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EP5: Kenny Robinson
Canadian comedy legend Kenny Robinson joins Danish Anwar (@terrorsuspect) for an insightful one on one discussion about the evolution of comedy, changing demographics and tastes, and the next wave of killer standups from Canada. The Winnipeg born, Chicago bred Robinson has hosted The Gemini Awards and was twice nominated for his writing and performance in his ground breaking one hour special “Thick and Thin” on the CBC. Kenny has earned accolades as the creator, writer, producer and host...
EP4: Women of Colour in entertainment / the roast of Oshawa
Anubha Momim (VICE, CBC) & Cathryn Naiker (The Beaverton) join host Danish Anwar (@terrorsuspect) to discuss the experiences of women of colour in entertainment, navigating the unique and often problematic dynamics in immigrant communities & safety issues for female comedians. Plus a short roast of Oshawa!
EP3: Asians, British Columbia & Star Wars
Host Danish Anwar (@terrorsuspect) is joined by Toronto comedians Leonard Chan & Joe Vu. With multiple TV, radio & festival credits between all 3 comedians, they discuss the relative advantage minorities have in the entertainment industry, how jokes are shaped by the responsibility of representing your race, and the specific kind of online harassment experienced by entertainers of colour such as Kelly Marie Tran. Plus the roast of British Columbia!
EP1: China vs Iran / Immigrants vs Immigrants / The Roast of Quebec
Comedians and academics discuss the nature of conflict, why cultures clash, free speech & the art of dark comedy. Host Danish Anwar (@terrorsuspect) is joined by comedians Cassie Cao & Foad HP along with Edward Escalon Jr, a PhD Candidate at University of Toronto who also teaches Diaspora & Transnational Studies. Did you know about the Asian Hierarchy? We got bad news for the Philippines, but atleast the Chinese system of racism is easy to understand. Why do so many immigrants vote...