NOC Exclusive Interview: Asian American Eyz’d’s Ana Tuazon Parsons and Nicky Endres

Heyyy! It’s Kuya P back again with another NOC EXCLUSIVE! I recently sat down for a conversation with Actor/Comedians’ Ana Tuazon Parsons & Nicky Endres to discuss Asian American Eyz’d (An Immigrant Comedy Special)!

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NOC Interview: ‘Blackish’ Star Ron Funches Talks Season Two of Peacock’s Newest Animation ‘Trollstopia’

DreamWorks Trollstopia is the next chapter in the hair-raising adventures of the Trolls. Now that Poppy knows there are other musical Trolls scattered throughout the forest, she bottles up her endless positivity and invites delegates from every Troll tribe in the forest to live together in harmony in a grand experiment she calls TrollsTopia.

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NOC Interview: Chris Redd of ‘Saturday Night Live’

Chris Redd is humbled by the company he shares, being only one of 20 other Black players in SNL’s storied history. What he hopes to leave behind at the end of his career, though, is beyond comedy. The Chicago native has been deeply involved in giving back to the Chicago community, helping raise millions for charities like the The Anthony Rizzo Laugh Off For Cancer, The Chris Redd & Friends Charity Concert, and also through the Covid-19 Protestor’s relief fund that he founded. Chris also serves on the board of directors of Poverty Alleviation Chicago.

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Baron Vaughn Talks ‘Wild Life,’ 2020, and ‘Tales from the Hood’

Baron Vaughn graduated from Boston University’s theatre program and immediately went on to the Williamstown Theatre Festival. That same year he was cast in Drowning Crow with Alfre Woodard on Broadway. He was also featured in Damn Yankees at the NY City Center with Jane Krakowski and Sean Hayes. His television/film credits include Grace and Frankie, Girls, Superstore, Arrested Development, Cloverfield, and Black Dynamite. He is also the voice of Tom Servo on Mystery Science Theatre 3000 for Netflix.

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NOC Exclusive Interview: Loy Lee of ‘Asian Privelege’

The NOC’s own Kuya P AKA Patrick Michael Strange spoke with Actor/Comedian, Loy Lee, of Asian Privilege. GET YOUR LAUGH ON WITH LOY LEE’S ASIAN PRIVELEGE! Learn more about Loy Lee! Etsy URL: http://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/loyleecomedyFacebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/loyleecomedy/Instagram URL: http://www.instagram.com/loyleecomedy/Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/loyleecomedy/YouTubeContinue reading NOC Exclusive Interview: Loy Lee of ‘Asian Privelege’

Dwayne Perkins and Lynn Chen are Dying to Kill

The new horror film Dying to Kill, starring stand-up comedian Dwayne Perkins, will make its debut this Tuesday, December 13 on Hulu. On this week’s Hard NOC Life, Dwayne — who also co-wrote the film — is joined by his co-star Lynn Chen, as well as the film’s writer/producer Koji Steven Sakai, and writer/director Raymond C. Lai to talk about the process that went into making the film.

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How to Break Into TV Comedy Writing with Grace Nkenge Edwards

Grace Nkenge Edwards is a writer, actor, and producer who has both written for and performed on MTV’s Decoded, Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central, and is currently a writer on MTV’s Untitled Nicole Byer Project. She co-writes and performs in a monthly show with her sketch team The Heavenly Creatures. She has an MFA in Screenwriting from Columbia University, a BFA in Acting from the University of Michigan, and has taught television writing at NYU.

I had the pleasure of meeting Grace at Columbia where I was acting in her screenwriting class taught by one of my favorite playwrights, Israel Horowitz. Since then, Grace has created a TV writing career that many creatives only dream about. How did she do it? With perseverance, preparation, and well… grace. Check out my interview with her below.

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim Season 2: Sean Donnelly

We’re back for Season 2 with a longer format. We heard you and you said you wanted longer interviews and that three minutes was too short.

I sit down and draw with comedian Sean Donnelly who talks about his love for Angela Lansbury, his beef with bath towels, and how his parents tried to get rid of him. Sean is a terrific person who clearly has a GREAT WIFE!

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Josh Sankey

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

Natalie Kim interviews comedian Josh Sankey who crossed the U.S. from NYC to LA with nothing but Oscar Meyer Wieners.

Today’s two-word suggestion: LOVELY KITES.

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Keisha Zollar

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

Natalie sits and draws with comedian and actress Keisha Zollar (Orange is the New Black, Broad City). They discuss Beyonce’s butt, being a comedian of color in the world of improv and why Keisha wants Bob Odenkirk’s career.

All that while drawing a “BANANA HAMMOCK.”  Check it out after the jump!

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Zhubin Parang

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

Today, Natalie sits and draws with The Daily Show writer Zhubin Parang and discusses how he got the job on the hit Comedy Central series, and why he advises others NOT to follow the same path.

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Sharron Paul

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

Natalie sits and draws with comedian Sharron Paul, host of Cheap Date (where “name brand” comedians drop by) and star of the incredible web series Girls Are Roommates (NSFW).

TWO WORD SUGGESTION by Chaniya Suebsanguan: “GOOD GRIEF”

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Nick Turner

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

On today’s show, comedian Nick Turner — rising comedy star, host of VH1’s Best Week Ever, and named Best Young Comic by New York Magazine — came to Frederator Studios to talk about how he managed to avoid the pitfalls of being pretty darn successful.

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Aparna Nancherla

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

Today, comedian Aparna Nancherla, a writer from W. Kamau Bell’s now defunct Totally Biased came to Natalie‘s studios to draw and spout some funny.

Check out the episode after the jump!

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Horatio Sanz

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

Today Natalie draws with Saturday Night Live alum Horatio Sanz as he talks about how he really felt about the classic #cowbell episode of SNL.

Check out the debut episode after the jump!

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim Debuts in One Week

I am so stoked to announce a new video series we Nerds will be bringing to you dear readers. My friend, the New York City-based actress/writer/artist Natalie Kim has a new — and awesome — YouTube show called It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim that will be debuting exactly one week from today. You may recognize Natalie from her other web series including Super Twins, the comedic web series about fraternal superheroes, and the indie comic review show Inked TV.

Natalie is also part of the SIUniverse fam since her story “Ching Shih: Queen of Pirates” (with art by Robin Ha) was featured in Shattered.

On It’s a Draw, Natalie will interview comedians, cartoonists, and YouTubers — all while drawing at the same time. The show is officially part of the Channel Frederator network, and we’ll be bringing you the show here at The Nerds of Color every Thursday starting on January 16.

After the jump, check out a clip from Natalie’s interview with former Saturday Night Live player Horatio Sanz.

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