Episode 4: Keelah Rose Calloway - "Survivor's Guilt"
Keelah Rose Calloway says the things you’re thinking but generally have good enough sense not to say aloud. She also likes to make people laugh. which is a good thing when you’re a comedian.
Keelah Rose first came on The Black Expat radar in 2018 when she shared her journey while living in Poland. She now lives in Vietnam, where she relocated in order to start her own comedy organization. Yep, a comedy organization. This Californian raised woman moved to a small city in Vietnam to start a comedy organization.
We cover a lot ground in this episode, including how a year abroad while taking time off from law school turned into over a decade of living internationally, the difficulties of watching the struggle from overseas and why Vietnam became the spot to expand her comedic career.
Here are some excerpts from Amanda’s conversation with Keelah Rose. You can listen to the full episode on Spotify, Anchor or wherever you get your podcasts. You can can also visit The Black Expat YouTube Channel to listen in.
For Keelah Rose’s original feature, visit Punchlines in Poland.
Excerpt: On Why She Left
Excerpt: Her Comedic Style
Excerpt: Watching the U.S. Protests from Afar
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