Depressing Heavy Rain Makes For Good Comedy

Yes, the jokes about the weird deconstructed gameplay in Heavy Rain get laughs, even from people in the audience who may not have played it. But the best thing about Kumail Nanjiani's stand-up bit on the PS3 psychological thriller is how he notes the changes in the gaming medium and the difference in the kinds of experience that are available now. He's acknowledging maturation while getting some yuks in.


    Somewhat related, if you like his standup, you should definitely check out his gaming related podcast, the indoor kids, on the Nerdist. Here's a link to the first one, hope you guys enjoy!!

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