[Contains explicit content] Moving from Pakistan to America meant bridging two very different cultures. Those differences were brought into stark contrast for comedian Kumail Nanjiani on the day he married his American wife in a Muslim ceremony for his Pakistani family. Kumail's wedding was notable for a number of reasons and on this episode of Hold On, Eugene Mirman digs into the backstory to uncover more about Pakistan, a difficult Muslim priest, and a major event that wasn't mentioned in the original story!
[Contains explicit content] In this excerpt of Hold On, a show where host Eugene Mirman pauses the stories of comedians and performers to get the skinny behind the story, Eugene talks to Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) about the culture clashes he experienced leaving Pakistan as a teenager. To hear the full episode, check out the Hold On with Eugene Mirman series channel.
With the help of his friend Pete Holmes, comedian Kumail Nanjinai tells a hilarious story in this RISK! live story in New York, September 2012.
What happens when a house of Beta males suddenly start to hear supernatural footsteps coming from the attic? Hilarity, of course. Kumail Nanjiani and Pete Holmes share Kumail’s terrifying, ghostly experience before a live audience at the NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles, CA.
Kumail Nanjiani feels enlightened. He's just had his first, life-changing experience with a bidet while on vacation. That got him reminiscing about some other monumental firsts in his life, like the first time that he masturbated. Young Kumail then became obsessed with masturbation. Unfortunately, his constant masturbating led him to another more painful first that he shares for RISK! live in LA.