Aziz Ansari: Right Now

Aziz Ansari: Right Now ★★★★½

One of the only times a comedy special has made me genuinely emotional. Aziz comes back swinging here; everything is tactfully (but casually) addressed with a sense of humility and mild cynicism without being mean-spirited. Despite the fact that the show is 90% going on about how bad the world is right now, it still somehow feels uplifting. Took me a while to settle into the way it was shot, but I think Jonze made the right move; the more intimate moments really hit harder when you're able to get so close. All in all, my favorite piece of wisdom from this is that in 50 years, we're all going to look back and think we were crappy people. And that's okay.

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