Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj stars in a new video released today that mocks CNN’s coverage during the Boston marathon bomber manhunt. The video is part of a series by the Los Angeles based sketch comedy group Goatface and was co-written by Minhaj and Afghan-American comedian Fahim Anwar.
Last week CNN correspondent John King, citing multiple “exclusive” sources, falsely reported authorities had arrested the bombing suspect. King described the suspect as a “dark skinned” man but an hour later in turned out the information was completely false.
The video mocks some of the false reporting and makes references to some of real life results that resulted from the misinformation.
The video was directed by: Aristotle Athiras
Written by: Hasan Minhaj, Fahim Anwar
Starring: Hasan Minhaj, Asif Ali, Fahim Anwar, Aristotle Athiras, Rory Scovel, Rob Gleeson, Jake Weisman