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Zhubin Parang

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Episode 85: Zhubin Parang and the Regret of Meritocracy

Broccoli and Ice Cream

Zhubin Parang is a delightful human, comedian, improviser, writer, and producer at the Daily Show. Listen to him on THIS show daily! Or at least once. This is the episode he's on. But you can definitely listen every day if you want to. Enjoy! Whee!


6 Aug 2019

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Episode 30 - Zhubin Parang

Who You Were

Comedian and Daily Show producer Zhubin Parang talks about going to law school and his time as a lawyer.

1hr 18mins

4 Mar 2019

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#81 - Zhubin Parang

On Comedy Writing

Zhubin Parang (The Daily Show) joins Alan to talk about why he likes South Park, being a lawyer and doing comedy at night, and the difference in writing for Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 11mins

31 Oct 2018

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Episode 30: Zhubin Parang

The Need to Fail with Don Fanelli

Zhubin Parang (Head Writer of The Daily Show) joins the podcast to talk about the hallmarks of a failure spiral. We also chat about balancing law and comedy, the failure culture in a writers room, tips on submitting a packet, and how Zhubin thought he was going to get fired on his first day at The Daily Show.CONNECT W/ THE NEED TO FAIL & DON FANELLI ON TWITTER:https://twitter.com/theneedtofailhttps://twitter.com/donfanelliAND PLEASE SUPPORT TN2F ON PATREON FOR BONUS EPS & MORE:https://www.patreon.com/theneedtofailSUBSCRIBE/RATE/REVIEW TN2F on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.THE NEED TO FAIL IS A FOREVER DOG PODCASThttps://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/the-need-to-fail

1hr 3mins

20 Feb 2018

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Post Election with Zhubin Parang of The Daily Show

Two Beers In: A Tipsy Political Round Table

We grieve and cope and reflect with The Daily Show's head writer, Zhubin Parang.

1hr 3mins

11 Nov 2016

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Two Beers In: A Tipsy Political Round Table

Head writer of the Daily Show Zhubin Parang joins us for some beers moments after Ted Cruz drops out of the race. Recorded in our Hell's Kitchen apartment on May 4, 2016.

1hr 1min

3 May 2016

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#34 - 10 Yard Fight w/ Zhubin Parang

We Got This with Mark and Hal

Mark and Hal sit down with Zhubin Parang, head writer of The Daily Show, to talk pigskin. Is Pro Football best, or does College rule? Put on your pads, strap on your helmet and get ready to fight! Topics include: - Snobs - Chants - Horn sections - Merrill Reese 


21 Oct 2015

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EPISODE 30 - Zhubin Parang (Head Writer, "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah")


Back in 2013, Mark and Iliana Inocencio (then co-host of The PITcast) sat down with Daily Show writer Zhubin Parang to hear about what it takes to be a Daily Show writer and a successful comedian in NYC. Since then, Zhubin has become the Head Writer for The Daily Show! Theme Song: "Breakdown" by Homesick Sun

1hr 4mins

25 Sep 2015

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Episode 02: Jason Jones & Zhubin Parang

The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart

Correspondent Jason Jones and writer Zhubin Parang welcome field producer Brennan Shroff for a look back at Jason's recent reporting from Russia and India, including the time Jones found himself stuck on top of an elephant. The Daily Show's senior researcher Adam Chodikoff explains how he remembers decades-old Senate speeches and helps Jon and the writers stay on a factually sound footing. Chodikoff is put to the test in the new game "Stump The Chods" and the first winner of #MyDailyShowTheme is revealed. Submit yours!


2 Sep 2014

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Zhubin Parang - (The Daily Show, The Scene)


Zhubin Parang talks about the ever-changing New York Improv Scene, working with Jon Stewart, and doing exactly what he wants to be doing.

1hr 4mins

27 Sep 2013