Sunday, June 18, 2017

T.J. Miller: Role of Comedy Changed with ‘This Motherf***er in the White House’

Actor and stand-up comedian T.J. Miller believes that the roles of entertainers have changed drastically with the election of President Donald Trump. 

In an interview with the Wrap this week, the Silicon Valley star — whose first HBO stand-up special, Meticulously Ridiculous, premiered Saturday — said his whole approach to his craft has changed now that Trump, whom he called “this mother***er in the White House,” was elected in November. 

“It used to be different — before it was, ‘What is absurdist?’ Then this mother***er in the White House totally changed everything for everyone,” the 36-year-old actor told the outlet. 

“Immediately after the election, Kumail Nanjiani was walking around the set of Silicon Valley saying, ‘Everything’s changed now — standup, everything.’ Now, I have a political obstacle to a social mission, and the f*ckery that must be dealt with,” he added.   Read more.....

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