Omar Abdelrahim: We Talk to Everyone’s Favorite English Teacher

Omar Abdelrahim: We Talk to Everyone’s Favorite English Teacher

  Learning new languages might get quite difficult at times, but most of all, it can get really, really boring. It could be extremely confusing for many, especially with all the rules any language could have. Then came one man who has made it his mission to make English training fun, catchy and very easy […]

Film Review: ‘Bank El Hazz’ Sets the Bar High for Egyptian Comedies

Film Review: ‘Bank El Hazz’ Sets the Bar High for Egyptian Comedies

by Hader Hisham

  Comedy in Egypt has been literally the same for many years, to the point that we, the viewers, got bored and don’t really care about the movies anymore. It just always had the same formula; for instance, the same type of jokes that we all recognize, the same stereotyping and shaming, the dramatic endings […]

Q&A: Omar Ramzi, Founder of YallaStandUp.com, on the Future of Comedy in MENA

Q&A: Omar Ramzi, Founder of YallaStandUp.com, on the Future of Comedy in MENA

  Stand-up comedy is a growing market in the region, with more and more events happening and performers tackling the art. In this spirit, comedian Omar Ramzi, known affectionately as “The White Sudani”, has launched a new website to serve as a hub for fellow jokesters to showcase their work and, hopefully, connect to event organizers […]

Is Saturday Night Live Bel 3araby Egypt’s Latest Epic Thing? Damn Right It Is

Is Saturday Night Live Bel 3araby Egypt’s Latest Epic Thing? Damn Right It Is

Now, before I go on and on about how freakin’ outstanding the show is, I’d like to start by writing a mini open letter to every self-righteous Egyptian citizen: Dear Egyptians, Don’t you even think about taking Saturday Night Live Arabia from us. You had your fun getting rid of Bassem Youssef and Shady Abu […]

Asaad Allah Masa’akom Describes Everyone’s Sahel Struggle in Hilarious New Season

Asaad Allah Masa’akom Describes Everyone’s Sahel Struggle in Hilarious New Season

Yes, yes and one more yes! Asaad Allah Masa’akom is finally back with a new season and their episode is already viral. The best comedy show on TV, decided to talk about the one thing that everyone was obsessed with this summer, El Sahel. From a fully booked coast to ridiculously expensive outings and not […]

7 Epic Things to Do in Liberland

7 Epic Things to Do in Liberland

Following Liberland’s declaration of sovereignty, Europe’s newest country has encountered overwhelming interest from the public as well as global media. There is no denying that Liberland is a very real country. But there is so much about it that has yet to be revealed. Can you imagine the social media buzz and flood of applications that […]

10 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

10 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

Sometimes, it’s okay to laugh at your phone screen and risk looking like an idiot in front of anyone around you. Sometimes, it’s actually inevitable. There is a world of Instagram accounts out there whose sole purpose is to make your day, and most of the time they succeed. We’ve saved you the trouble of […]

7 Moments that Proved “Asaad Allah Masa’akom” Is the Best Show on TV

7 Moments that Proved “Asaad Allah Masa’akom” Is the Best Show on TV

  I believe in the power of Egyptian comedy. Every once in a while I come across something exceptionally hilarious and I become obsessed. My latest obsession would be “اسعد اللة مسائكم” – a TV show based on the fictional character Sayed Abo Hafiza played by the comedic genius Akram Hosny. Yet this show isn’t just […]

7 Reasons Why Egypt Needs Stand-Up Comedy

7 Reasons Why Egypt Needs Stand-Up Comedy

By Hashem El Garhy

They say that the best medicine is laughter. And a jar of Nutella. Here is founder of Al Hezb El Comedy Hashem El Garhy‘s take on how stand-up comedy can transform Egypt:     1. It’s a cruel world with too much bullsh*t!     The world as we know it is going through some […]

Q&A: Jokes and Jams with High On Body Fat

Q&A: Jokes and Jams with High On Body Fat

It’s not everyday that you meet people who have ridiculous senses of humour and just make you laugh til your stomach hurts! That’s exactly what happened when we met the talented band High On Body Fat! The best thing is, they’re not your everyday comedians, but they bring something exceptional to the table with the […]

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