Egyptian-American Ramy Youssef Currently Developing Hulu Comedy Series

Egyptian-American Ramy Youssef Currently Developing Hulu Comedy Series

  Apparently, Ramy is a very lucky name for Egyptian-Americans. Rami Malek (look above) is going places at this very moment — from being the lead actor in the hit series Mr. Robot, to starring as Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic Bohemian Rhapsody and much more. But, we’re not here to talk about that […]

Netflix Picks Comedy as Its First Middle Eastern Production

Netflix Picks Comedy as Its First Middle Eastern Production

For their first Middle Eastern production, Netflix has decided to join forces with the popular stand-up comedian, Adel Karam. The show is expected to launch in 2018.     The show has not been named yet, but the Lebanese star is expected to tackle social issue in the Middle East with his great sense of […]

We Are in Love with the Ma2zun from ‘Raya7 El Madame’

We Are in Love with the Ma2zun from ‘Raya7 El Madame’

  The comedy race has been very fierce this year, but one man that stood out in a sea of laughs was Eslam Ebraheem. For the few oblivious ones, Ebraheem is one of the stars and scriptwriters at Saturday Night Live Bel Arabi. This man is a comedic genius. For the past three seasons, most […]

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

  We’d like to start by saying masha’Allah, Allaho akbar and khamsa we khemeesa and we promise you, Shady, we’re not trying to jinx you. But c’mon, Egypt, would you ever have guessed that you can make this much money by posting YouTube videos? We knew viewership involved lots and lots of money but this […]

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 […]

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