Welcome to the funniest city in Asia. The Hong Kong scene has produced comedians who have performed and headlined all over the world, represented Hong Kong in festivals and appeared on TV to deliver laughs everywhere. Hong Kong opened the first full-time comedy Club in Asia.
My aunt and uncle, who live in Long Island, had gone there on an early date decades ago. My mom and her sister were visiting from out of town. None of them were of Asian descent, and yet almost immediately, the Asian jokes started: Asians are bad drivers.
Can women be funny? In author Christopher Hitchens wrote a now infamous article for Vanity Fair where he argued that the female really is deadlier than the male, at least when it comes to humour. His reason for this damning assessment?
Asia - Blog. Stand-up Comedy is taking the Asian nightlife by storm. With an increase in the number of local comedy groups, stand-up comedians have embraced this opportunity to showcase their comedic talents to a laugh-hungry audience waiting to be entertained.
Some top Asian comedians are arround after their run at the Edimburgh Fringe. Don't miss their first ever show in Brussels! Jinx Yeo Jinx Yeo is an award-winning Singaporean comedian.
In light of this, we want to give our readers a head start on getting to know more up-and-coming Asian comedians across North America. Another example of a popular Chicago-based comedian is Jerry Tran. He also co-founded and produces the independent showcase Tuxedo Cat Comedy.
Jami Gong is a Chinese American stand-up comedian. Jami's first attempt at stand-up comedy came on a dare while he attended Syracuse University. He made a living selling sports souvenirs at Madison Square Gardenand in later years, working at a chain of men's clothing stores around New York City.
A few years back, I was excited to finally score tickets to attend a live taping of one of my favorite shows, " The Colbert Report. He stood before us and immediately singled out two young Asian American men sitting at the other end of my row. His patter went something like:.