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Thursday, July 9, 2020: Ramy Youssef, Theresa Ruth Howard and more

Today on q: actor and comedian Ramy Youssef, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, former ballet dancer Theresa Ruth Howard.
Actor and comedian Ramy Youssef, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, former ballet dancer Theresa Ruth Howard. (Mind Tucker, Getty Images, Lara Solanki/Netflix, Submitted by the artist)

Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Golden Globe-winning comedian Ramy Youssef talks about his eponymous series Ramy, how he finds humour in religion, and the role of comedy in 2020.

  • Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman discusses his debut novel Antkind, a surreal and satirical story about a film critic who's trying to rescue a classic movie from obscurity.

  • Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, the 18-year-old Canadian star of Mindy Kaling's new Netflix show, Never Have I Ever, talks about beating out more than 15,000 others for the part of Devi.

  • Former ballet dancer Theresa Ruth Howard discusses the history of Black people in ballet, why ballet institutions need to start diversifying, and what they can do now to make meaningful, genuine change.

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