- 264: Bassem Youssef (Part 2 of 2)
Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of the popular tv show "Al Bernameg " which was the first political satire show in the middle east. Originally a 5-minute show on Youtube, Al Bernameg became the first show to transition from online to television in the Middle East and the most watched show across the region with 30 million viewers every week.
Youssef is currently hosting a podcast called "Remade in America" presented by CAFE and available for download and streaming here: https://art19.com/shows/remade-in-america-with-bassem-youssef
Recently, he released a book about his experience “Revolution for Dummies: Laughing through the Arab Spring” where he gives different perspectives and insights on the Egyptian political scene through the Arab spring and after.
- 2018-06-21 09:16:03 UTC