Asian-American Comedians Who Are Blowing Up the Entertainment Game

  • Aziz Ansari

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  • Mindy Kaling

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  • Dave and Andrew Fung

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  • Kate Rigg

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  • Jo Koy

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  • Hari Kondabolu

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  • Steve Byrne

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  • Ken Jeong

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  • Bobby Lee

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During a recent trip to VH1, Kal Penn — perhaps best known as Kumar Patel from the wildly popular Harold & Kumar franchise — told us how excited he is about the new wave of Asian-American comedians taking Hollywood by storm. And he’s totally right.

From Mindy Kaling to Aziz Ansari, Asian-American funny people are blowing up the game. Check out our gallery of 10 comedians who are getting us particularly pumped.

Watch Penn discuss the role of Asian-Americans in the media, and how he brought the subject to his class at the University of Pennsylvania. Yes, in addition to working in the Obama administration, this Hollywood staple has been a guest instructor at an Ivy League school. What have you done with your life?

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