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Examiner
3rd i’s 12th San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival
October 27, 2014

India West
India, Pakistan Oscar Choices Coming to 3rd i Film Festival
October 16, 2014

Brown Alumni Magazine
S’mores Instead of Malaria
September/October 2014 issue

Collegiate Times
Tech Alum presents documentary “Stand Up Planet”
September 11, 2014

ONE Campus
Poverty is no laughing matter. So why are these guys so damn funny?
September 9, 2014

Virginia Tech
‘Stand Up Planet’ pairs comedy with social change
September 2, 2014

OZY
India’s Sassiest Comedian: Aditi Mittal
August 19, 2014

Next City
The Funniest Jokes About Racism, Poverty and HIV
June 25, 2014

Jordan, Jesse, Go!
Podcast Interview
June 16, 2014

KTALK 630
Radio Interview
June 9, 2014

Upworthy
Talking to Your Kids About Safe Sex? Just Shut Up and Bust A Rhyme
May 30, 2014

TVGrapevine
Stand Up Planet: Talking to David Munro
May 26, 2014

Business Standard
Stand-up comedians can truly speak their mind: Hasan Minhaj
May 24, 2014

TwoCircles
Stand-up comedians can truly speak their mind: Hasan Minhaj
May 24, 2014

Yahoo! News
Stand-up comedians can truly speak their mind: Hasan Minhaj
May 24, 2014

The Hindu
Plucking comedy out of reality
May 23, 2014

Devex
Aditi Mittal: Where comedy meets development
May 22, 2014

Occuworld
KCETLink & Pivot Announced the Premiere of the Original Comedy Documentary Special Stand Up Planet
May 20, 2014

Bonfire Impact
Global Poverty: The Joke’s on All of Us
May 19, 2014

How Matters
How many aid workers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
May 18, 2014

Good.is
Watch “Stand Up Planet”
May 16, 2014

The Hindu
Get up, stand up
May 16, 2014

KWMR-FM
Radio Interview
May 15, 2015

Dailymotion
KCETlink & Pivot Announced the Premiere of the Original Comedy Documentary Special Stand Up Planet
May 15, 2014

Peace and Collaborative Development Network
Great Video, Stand Up Planet, The Comedy Showcase
May 15, 2014

Fox News
New special ‘Stand Up Planet’ turns AIDS, poverty and corruption into laughing matters
May 14, 2014

AllAfrica
South Africa: Stand Up Planet’ Follows Jokes To Serious Global Issues
May 14, 2014

AllAfrica
Using Comedy For Development in South Africa, May 2014 (Photo Essay)
May 14, 2014

AllAfrica
South Africa: Stand Up Planet Wants to Change the World — One Joke at a Time
May 14, 2014

AllAfrica
South Africa: How Jokes About You-Know-What Can Undo South Africa’s HIV/AIDS Stigma
May 14, 2014

TVFirstLook
Preview: Stand Up Planet
May 14, 2014

The Comic’s Comic
Hasan Minhaj circles the Stand Up Planet and back in TV documentary
May 14, 2014

TakePart
‘Stand Up Planet’s’ Hasan Minhaj Says Laughter Beats Poverty Porn
May 14, 2014

Media Infoline
Ready For Weekly Laugh Riots
May 14, 2014

Sklarbro County
Podcast Interview
May 13, 2014

Splitsider
Join Comedian Hasan Minhaj at 3:30 EST/12:30 PST for a Live Twitter Q&A #chatSUP
May 13, 2014

Oxfam America
Global poverty and foreign aid: A laughing matter?
May 13, 2014

The Communication Initiative Network
Stand Up Planet
May 13, 2014

Truthdig
‘Stand Up Planet’: Hasan Minhaj Follows the Funny Around the Globe
May 13, 2014

NDTV
Stand Up Planet: A special series on the seriousness of comedy
May 13, 2014

Before It’s News
‘Stand Up Planet’: Hasan Minhaj Follows the Funny Around the Globe
May 13, 2014

Oxfam America
What’s so funny about poverty and inequality?
May 12, 2014

World Balloon
Podcast Interview
May 12, 2014

It’s A Man’s World
Podcast Interview
May 12, 2014

KQED Arts
Finding the Funniest People in Some of the Saddest Places
May 12, 2014

Funny or Die
Stand Up Planet Trailer
May 12, 2014

Center for Media & Social Impact
“Stand Up Planet” Premiering Wednesday
May 12, 2014

NPR All Things Considered
‘Stand Up Planet’ Follows Jokes To Serious Global Issues
May 11, 2014

The Times of India
Comedians of Mumbai crack serious jokes, find place in a US documentary
May 11, 2014

Yahoo! News
Op-Ed: The Joke’s on All of Us – Comics Take on Global Poverty
May 9, 2014

The Futon Critic
Pivot’s “TakePart Live” Shakes Up Nightly News Programming with an Unfiltered Approach from Gen Y and for Gen Y Starting May 12th
May 9, 2014

Splitsider
Watch This Awesome Trailer for ‘Stand Up Planet’
May 8, 2014

The San Francisco Egoist
SF’s Kontent Films creates Stand Up Planet
May 8, 2014

afaqs!
NDTV Prime presents STAND UP PLANET a two part documentary in partnership with KCETLINK
May 8, 2014

Rediff
NDTV Prime presents STAND UP PLANET a two part documentary in partnership with KCETLINK
May 8, 2014

TakePart
How Jokes About You-Know-What Can Undo South Africa’s HIV/AIDS Stigma
May 7, 2014

India Infoline
NDTV Prime presents stand up planet in partnership with KCETLINK
May 6, 2014

Indianmediabook
NDTV Prime presents Stand Up Planet, a documentary in partnership with KCETLINK
May 6, 2014

IndianTelevision
NDTV Prime presents Stand Up Planet
May 5, 2014

TelevisionPost 
NDTV Prime launches docu series ‘Stand Up Planet’
May 5, 2014

TakePart 
Why Potty Humor is Funnier in India
April 30, 2014

Comedy Cake
Quick Dish: The LA Premiere of ‘Stand Up Planet’ Happens TOMORROW at Downtown Indie
April 29, 2014

SF Weekly
Stand Up Planet Wants to Change the World — One Joke at a Time
April 28, 2014

OZY
‘Stand Up Planet,’ Dammit!
April 26, 2014

New Haven Register
JOE AMARANTE: Laughter applied to the world’s problems? Sure
April 26, 2014

Thrival Room
Hasan Minhaj and Bill Cosby Explain What It Really Means To Be Funny
April 25, 2014

USA TODAY
Exclusive video: Bill Cosby shares some bad advice
April 24, 2014

Red Carpet Crash
Watch Trailer for ‘Stand Up Planet’ May 14 on Pivot and Link TV
April 24, 2014

SF Weekly
No No Is a Good Thing: Your Guide to Navigating This Year’s San Francisco International Film Festival
April 23, 2014

SF Station
Rachel Rosen Gives a Behind the Scenes Look at San Francisco Film Festival
April 23, 2014

TakePart
Yes, It’s OK to Laugh at Developing World Problems
April 23, 2014

The Comedy Bureau
Here’s a Trailer for Stand Up Planet That Explores Comedy In Some of the Most Unlikely Places
April 22, 2014

American University
‘Stand Up Planet’ Leverages Laughs for Change
April 22, 2014

IndiaWest
Standup Comic Hasan Minhaj at S.F. Int’l Film Festival
April 17, 2014

Current
Friday roundup
April 11, 2014

TV by the Numbers
Comedy Goes Global on May 14 With the World Premiere of ‘Stand Up Planet’
April 9, 2014

Broadway World
Bill Cosby & More Set for Pivot’s STAND UP PLANET Documentary, 5/14
April 9, 2014

The Guardian
Joke’s on us: why comedy has a place in global development
October 30, 2013

Audrey Magazine
Comedian Hasan Minhaj Talks “The Truth” and “Failosophy” (and Is Definitely Not Related to Nicki Minaj)
September 9, 2013

co.Exist
Developing World Comedians Turn Poverty Into A Joke
April 26, 2013

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