59 min

Bess Kalb Rough Draft with Reza Aslan

    • Society & Culture

Comedian, screenwriter, and all-around awesome person Bess Kalb joins Reza for a socially-distanced chat about her book Nobody Will Tell You This But Me. They talk about diversifying late-night comedy, the similarities between Jewish grandmothers and Persian mothers, and how writing in her grandmother’s voice gave Bess a new understanding of her mom and grandma.
 
Watch Rough Draft and other Topic shows on the Apple TV app. Go to apple.co/topic to get your free 7-day trial.
 
This talk was originally presented by the 92nd Street Y.
 
Follow Bess @bessbell
 
Rough Draft is a Topic Original Series.
 
Hosted by Reza Aslan
 
Executive Produced by Reza Aslan, David Andreone, Alfredo de Villa, and Safa Samieyazde’-Yazd. Executive Producers for Topic, Ryan Chanatry, Anna Holmes, and Gena Konstantinakos. Production aid from Russell Sperberg.
 
Music and Theme by Jacob Snider. Sound by Sean Oakley. Editing and mixing by Will Stanton, with additional editing by Blake V.
 
Twitter | @roughdraftreza
 
Facebook | Rough Draft with Reza Aslan
 
Follow Reza @rezaaslan
 
Email us at roughdraftpodcast@topic.com
 
For transcripts and full credits, head to https://www.topic.com/rough-draft-podcast
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Comedian, screenwriter, and all-around awesome person Bess Kalb joins Reza for a socially-distanced chat about her book Nobody Will Tell You This But Me. They talk about diversifying late-night comedy, the similarities between Jewish grandmothers and Persian mothers, and how writing in her grandmother’s voice gave Bess a new understanding of her mom and grandma.
 
Watch Rough Draft and other Topic shows on the Apple TV app. Go to apple.co/topic to get your free 7-day trial.
 
This talk was originally presented by the 92nd Street Y.
 
Follow Bess @bessbell
 
Rough Draft is a Topic Original Series.
 
Hosted by Reza Aslan
 
Executive Produced by Reza Aslan, David Andreone, Alfredo de Villa, and Safa Samieyazde’-Yazd. Executive Producers for Topic, Ryan Chanatry, Anna Holmes, and Gena Konstantinakos. Production aid from Russell Sperberg.
 
Music and Theme by Jacob Snider. Sound by Sean Oakley. Editing and mixing by Will Stanton, with additional editing by Blake V.
 
Twitter | @roughdraftreza
 
Facebook | Rough Draft with Reza Aslan
 
Follow Reza @rezaaslan
 
Email us at roughdraftpodcast@topic.com
 
For transcripts and full credits, head to https://www.topic.com/rough-draft-podcast
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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