Episode #267: Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle

Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle met in college and became fast friends and comedy partners. But they did not take the typical path from Harvard to Hollywood. Their scenic route through show business included making their own videos before YouTube, to web series for a shuttered HBO website, to writing for Comedy Central’s Chocolate News, and eventually to joining the original Late Night writing staff for Jimmy Fallon — where they birthed successful bits such as “Slow Jam The News.” When they left Fallon, they found individual success — Bashir in GLOW and the upcoming Top Gun sequel, Diallo...

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