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Ep. #837: Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla discusses her return to standup and public life after taking time away to write a book of personal essays called Unreliable Narrator: Me, Myself, and Imposter Syndrome, when interviewers don’t engage with the things you make, being the child of immigrants and first generation anxiety, keeping up South Asian appearances, familial mental health stigmas and acceptance, an unforgettable joke, performing at JFL Vancouver on February 16 and 17, and much more.

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Ep. #688: Atsuko Okatsuka

Atsuko Okatsuka discusses Canada’s greatest historical figures, presenting her new set, hi, at Just for Laughs Vancouver and what it’s about, leaving Japan for Los Angeles and why Paddington is an immigration story, her mother’s mental health and her Grandma Li’s stardom, how she discovered comedy in church, future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.