Ep. 209: This week on the Multiracial Family Man Podcast, speaking about the Haitian immigrant experience and representing that onstage, in essays, and on film with Haitian comedian, writer and filmmaker, Tanael Joachim.
Tanael Joachim is a standup comedian who has made appearances on Gotham Comedy Live on AXS TV and on Good Day New York on FOX. He is based in New York City but was born and raised in Haiti. Tanael has a very laid back, smooth, and conversational style and he jokes about race, society’s idiosyncrasies, and the inherent contrast between life in Haiti and America. Some people say his humor is smart and eye-opening; he would probably agree with these people.
Tanael performs regularly at some of the best clubs in New York, including Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Eastville Comedy Club, to name a few and the best alternative shows, such as Comedy at The Knitting Factory and Night Train at Littlefield. He’s been a featured performer at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. He’s also performed at the Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta, the Underground Festival in Washington D.C and was one of the 8 finalists in the Boston Comedy Festival in 2016. He’s also an Op-Ed contributor for The New York Times
Tanael wants to tell jokes for a long time and be great at it. Because he really cares about that. And, he wants you to come along for the journey.
For more about TJ, please see his website: https://www.tanaeljoachim.com/
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Intro and Outro Music is Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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