publication date: Thursday, May 2, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)

category: Comedy

clue: This stand-up comic and podcaster of Indian descent is so passionate about how race is portrayed in mainstream American media that he has forced a reckoning over a popular Simpsons character.

explanation: Kondabolu's work includes the album Mainstream American Comic and the film The Problem with Apu. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


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