- #TheConfessional: An emotional post-viewing discussion of #FruitvaleStation, The #OscarGrant Film Artwork baratunde on July 11, 2013 01:02
- #TheConfessional: @Baratunde performs enhanced audio version of #Unplug Fast Company cover story Artwork baratunde on June 19, 2013 14:18
- BaratundeCast: "We are making the news" Audio journey out of & back into a dark, post-hurricane NYC Artwork baratunde on October 31, 2012 21:31
Baratunde Thurston is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian from the future. He co-founded the black political blog, Jack and Jill Politics and served as Director of Digital for The Onion before launching the comedy/technology startup Cultivated Wit. Then-candidate Barack Obama called him "someone I need to know." Baratunde travels the world speaking and advising and performs standup regularly in NYC. He resides in Brooklyn, lives on Twitter and has over 30 years experience being black. He writes the monthly backpage column for Fast Company, and his first book, How To Be Black, is a New York Times best-seller.