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Friday, June 7, 2019: Randall Park, Eve Joseph and more

Today on q: q This with Lisa Christiansen and Tabassum Siddiqui, Griffin Poetry Prize winner Eve Joseph, Kliph Nesteroff on the origin of the phrase "stand-up comedian," actor Randall Park.
Griffin Poetry Prize winner Eve Joseph, q This with Lisa Christiansen and Tabassum Siddiqui, Kliph Nesteroff on the origin of the phrase "stand-up comedian," actor Randall Park. (evejoseph.wordpress.com, Getty Images, Getty Images, Ed Araquel/Netflix)
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Today on q, with guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe:

  • The q This music panel's Lisa Christiansen and Tabassum Siddiqui share their predictions for 2019's song of the summer.
  • Griffin Poetry Prize winner Eve Joseph talks about her big win and reads from her poetry collection, Quarrels.
  • Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff gives us the origin story of the phrase "stand-up comedian" and history's first stand-up comics.
  • Actor Randall Park talks about the pressure to represent Asian-Americans and playing the romantic lead in Netflix's Always Be My Maybe.

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