Mpho Popps - Rollerblades


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Imagine this: you're a kid growing up in South Africa and every time your grandma gives you a present, half of your neighbors show up at your front door. In this clip, South African comedian Mpho Popps describes how difficult it was not to share his belongings while growing up in Soweto. Especially his first pair of rollerblades. Stand Up Planet showcases an uprising of fresh and fearless comics around globe, changing the world one joke at a time. Equal parts reality TV, documentary journey and travelogue, Stand Up Planet brings viewers on a quest to find the best humor coming from far corners of the developing world. Hosted by L.A.-based comic, Hasan Minhaj (Arrested Development, MTV's Failosophy) and featuring stand up comics Nate Bargatze, James Adomian and Michelle Buteau, Minhaj invites two comics from India and South Africa to perform in Hollywood for a television special. Along the way they meet comedy legends: Bill Cosby, Carl Reiner and producer, Norman Lear. Premieres May 14th on LinkTV, KCET and PIVOT. Watch webisodes: Watch the series, jokes and go behind the scenes at Find us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: @standupplanettv Join the conversation: #StandUpPlanet

Published 6 years ago

Category Video  /  Stand Up Comedians

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