Baratunde Thurston On Comedy, Race, And Uncomfortable Conversations

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Baratunde Thurston On Comedy, Race, And Uncomfortable Conversations

Our guest is Baratunde Thurston, who runs digital for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He’s also got a podcast called About Race and is the author of How to Be Black. He joins us to talk about the role of comedy in uncomfortable conversations about race and politics, the presidential campaign, and what it’s like to work on The Daily Show. Then, a nerd confession FULL of 90’s memorabilia.