Streaming Jan 28 - Feb3: Aziz Ansari's truth hits a chord on Netflix

Jim Kellar
By Jim Kellar
Updated January 28 2022 - 4:02am, first published January 25 2022 - 5:11am
Supertar or star: Comedian Aziz Ansari. Picture: Netflix.

Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian

Netflix

This special is short, but does not disappoint. The live show is taped at New York's Comedy Cellar, where he did his first stand-up ever 20 years ago as a student at NYU. "Sometimes you gotta come back and compete with chicken wings," he says. Ansari is an astute observer of the times. He's on the money when he says of the current moment, "Everything is a little bit shittier" and "we just live in the comments threads now".

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Jim Kellar

Jim Kellar

Weekender Editor

Jim Kellar is editor of the Newcastle Herald's Weekender magazine. He has been a journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1997, covering culture, art, food and music. jkellar@newcastleherald.com.au

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