A Sunday afternoon chat I had with Brooklyn comedian and podcaster Hari Kondabolu.
Contentedly situated amidst the hustle and bustle of Brooklyn, New York, stand-up comedian Hari Kondabolu is heard around the world, thanks to his mercurial podcasts. A cunning linguist who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Politics and a Master’s degree in Human Rights, the erudite Kondabolu has broken down racial and geographic barriers in finding new ways to disappoint his parents. More often than not, his accomplice of choice is his brother, Ashok, who routinely accompanies Hari on his conversational misadventures. Discussing everything from having one’s wallet stolen to the hot-button of cultural appropriation, “The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Podcast” has introduced an international audience to the candid, fraternal side of his rather astute comedic demeanour.
“When it comes to podcasts, my brother and I have been strangely productive, professionally-speaking, despite of the weaknesses of our technical abilities,” says Kondabolu…
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