Asperger's Are Us

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Asperger’s Are Us
Asperger's Are Us.jpg
From left, Ethan Finlan, Noah Britton, New Michael Ingemi, and Jack Hanke
Years active2010-2018
GenresSatire, surreal humour, puns
MembersTripp Carey (former member)
Ethan Finlan
Jack Hanke
Noah Britton
New Michael Ingemi
WebsiteOfficial Facebook page

Asperger’s Are Us was an American comedy team. They are known for being the first comedy troupe formed by people with Asperger syndrome.[1]

Biography[edit]

Asperger’s Are Us formed on the North Shore of Massachusetts in the summer of 2010 after New Michael Ingemi, Jack Hanke, and Ethan Finlan graduated from a summer camp where Noah Britton was their counselor.[2]

They have performed over 100 original sketch comedy shows in nine countries [3] and have been interviewed several times by both local and national press.[4][5][6]

A Duplass Brothers Productions documentary about the troupe was released on Netflix in late 2016.[7]

Asperger's Are Us disbanded in 2018.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asperger's Are Us". Facebook.com. Asperger’s Are Us. 2010. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  2. ^ Weintraub, Karen (2012-04-13). "Asperger's Are Us comedy troupe plays off their disability". USA Today. McLean, Va.: Gannett Company. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  3. ^ "Asperger's Are Us". Asperger’s Are Us. Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  4. ^ Pfeiffer, Sacha (2011). "'Asperger's Are Us' Adds Laughter To A Serious Condition". All Things Considered. Boston University. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  5. ^ "Asperger's sketch troupe provides an atypical take on comedy". Boston Metro. Echo Media. Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-05-25.
  6. ^ Smith, Jada F. (2016-07-15). "Asperger's Are Us Comedy Troupe Jokes About Everything but That". The New York Times. New York: Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  7. ^ Evans, Greg (2016). "Netflix Nabs 'Asperger's Are Us' Documentary At SXSW". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  8. ^ Us, Asperger's Are (2018). "Cover photo". Facebook.com. Facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-05-28.

External links[edit]

  • Official website [1]