Lucia Aniello

Lucia Aniello is a comedian and director. She is half of comedy duo Paulilu Productions, and has directed and co-written digital shorts featuring Jessica Alba, Vanessa Williams, Kristin Chenoweth, Melissa McCarthy, Joel McHale, and, of course, her comedy partner Paul W. Downs. She co-wrote and directed The Paul Downs Syndrome, which was, “Best of NY Sketch” in the 2010 New York Comedy Festival, a TONY’s “Critic’s Pick”, and excepts of which were featured in the 2011 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

Guest Appearances

Coma Pants

Comedy Bang Bang #490June 5, 2017

Dads and grads season is here! Writers/directors Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs (Broad City) join Scott this week to talk about their new film Rough Night starring Scarlett Johansson, meeting each other in a UCB 101 class, and what’s next in…


Chop-Suey Font

Andrew Ti & guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello get into a deep discussion on the possible racism resulting from a high school rivalry that is using “chop-suey” font on signs that read “Fry Rice.” As always, leave us a message…


St. Patrick's Day

Andrew Ti & this week’s guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello discuss the age old question on whether St. Patrick’s Day is racist or not. Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.


The Racist Label

Andrew Ti & guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello get into whether the Boston bombers are considered to be white and if they agree with the label of racist & white supremacist to be the same. Stop all that racist shit…


Huckleberry Finn

Yo, Is This Racist? #140April 30, 2013

Paul W. Downs & Lucia Aniello of Paulilu stop by to talk to Andrew about it being mildly problematic to teach kids Huckleberry Finn, references from literature in the past that might be considered racist today, and whether they had the college…


I Hate Everyone

Yo, Is This Racist? #139April 29, 2013

Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello of the writing/directing team Paulilu join Andrew Ti to discuss people who use the excuse of hating everyone to cover up their racism. Call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything is racist.

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