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Negin Farsad is a social justice comedian who was selected to be a TEDFellow. She was named one of the 50 Funniest Women by The Huffington Post, and one of 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper Magazine. She has written for and appeared on various shows on Comedy Central, MTV, PBS, IFC and BBC among others. She is also director/producer of feature film release Nerdcore Rising (SXSW premiere, New Video Distribution) and The Muslims Are Coming! (Netflix) featuring Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Rachel Maddow, and David Cross. She wrote, directed and is starring in the upcoming film 3rd Street Blackout with Ed Weeks, Janeane Garofalo, and John Hodgman. Her book How to Make White People Laugh was released in 2016 (through Grand Central a division of Hachette).