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Keeping It 'Halal in the Family' with Aasif Mandvi and Miles Kahn

Funny or Die premiered a brand new web series today called Halal in the Family, a retro sitcom parody co-created and written by Aasif Mandvi and Daily Show producer Miles Kahn that reimagines the typical multi-cam family show through the eyes of an all-American Muslim family and all the stereotypes, misinformation, and prejudice they face on a day-to-day basis. Mandvi also stars with House of Cards' Sakina Jeffrey playing his wife, and Jordan Klepper, Samantha Bee, and Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter from The Roots make special appearances throughout the four-episode series. Ahead of Halal in the Family's premiere, I spoke with Mandvi and Kahn about the series' origins, [...]

Follow Friday: @MilesKahn

A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your RTs and favs. Each Friday we feature one person whose consistent short-form online humor deserves your attention and to be on your Twitter feed.

This week we're highlighting the Twitter feed of Miles Kahn. Currently a producer at The Daily Show, Kahn is also a writer and a director. He's written for McSweeney's, produced D.L. Hughley's [...]

Talking with 'Daily Show' Producers Tim Greenberg, Miles Kahn, and Stu Miller About 'DL Hughley: The Endangered List'

Should the black man be on the endangered species list? Comedian and former CNN correspondent DL Hughley wanted to turn this question into an hour-long mockumentary special for the past eight years, but it wasn't until Comedy Central stepped in with seasoned Daily Show producers Tim Greenberg, Miles Kahn, and Stu Miller that Hughley finally got a chance to explore the ways the California Tiger Salamander gets more benefits and protection from the government than the black community. Last week, I got a chance to ask Greenberg, Kahn, and Miller how they got involved in making DL Hughley: The Endangered List, their thoughts on the claim that we live [...]