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Saturday, January 12 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Bad Asians

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Bad Asians is a showcase featuring Asian comics doing stand up, being interviewed, and colorful commentary on current events and culture. Every month we have a different line up of comedians whose credits have included NBC, HBO, Comedy Central and more! “Bad Asian” is a term used playfully and condescendingly when an Asian Pacific Islander (API) American person fails to live up to preconceived notions of what it means to be Asian. What is a “good” Asian, and what is a “bad” Asian?” How “bad” can you really be? Resisting these tropes of obedient sons and daughters who grow up to be doctors/lawyers/engineers, these API comics are NOT in the “model minority” business. They are in the entertainment business (and perhaps there’s nothing more “heinous” than that). Your best course may be to tread lightly around this line-up of hilarious provocateurs and troublemakers, hosted by Imran G and David Nguyen! $15, All Ages

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Andrew Orolfo

Andrew Orolfo has been named one of the country’s "top knot" comedians by... don't even ask, just go with it. An established staple in San Francisco comedy, he has been featured in SF Sketchfest and Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Andrew was born and raised in the Bay Area to Filipino... Read More →
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Atsuko Okatsuka

Atsuko's comedy has been described by Margaret Cho as "a silent slow fart that fills up a room with laughter." She tours around the U.S. at colleges & universities as well as with "Dis/orient/ed Comedy," the first ever all Asian, mostly female stand up comedy tour. She uses her whimsical... Read More →
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David Nguyen

David Nguyen is a writer and comedian currently writing and comedianing in Brooklyn, New York. One half of The Bad Asians Show, the premier comedy showcase featuring Asian comics, David is a mainstay both in the local scene and comedy clubs across America. David is a refreshingly... Read More →
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Imran G

Imran G hits the stage with intensity and clever quips that keep his audience enthralled and roaring with laughter. A NASA rocket scientist by day, he performs at clubs and theaters around the San Francisco Bay Area.Imran has been a semi-finalist in the San Francisco International... Read More →
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Janesh Rahlan

Janesh Rahlan is a San Francisco based comedian who got his start in Improv and sketch comedy. He chronicles the journey of growing up as an immigrant kid hanging out with mostly Black and Latino kids in the Midwest to rocking skinny jeans and v-neck t-shirts in California. You can... Read More →
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Joseph Nguyen

Subtle but sharp, laid-back yet engaging, Joseph Nguyen is the smart slacker beloved by audiences for his easygoing delivery and good writing. At home in all venues from clubs to cafes, Joseph is a regular at the Punch Line and other Bay Area clubs as well as a member of local group... Read More →
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Moon Choe

Moon is a promising young up and comer on the San Francisco comedy, but make no mistake, this little lady is no one trick pony. Moon's diverse background bestows fodder to bring the house down with chortles, giggles, and guffaws. (Not) Born and raised in the sweet lap of luxury, Moon... Read More →
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Ryan Sudhakaran

Ryan Sudhakaran is half Indian and half Indian but all American. Growing up in the Bay Area, Ryan went through the ringer of high academic standards and strict parenting but came out a clown with a degree in Physics. Only ever using his degree to estimate the maximum distance he can... Read More →



Saturday January 12, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Brava Cabaret 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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