Fans of Kumail Nanjiani have no shortage of places to find him. He's appeared in every season of IFC's Portlandia, and is a regular on TNT's legal dramedy Franklin & Bash. He also hosts the video game podcast The Indoor Kids alongside his wife Emily V. Gordon, co-hosts the weekly standup show The Meltdown in Los Angeles with Nerdist’s Jonah Ray, and just recorded his first special and CD for Comedy Central.
I recently got the chance to chat with him about acting, touring, and auditioning for SNL.
You recently recorded your first hour special in Austin. Does it have a name yet?
There's a couple names we're kicking [...]