Jun 4, 2015
On today's show I talk to comedian and writer Yassir Lester.
Originally from Marietta, GA, Yassir is based in Los Angeles. An
accomplished stand-up, Yassir is also a TV writer and has written
for Adult Swim shows like Black Dynamite and Mr.
Pickles. He's a judge on the MTV show Snack-Off as
well, and currently he's a writer on the forthcoming season of the
HBO series Girls. Also in the second half, I talk about
depression and microaggressions with the wonderful Heben Nigatu,
a senior editor at BuzzFeed and co-host of the podcast Another
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