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W. Kamau Bell

Laughter Against the Machine

W. Kamau Bell is a founding member of the group Laughter Against the Machine" and co-host of The Field Negro Guide to Arts & Culture podcast. Praised by Punchline Magazine as “one of our nation’s most adept racial commentators with a blistering wit,” Kamau has been voted SF’s best comedian by three different publications. His album, Face Full of Flour, was named one of the iTunes Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010. His solo show, The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour was a pick in The Guardian during the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Time Out NY gives him “FOUR STARS” and offers, “Bell finds comic gold…offering provocative insights into an ugly reality.” This summer, Kamau will star in “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” his own series on the FX Network, produced by Chris Rock. Kamau is a board member of the Applied Research Center.

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