We Got This Covered
It’s been said that you can’t get famous at standup comedy by being a standup comic. For many now-household names coming up during the ‘80s stage comedy boom, getting your own network television show was the golden ticket. How times have changed. Like many comics of the digital generation, 32-year-old Aziz Ansari rocketed to success through supporting film and TV roles, dogged touring, a strong social media presence –just about every avenue but his own TV show. In 2015, few comedians needed this rusty brass ring less than Ansari, but Master of None, his Netflix series debuting next Friday, could well be the crown jewel of an already sterling career.