At the end of this season, Aliya will do a live comedy set onstage at Second City.
But first—she needs to learn how to tell a joke.
On the first episode of this harrowing journey, Aliya recalls the 1968 comedy that ruined laughter for her, phones her dad up to talk about brownface, and goes to standup school.
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