The Desi Comedy Festival is the only South Asian comedy festival in the country.
It's based in the Bay Area and features shows in San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Berkeley and Fremont from August 10th to the 20th. Co-creators and comedians Samson Koletkar and Abhay Nadkarni spoke with KALW’s Hana Baba about what the word "Desi" means, the rise of South Asian comedy, and what festival-goers can expect.
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This interview originally aired in August of 2015.