Baratunde Thurston previews his one-hour comedy show in which he tells the intertwined stories of himself, the internet, and America.
His mother was an activist, lover of organic foods, and computer programmer. He was raised in Washington D.C. before rich white people returned to re-claim the land. He's been online since 1993, and now, at 40 years old, hes reading to explain how it's all connected. Join Baratunde Thurston, former executive from The Daily Show and The Onion, as he takes you on a journey into a techno-fabulous future informed by our sometimes-terrible past.
Written by Baratunde Thurston
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Baratunde Thurston is an Emmy-nominated television host who has worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and cleaned bathrooms to pay for his Harvard education. He co-founded Cultivated Wit and the About Race podcast and wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black. He lives in Crown Heights, serves on the board of the Brooklyn Public Library, and tried to warn yall about Donald Trump. He likes lists.