Jester: Clout-chasing, offending Saudis and comedy that's high on Adderall

The King's Jester is funny enough to appeal to casual Netflix viewers and thought-provoking enough for those seeking serious political discourse. More than anything, it is honest enough to make us introspect where we draw the line in our hunt to get back at our political adversaries.

In The King’s Jester, Hasan Minhaj proves that there is no better storyteller than him
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In The King’s Jester, Hasan Minhaj proves that there is no better storyteller than him

Every Hasan Minhaj comedy special ultimately is theater — an immersive dance that upends rules of vulnerability, laughter, masculinity, and perspective. In his second Netflix special, the comedian underlines that once again.

Kapil Sharma's all-black suit to Hannah Gadsby's suspenders and pants, how stand-up comedians choose what to wear
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Kapil Sharma's all-black suit to Hannah Gadsby's suspenders and pants, how stand-up comedians choose what to wear

Watching Kapil Sharma: I'm Not Done Yet on Netflix India made me ponder over what the costumes of stand-up comedians say about them.

Vax India Now virtual fundraiser led by AR Rahman, Liam Neeson, Sting raises more than $5 million
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Vax India Now virtual fundraiser led by AR Rahman, Liam Neeson, Sting raises more than $5 million

The Vax India Now concert, a virtual fundraiser to support India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, was livestreamed globally on 7 July, with UNICEF and American India Foundation (AIF) as beneficiaries.

Hasan Minhaj joins season 2 of Apple TV+ series The Morning Show
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Hasan Minhaj joins season 2 of Apple TV+ series The Morning Show

The Morning Show will be Hasan Minhaj's highest-profile acting gig to date and first foray into drama. He has previously starred in the 2018 black comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me.

Hasan Minhaj announces end of Patriot Act: 'I got to work with the best writers, producers, researchers'
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Hasan Minhaj announces end of Patriot Act: 'I got to work with the best writers, producers, researchers'

Hasan Minhaj's Patriot Act won an Emmy, and explored the modern cultural and political landscape globally

Hasan Minhaj dedicates upcoming Patriot Act episode on Netflix to CAA-NRC; to release on 22 December
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Hasan Minhaj dedicates upcoming Patriot Act episode on Netflix to CAA-NRC; to release on 22 December

Following the police crackdown on Jamia Milia Islamia students protesting against the CAA, many Twitter users tagged Hasan Minhaj, urging him to react to the situation

Blacklisted from 'Howdy, Modi', says Hasan Minhaj on being denied entry to Houston event
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Blacklisted from 'Howdy, Modi', says Hasan Minhaj on being denied entry to Houston event

In an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Minhaj narrated how things got 'intense' when he tried to enter the venue on Sunday.

The Juvenile Immigrant: A new book captures the diaspora experience and identity politics that accompanies it
Life

The Juvenile Immigrant: A new book captures the diaspora experience and identity politics that accompanies it

Namrata Verghese, the author of The Juvenile Immigrant, discusses why all writing is inherently political, and what constitutes the American Dream for people of Indian origin in 2019

Netflix's Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj to return for fourth instalment on 4 August
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Netflix's Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj to return for fourth instalment on 4 August

The fourth season of the Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is set to start streaming on Netflix from 4 August.

Patriot Act Volume 3 review: Hasan Minhaj perfectly blends his incisive monologues with funny asides
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Patriot Act Volume 3 review: Hasan Minhaj perfectly blends his incisive monologues with funny asides

Hasan Minhaj returned with six brand new episodes of Patriot Act, that dealt with issues ranging from protests in Sudan to corruption in Indian cricket

Taking off Balidaan Badge from MS Dhoni's gloves may impact Team India's morale, rub egg on face of BCCI
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Taking off Balidaan Badge from MS Dhoni's gloves may impact Team India's morale, rub egg on face of BCCI

The ICC has not figured out that MS Dhoni is an officer in the Territorial Army with the rank of Colonel and his right to wear the army insignia is within his rights

Hasan Minhaj took a jibe at Jared Kushner during TIME 100 gala, mocks his ties with Saudi Crown prince
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Hasan Minhaj took a jibe at Jared Kushner during TIME 100 gala, mocks his ties with Saudi Crown prince

Both Jared Kushner and Hasan Minhaj were being honoured at the Time 100 Gala for the issue of the magazine on the most influential people of 2019.

Hasan Minhaj responds to Netflix's removal of his Patriot Act episode in Saudi Arabia
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Hasan Minhaj responds to Netflix's removal of his Patriot Act episode in Saudi Arabia

Hasan Minhaj poked fun at Netflix's removal of an episode of his satirical show in Saudi Arabia, as it can still be accessed in the country through Patriot Act‘s YouTube channel.

Netflix removes episode of Patriot Act which criticised Saudi Arabia
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Netflix removes episode of Patriot Act which criticised Saudi Arabia

Netflix that it removed an episode of a satirical comedy show that criticises Saudi Arabia.

Netflix removes Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj episode criticising Saudi Arabia 'to comply with local law'
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Netflix removes Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj episode criticising Saudi Arabia 'to comply with local law'

In the episode, Hasan Minhaj criticised Saudi Arabia after the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Hasan Minhaj joins Ms. Marvel creative team for special 50th edition alongside Rainbow Rowell, Saladin Ahmed
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Hasan Minhaj joins Ms. Marvel creative team for special 50th edition alongside Rainbow Rowell, Saladin Ahmed

Hasan Minhaj is included in the roster of talents creating the milestone edition of the Ms Marvel comics.