For the first live taping of Stay Tuned on December 11, Preet Bharara will sit down with comedian and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj. The event is sold out, but stay tuned for further announcements on ways to participate.
In the meantime, catch up on the latest episodes of Stay Tuned here.
Stay Tuned with Preet is presented by CAFE and WNYC Studios. It is produced by Pineapple Street Media.
About Hasan Minhaj
Hasan Minhaj is a comedian, actor, and writer based in New York City. He is a Senior Correspondent on the Emmy and Peabody award-winning program “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”. A 2014 Just For Laughs ‘New Face’, he was selected by the Sundance Institute to develop Homecoming King and feature film at the prestigious New Frontier Storytelling Lab. Following a sold out run Off-Broadway at The Cherry Lane Theatre and a national tour, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King premiered on Netflix in May. He recently wrapped production on Lionsgate’s comedy feature “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” alongside Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis. The film is slated to be released next summer.
About Preet Bharara
Preet Bharara is an American lawyer who served for seven and a half years as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017. As U.S. Attorney, Bharara oversaw the investigation and litigation of all criminal and civil cases brought on behalf of the United States in the Southern District of New York. He supervised an office of more than 200 Assistant U.S. Attorneys, who handled a high volume of cases involving terrorism, narcotics and arms trafficking, financial and healthcare fraud, cybercrime, public corruption, gang violence, organized crime, and civil rights violations.
In 2012, Bharara was featured on the cover of TIME magazine and its list, “100 Most Influential People in the World.” From 2012 to 2016, Bharara was also included in Vanity Fair’s “New Establishment lists,” Worth magazine’s “The Power 100: The 100 Most Powerful People in Finance,” included in Bloomberg Markets “50 Most Influential” list in 2014. The New York Times dubbed Bharara as one of “the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors. Bharara has used his voice to advocate for justice, against corruption and in support of public service. He has penned opinion pieces for the New York Times and Washington Post and is a sought-after speaker on a range of issues.
On April 1, 2017, Bharara joined the NYU School of Law faculty as a Distinguished Scholar in Residence. He is also the Executive Vice President of Some Spider Studios, for whom he hosts CAFE’s Stay Tuned, a podcast focused on issues of justice and fairness.