IAP 238: Joe Avati On Why Laughter Is the Best Medicine... Unless You've Got the Malocchio (part 2)

Jun 30, 2022 183

BY: Stephanie Longo

When we scored an interview with famed Italo-Australian comedian Joe Avati, we figured we would be lucky to get 45 minutes with the man many credit with creating a worldwide Italian comedy revolution. In fact, we ended up spending two hours in deep discussion with the man known around the world as the “Italian Seinfeld!”

On this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, we’re bringing you Part 2 of this fascinating discussion, commercial-free, and picking up right where last week’s episode left off with an exploration of “Cancel Culture” in the comedy world, and why Italian stereotyping might be one of the last acceptable subjects of ethnic humor.

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SOURCE: https://italianamericanpodcast.com

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