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Instead she embraced who I truly am – and helped me show that side to others. There was a woman I wanted to meet, who I thought was out of my reach i.e. Jasbina was able to locate her – arrange an introduction – and advise me on how to get to know her…the rest is history as they say!“I was on this ‘must face my fears’ kick, like a self-improvement phase of my life,” Wali says, “and so I literally Googled, ‘good places to try stand-up comedy in the Bay Area for the first time.’ The first thing that popped up was the Brain Wash Cafe.” She hit the laundromat/performing venue (armed with three minutes’ worth of “some jokes that weren’t funny”), where she met Oakland comedian Stroy Moyd.He invited Wali to perform at his upcoming comedy showcase. “And at the time, I didn’t even have 10 seconds’ worth of good material.” She hustled to as many open mics as she could in that month, making jokes and making contacts.The guys in San Francisco, not ALL of them, but a LOT of them, don’t open doors, walk on the proper side of the sidewalk, or stand up when the woman gets up from the table.But then again, why should they since the women in SF seemingly don’t care?Read More I met Jasbina for a personal consultation. Read More I was introduced to Jasbina through a mutual acquaintance soon after Jasbina started Intersections Matchmaking.
Honestly, I wasn’t convinced I would learn anything new; I mean I have lived through the experiences in my life – so how can anyone else give me more insight on my experiences. I am an Indian physician, in my early 60’s divorced from a marriage to a non-Indian after 25 years.
Now, she hosts her own monthly comedy showcase at Blondie’s every fourth Monday of the month.
Although many of the Desi Comedy Festival’s performers are traveling from abroad — including headliners Shazia Mirza, Sundeep Rao and Vasu Primlani — Wali was raised in Orange County, which gives her an interesting perspective on South Asian and American cultures.
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Read More I was introduced to Jasbina through a mutual acquaintance soon after Jasbina started Intersections Matchmaking.
I am an Indian physician, in my early 60’s divorced from a marriage to a non-Indian after 25 years.