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 […]

Chris Rock Is Coming to the Middle East

Chris Rock Is Coming to the Middle East

American actor/comedian/producer/best person ever, Chris Rock, will be performing at the Dubai World Trade Center Halls 3 and 4 on January 5, 2018.  Those who have registered for pre-sale can start buying today at 12 pm, and the exclusive opportunity closes one hour before general sale begins on September 13 at 12 pm.     […]

10 Arab American Comedians That’ll Make You LOL

10 Arab American Comedians That’ll Make You LOL

Arab Americans have suffered through a lot – racism, hardships, white people’s pronunciation of falafel, but despite it all they’ve learned to laugh at their misery. Here are 10 Arab American comedians that’ll have you laughing your ass off.     Mo Amer   A personal favorite of Dave Chappelle, Mo Amer has been one […]

Q&A: Al Hezb El Comedy Turns Three

Q&A: Al Hezb El Comedy Turns Three

What started as one event for stand-up comedians three years ago has now become the official platform for stand-up comedy in Egypt. With over 40 comedians performing under the Al Hezb El Comedy name, this wild troupe of jokers is celebrating its three-year success with two events this week. Fresh from their appearances at The Fringe […]

This Is How We Want To Always Remember Robin Williams

This Is How We Want To Always Remember Robin Williams

The world woke up today to the news that yet another great talent has left the world. Robin Williams has been making us laugh for almost five decades and it won’t stop now that the troubled comedian has passed. He’s most known for his eccentric big screen roles, but he is a true stand-up performer […]

One on One with Ali Quandil

One on One with Ali Quandil

At a very young age, stand-up comedian Ali Quandil’s family noticed his talent and encouraged him to act, playing his first audience. Quandil started pursuing stand-up comedy before the concept of stand-up comedy even existed in Egypt. “When situations happened with me in the street or something, I’d always stand up and make fun of […]

TODO Stand-Up Comedy Weekend

Went to TODO’s standup comedy event at the new AUC campus this Friday. The least I can say is that it was H.I.L.A.R.I.O.U.S!! Bassem Youssef of course is a great host & comedian.. Angelo Tsarouchas with his Greek sense of humor. Michael Winslow & Dean Edwards were both drop dead hilarious.. Peter Zarief, well, he […]