Last night, our comedy hero Hari Kondabolu came to the Aladdin Theater to do what he does best—uplift our spirits with crushing criticisms and laughs. Opening for him was Liz Miele, a NYC comedian known for her viral stand-up performance of "feminist sex positions" and her debut album Emotionally Exhausting.
We first interviewed Hari in 2010, but his comedy is as relevant as ever now, and he has a new documentary under his belt too—The Problem with Apu—on the subject of The Simpsons’ longstanding casual racism. As our art editor, Megan Burbank put it, "Kondabolu’s jokes are unapologetically political and unafraid to call out racism and sexism..."
Read our 2016 interview with him here. And check out these photos from last night by Pat Moran.