Master Of None Is Your Latest Netflix Binge

...and yet another feather in Aziz Ansari's cap

We mention Aziz Ansari in these pages a lot. But tell him to stop making good stuff and we'll stop.

As well as the stint on cult US sitcom Parks and Recreation that made his name, he's got his stand-up comedy career, he wrote a quasi-scientific book about dating, and now he has a new Netflix show that he's written, produced, directed and stars in, alongside a smattering of neatly played celeb cameos including Claire Danes and Busta Rhymes. What are we supposed to do?

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Master of None is a series of short films featuring Ansari as Dev. But it works as an excuse for him and his friends – including co-writer Alan Yang and comedian Lena Waithe – to riff about issues affecting them such as immigrant parents, precious actors and cultural racism.

This is smart, witty writing by a smart, witty guy. Same time next month, Aziz?

Master of None is available to stream on Netflix now

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