13 Times Aziz Ansari Showed Us How To Live Life To The Fullest

On the comedian’s 32nd birthday, learn to treat yo self and your parents too.

1. When he wasn’t afraid to put his feelings on display in a loving eulogy to his friend, comedy writer Harris Wittels, who died last week:

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Ansari wrote in a post dedicated to Harris, “I miss you and I’m glad I got to enjoy your genuinely amazing and original presence. I wish I got to you know even more. I hope people reading this realize what a incredibly unique man you were…”

2. When he loved his parents so much he insisted they take photos with Jay-Z, Beyonce…

….AND Kanye:

3. When he and Retta made “Treat Yo Self” a life motto:

4. When he joyously instagrammed food with the fresh excitement of a kid:

5. When he made #RupertsFault trend after anti-Muslim tweets by media magnate Rupert Murdoch:

Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.

— rupertmurdoch (@Rupert Murdoch)

.@rupertmurdoch Rups can we get a step by step guide? How can my 60 year old parents in NC help destroy terrorist groups? Plz advise.

— azizansari (@Aziz Ansari)

.@rupertmurdoch You are Catholic, why are you not hunting pedophiles? #RupertsFault

— azizansari (@Aziz Ansari)

6. When he had a 3 second cameo in Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Otis like it was nbd:

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7. When he taught Giuliana Ranci a new dance after she said he looked like he had “good rhythm”:

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It’s called the What? That’s Racist. Don’t Say That Again.

8. When he and Grover explained the meaning of the word ridiculous:

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9. When he proudly self-identified as a feminist:

10. When he killed the style game with his impeccably cut suits both as Tom Haverford on Parks & Recreation and in real life:

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11. When he shared gems from his childhood on Instagram, including this photo of his time as a tiny dancer:

12. When, at the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco, he shut down the casual racism of many of Hollywood’s biggest stars…

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…as well as their homophobia:

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13. And when he showed us what our priorities in life should be:

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Aziz, keep on being a boss and treating yo self! Happy 32nd!


Aziz actually turned 32 today. A previous version of this post stated he turned 31. Sorry Aziz! BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_article_correction_time_5068847”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘2015-02-23 22:56:05 -0500’, ‘update’); });

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