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Doomsday Go: The Brink, Nuclear Apocalypse Dark Comedy With Tim Robbins and Jack Black (Video)

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It looks like Nacho Libre‘s “Friar Storm” was reassigned from Mexico to Pakistan and we’re going to get Foreign Service officer Alex Talbot in a business suit.  310 more words


The Dean Obeidallah Show: Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi wages a comedy jihad!

Watch out America: The Daily Show’s senior Muslim correspondent is launching a jihad! But this is one jihad that I, and I bet most people would support. 530 more words

News And Issues

'Daily Show' Sketch-Turned-Web-Series 'Halal in the Family' Mocks Anti-Muslim Bias

Aasif Mandvi and Miles Kahn have turned a sketch created for “The Daily Show” into the web series parody “Halal in the Family,” which mocks Muslim stereotypes in the same way that “All in the Family” skewered racial bias through humor. 924 more words


Tackling Islamophobia with humor

This year, news reports have overwhelmingly covered militant group ISIS and the tragic attack on Charlie Hebdo by religious extremists. Though it seems that stories featuring Muslims as anything other than terrorists are scarce, some endeavor to broaden and inform the conversation. 431 more words

Pop Culture

Change Can Be Terrifying

I just read a Linkedin Pulse article by Aasif Mandvi. He is, or was (I don’t know which) on the Daily Show. I wouldn’t know as I never watch it, nor have I ever heard of him. 89 more words

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Aasif Mandvi: Controversy Over Trevor Noah Tweets Is 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Trevor Noah hasn’t even stepped onto the job as the new host of The Daily Show yet, but thanks to some controversial old tweets, everyone already has an opinion about the comedian. 116 more words