Recently, Hasan Minhaj talked about his choice to headline The Daily Show.
The comedian said during his interview on Variety's Award Circuit podcast that he won't make the choice alone because he now has a family.
"That’s a family conversation now," he said.
Minhaj further stated, "It’s a very different conversation then when I first got hired at the show, when I was 29. My life is in a very different place. And so that’s a bigger convo."
However, Minhaj spoke on his most recent experience serving as a guest host on The Daily Show.
"I’ve loved seeing the gamut of talent, between someone like Leslie Jones, and then Marlon Wayans, and then John Leguizamo, to Chelsea Handler to Sarah Silverman, and everybody’s got their own different take or spin on things," explained Minhaj.
He added, "I think it definitely has added a level of unpredictability to the form."
In other parts of the conversation, Minhaj discussed how, after returning as a guest presenter on The Daily Show in March, he deleted his Twitter account.
"I think it’s safe to say now that tweets and what you see on the internet is used in congressional testimony and litigation and lawsuits," asserted Minhaj.
He mentioned, "It’s no different than fiat currency. It’s the same amorphous idea. But it’s real. It’s both of those things. It’s nothing and everything at the same time."
"And I learned that in my years at ‘The Daily Show,’ when I saw the rise of Donald Trump. I was like, Oh, wow, you can use and manipulate this thing to create something that was ostensibly nothing into something," he added.