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Tech-infused comedian, writer, cultural critic

Baratunde, In Brief.

Baratunde Thurston is a supervising producer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central, where he oversees digital expansion. He co-founded Cultivated Wit and the About Race podcast, and he wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black. Baratunde is a highly sought-after public speaker and thought leader who has been part of noteworthy institutions such as Fast Company, TED, the MIT Media LabThe Onion, and the gentrification of Brooklyn, New York.

Cultivated Wit

Creators of Comedy Hack Day, makers of smart, funny media objects. Baratunde = co-founder.


A podcast about race, co-hosted by Baratunde, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby. iTunes!

Fast Company

Where Baratunde wrote a monthly column for three years and once wrote the cover story.


Baratunde likes Instagram. You can see his pictures on Instagram, where people post pictures.