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Why Am I Doing This? (2009)

Talented but perennially down-on-their-luck, Lester Niles, a struggling African American comedian, and Tony Chang, a struggling Asian American actor, are best friends in Hollywood pondering the age-old question, "Why Am I Doing This?"

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Danny
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Talented but perennially down-on-their-luck, LESTER NILES, a struggling African American comedian, and TONY CHANG, a struggling Asian American actor, are best friends in Hollywood pondering the age-old question, "Why Am I Doing This?" while juggling relationships, family and the impending feeling of doom that they¹re never going to make it... Written by Anonymous

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