What's great about 'The Daily Show' is I can use satire and push the envelope. I couldn't do that anywhere else. Even if I was a journalist.

-Aasif Mandvi
Aasif Mandvi

You can get samosas in any pub in England today, pretty much. So, "Gunga Din" has come back.

Aasif Mandvi
I know the Gospel according to Mark better than I know any sura in the Quran.
Aasif Mandvi

I always used to watch 'The Daily Show,' and there were all these comedic geniuses there. I didn't know if I was going to be hired full time or not. At the beginning, I was sort of hired as a part time, on and off guy. When I first got hired - it was August 2006 - and I was working on and off, and they'd call me whenever.

Aasif Mandvi
I've always said I'm the worst representative of Muslim-Americans that's ever existed, because I've been inside more bars than mosques.
Aasif Mandvi

I think family dynamics are definitely very interesting. And in my case my sister did get married. She gave my parents a grandchild.

Aasif Mandvi
Traditional television as we have known it will make love to the Internet and have a child. That child will be the future. It's already happening, and it's hot!
Aasif Mandvi

The longer I spent time on 'The Daily Show,' standing in front of a green screen pretending to report from war zones and hot spots around the world - most often from somewhere in the Middle East - the more I began to realize that 'The Daily Show' was radicalizing me.

Aasif Mandvi
I think I discovered my first, you know, my first image of a naked woman was sort of sneaking a peek at one of those magazines that was in my dad's store.
Aasif Mandvi

If you choose to be a Muslim then you believe that it is on some level wrong to show the image of the Prophet Muhammad.

Aasif Mandvi
I'm not really a food connoisseur.