Oreos, Thin Mints, Pringles, birthday cake…this bunch of jokes will have you salivating in your seat. But our comics aren’t just chatting about chips and cookies – each joke takes a closer look at the underlying issues of nutrition, child survival, and how something as elementary as food can make a world of difference, especially for the young children that SUP host, Hasan Minhaj, visits in the Shivaji Nagar slum of Mumbai, India.
Hasan Minhaj - Death By Pringles
What’s the most ridiculous cause of death you’ve ever heard of? In a rich nation, life-claiming accidents are rocketing to an all-time level of bizarre. Stand Up Planet host, Hasan Minhaj, points out the crazy, putting a most unexpected culprit on trial.
John Vlismas - Soap Sandwich
How do you like your food? Baked? Fried? Served up…in a bar of soap? In the latest round of blurring boundaries between food and art, a new concoction has hit the shelves of stores around the world—and South African comic, John Vlismas, has some serious doubts.
Hasan Minhaj - Oreos and Thin Mints
How does a box of chocolate cookies equate to international camaraderie? SUP host, Hasan Minhaj, was in a for huge surprise during his visit to his kid cousins in India, never suspecting that his gifts of Gushers and Thin Mints could catapult him from plain ‘ole stand-up comic to “King Hasan” in a day.
Hasan’s Best B-day Party
A gaggle of 5 year olds, a joint birthday party, and a huge chocolate cake—sound like a recipe for disaster? In fact, the festivities that SUP host, Hasan Minhaj, joins in on are just the opposite—a milestone celebration of survival for the vulnerable children living in Mumbai’s Shivaji Nagar slum.
Outtake: Tastes Like Peanut Butter
Ooey, gooey, peanut butter-y. Sound like a kid’s cereal commercial? Even better, it’s part of medical nutrition therapy—a type of food designed especially for young children who need to regain weight quickly due to undernourishment. Check out this behind-the-scenes clip as SUP host, Hasan Minhaj, tries his hand, or rather, aims his spoon at the life-saving food supplement that’s helping kids in India bounce back to health.