The Problem with Apu 2017

The Problem With Apu

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Comic Hari Kondabolu examines the East Indian cartoon character Apu on the long-running TV series "The Simpsons."

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Michael Melamedoff
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Michael J. Cargill
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Michael Melamedoff
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Lara Aqel
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Miguel Drake-McLaughlin
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  • The Problem with Apu ... welcomes viewers into the conversation by gently weaving the narrative between Springfield and the real world.

    November 20, 2017 | Full Review…
  • The Problem With Apu, is drowned out by frustration that he can't land an interview with the character's voice actor, Hank Azaria.

    November 20, 2017 | Full Review…
  • A congenial and persuasive argument for why Apu must go.

    November 20, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Kondabolu and friends wonder what can be done about Apu now and there's nobody around to make it into a real conversation. Still, there's great virtue in getting that conversation started and, in under an hour, The Problem with Apu does that well.

    November 20, 2017 | Full Review…
  • The Problem with Apu often unfolds like a movie-length Daily Show segment -- and that's a compliment -- deftly outlining the stereotypes South Asian people still struggle with in media depictions.

    November 20, 2017 | Full Review…
  • Kondabolu argues that with so few media depictions of characters of Indian descent, just one can disproportionately shape how an entire culture is seen by American viewers.

    November 17, 2017 | Full Review…

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