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  1. 1. Top 5 Asian American Comedians That Uses Stereotypes in Their Jokes<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Asian American stereotypes have been exposed by both Asian and non-Asian in the public, but we can see that a lot of Asian American has using the stereotypes to make the comedy much more interesting. I choose the topic because comedy become one of the way of Asian American to shows the society the misconception and degrading of stereotypes.<br />
  3. 3. Criteria<br />My criteria for the comedian are that they are Asian American and they should use a fair amount of Asian habit, language and stereotypes to enhance their comedy. Many of the comedians are very famous, but some of the comedian has very specific audience. The tool that I use to find the list of comedian includes Google and browsing through some of the comedian’s website. After compiling the list, I tried to go to official and unofficial review of the comedian to see what other people thought of the comedian.<br />
  4. 4. Selection Process<br />To determine the best comedian, it is very hard to do it because something that is funny to one people is not always funny for other people. By using stereotypes, we are also going to hit some part that deals with the concept of standpoint epistemology, where some people with certain experience going to find the joke very assuming and real. I narrow down the list by looking at: The awards that the comedian gets, the scope of their performance (whether they have their own show, etc), and my own personal opinion.<br />
  5. 5. 5. Bobby Lee<br />Bobby Lee is a Asian American comedian and he appears a lot of shows and he also appears in some movies, including Harold and Kumar go to white castle. <br />Shows:<br />Mad TV 7 seasons<br />Curb your enthusiasm<br />Mind of Mencia<br />The tonight show<br />Link to his one of his performance:<br />http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=32470986<br />Information from: http://www.myspace.com/iambobbylee<br />
  6. 6. 3. DatPhan<br />DatPhan is a Vietnamese American comedian and is the winner of the show, Last Comic Standing. He is touring across US and he is currently making movie called “Yellow Fever”. One of his very popular comedy is the  &quot;Bringing Home the White Girl”.<br />His awards includes:<br />Original Winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing<br />Shows:<br />The Tonight Show with Jay Leno<br />The Family Guy (voiceover)<br />Cellular<br />Link to his one of his performance:<br />http://www.datphan.com/media.php<br />Information from: http://www.datphan.com/biopress.php<br />
  7. 7. 4. Russell Peter<br />Russell Peter is a Indian Canadian comedian (I included him in the category because he performs a lot of shows in the United States). He is touring across the world including United States. He has a lot of DVD from his tour including Russell Peters: Red, White, and Brown.<br />His awards includes:<br />Nominated for four Gemini awards<br />Gemini Award for &quot;Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series&quot; for hosting the Junos III<br />Shows:<br />Russell Peters: Red, White, and Brown<br />Live in New York (Bootleg)<br />Link to his one of his performance:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pttuWR9aS20<br />Information from: http://www.russellpeters.com/<br />
  8. 8. 2. Jo Koy<br />Jo Koy is a Filipino American stand-up comedian and he appears a lot in the TVs and currently he is working on his own TV show with Comedy Central. One of his stereotype comedy is the orange chicken joke.<br />His awards includes:<br />“10 comics to watch” of 2007 by Daily Variety<br />Shows:<br />Part of Carlos Mencia’s “Punisher Tour”<br />Jimmy Kimmel Live show<br />Chelsea Lately <br />Last Call with Carson Daly <br />Comedy Central Presents <br />Link to his one of his performance:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw_3O4f5smo&feature=fvw<br />Information from: http://jokoy.com/blog/?page_id=309<br />
  9. 9. 1. Joe Wong<br />Joe Wong is a Chinese American comedian and he performs for a lot of events and currently he is performing in various comedy clubs and colleges. One of his very popular comedy is the  &quot;Joe Huang For President&quot; (Best Short Film at the 2003 Cambridge Fringe ).<br />His awards includes:<br />Finalist at the Boston International Comedy and Film Festival<br />Best Short Film award at the Cambridge Fringe Fest  <br />Six-time winner of Standup Comedy Contest at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA<br />Shows:<br />Face Dance (speaking role)<br />Joe Huang for President<br />The Chowdah show (AT&T now Comcast)<br />Link to his one of his performance:<br />http://www.joewongcomedy.com/movies.htm<br />Information from: http://www.joewongcomedy.com/biography.htm<br />

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