Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla is a joke entrepreneur who pedals in both writing and performance. Her artistic journey took off in Washington D.C. (it’s all about the Washingtons), but she now makes her way in Los Angeles, city of dream journals. Her credits include NBC Stand Up for Diversity Finalist and College Tour, Last Comic Standing, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, the Bentzen Ball, the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, the Great American Comedy Festival, NPR, Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post Magazine, XM Radio, Slate V, and the WTF Podcast with Marc Maron.

Guest Appearances

The Reason U Must Pray

Fake The Nation #12September 20, 2016

Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show, No Land's Man) and Aparna Nancherla (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Comedy Central) join Fake the Nation for their first ever LIVE SHOW from WNYC's The Greene Space! On tap: the thing giving Americans widespread panic; Putin…


Government Pizza

Comedy Bang Bang #433July 11, 2016

Comedian extraordinaire Aparna Nancherla joins Scott on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! to talk about the last letter she wrote, how would she revise the government if she could change any law, and  some of the topics she covers on her new…



Who Charted? #289June 15, 2016

Comedian Aparna Nancherla (Late Night with Seth Myers) is back to chart it up with Howard and Kulap! Hamilton, pre-fame Michael Shannon, and Aparna's new stand-up album "Just Putting It Out There" is discussed as they count down Stereogum's 5 Best Songs…


Blue Woman Group - Ep2: Crying in the Office

Earwolf Presents #37February 29, 2016

As a depressive on the go, you probably need a little help balancing work, family and that 800 pound knitted mass of negative-thought-loops that's slowly crushing your will to live. If so, talk to your doctor about Blue Woman Group. In this…


Jaws is better

Who Charted? #169February 26, 2014

Secrets are told, and sides are taken as Aparna "Parana" Nancherla sits down for this week's Who Charted with Howard and Kulap! Howard and Aparna learn absolutely everything about each other, and the geography of East Asia, before getting down n' dirty into…


Urban Outfitters

Yo, Is This Racist? #63January 11, 2013

Andrew Ti and this week’s guest Aparna Nancherla are here to tell fashion people to grow up. They talk about clothing stores capitalizing on somebody’s culture just to make cute clothes, how working on “Totally Biased” has made it easier for Aparna…


White People Dancing

Yo, Is This Racist? #62January 10, 2013

Step your kindness game up! Andrew Ti and Aparna Nancherla explore the stereotype that white people dance badly, compare the diversity of Los Angeles & New York, and Aparna shares a story about a racially charged altercation in a New York subway…


Retweeting The N Word

Yo, Is This Racist? #61January 9, 2013

Andrew Ti and guest Aparna Nancherla get into a deep Twitter discussion about the possible reasons to retweet the n word, having an egg as your profile picture, and when Andrew’s mom would check his Twitter. Leave us a question about racism…


Black vs. White Zombies

Yo, Is This Racist? #60January 8, 2013

Andrew Ti and Aparna Nancherla talk about why you should be scared of all zombies, the history of zombies, and how there are no black zombies on The Walking Dead. Chill out with the zombies and leave us a message about racism…


Interracial Couple Bingo

Yo, Is This Racist? #59January 7, 2013

Andrew Ti welcomes special guest Aparna Nancherla to discuss the game of Interracial Couple Bingo and shares the No Pointing clause. Stop racism in 2013 and call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask us if anything is racist.

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