Going Forth Episode 33: From Bob’s To The Big Screen: Just Listen To Yourself

We are thrilled to welcome Oscar-nominated comedian, writer, and actor Kumail Nanjiani ’01 to Going Forth. In this episode, we chart his course rising through the ranks of stand-up comedy, landing his first writing gig, and making it onto the big screen. Whether you know Kumail’s work from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Welcome to Chippendales, Silicon Valley, The Big Sick, or his myriad other projects, we’re excited to share this conversation about the power of storytelling, connection, and creativity.

In his words, “All you can do is make something really meaningful to you and trust, because of shared human experience, it will be meaningful to other people.”

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This episode features music by Podington Bear (entitled “Good Times) available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported license and Herr Doktor (entitled “Intro”) available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 license.