James Acaster made his American TV debut on Conan

James Acaster has put on one of the top shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival each of the past five years, according to the folks who hand out those awards each August. But the Brit had never performed stand-up proper on American TV until Tuesday night’s Conan, where he shared with audiences that he knows much more about apricots than he does about Dr. Pepper. And he’s white.

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