Hasan Minhaj

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Pioneering, two-time Peabody Award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj is the host and creator of Netflix's hit weekly comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which brings an inclusive and nuanced perspective to global news, politics and culture. 

As Host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah wrote in TIME: "Patriot Act is the manifestation of Hasan’s whip-smart commentary, charisma and sincerity. It’s also a consistent reminder that Hasan is America. And America is Hasan.”
Named to TIME's "100 Most Influential People in the World," Minhaj originally rose to prominence as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show. He has gone on to host the White House Correspondents' Dinner and air his own critically-acclaimed one-hour Netflix comedy special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King.

A first generation American, Minhaj comes from a Muslim family originally from India. In his comedy and at speaking engagements, he draws on his personal history and the immigrant experience to explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity. 

 

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Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

Award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj brings the honest, nuanced and inclusive commentary he is known for on Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj to life for audiences nationwide.  Diving into today's cultural and political landscape-- everything from immigration policies, to consumer trends, to global poli ...

Award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj brings the honest, nuanced and inclusive commentary he is known for on Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj to life for audiences nationwide. 
Diving into today's cultural and political landscape-- everything from immigration policies, to consumer trends, to global politics-- with depth, sincerity, and humor, Minhaj provides audiences with a perspective not often covered in mainstream media and leaves them thinking differently about current events. He can provide an interactive speech or explainer on any of the topics covered on this list of episodes

It Pays to Bet on Yourself

Throughout his career, award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj has learned that often the most successful and interesting projects are explorations of the self. By candidly speaking to his personal experiences and family history as an Indian-American Muslim, as well as sharing his passions-- from the NB ...

Throughout his career, award-winning comedian Hasan Minhaj has learned that often the most successful and interesting projects are explorations of the self. By candidly speaking to his personal experiences and family history as an Indian-American Muslim, as well as sharing his passions-- from the NBA to hip-hop-- Minhaj has created groundbreaking programs and comedy that resonate with audiences and critics alike. 
 
In these honest, empowering, and, at times, hilarious, remarks, Minhaj reveals why being unapologetically yourself pays off. He inspires audiences to take risks, and speak from a place of honesty. 

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Hasan Minhaj is the host and creator of the weekly comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, that premiered on Netflix in October 2018. The series explores the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity through his unique comedic voice. Last year Minhaj earned rave reviews for his one-hour Netflix comedy special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, that earned him a 2018 Peabody Award, and for his performance hosting the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner. A first generation American, in November 2014 Minhaj joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he was Jon’s last hire as a correspondent, and he continued on in that role after Trevor Noah took over as host the following year.  He remained on the show through August 2018.