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Bassem Youssef: Comedian

46:37 | Oct 3rd, 2019

4 recommendations
Bassem reflects on the moments that inspired him to leave behind 19 years in medicine for political satire, a show that was watched by 40 million people every week. Now, he tells us about what it’s li...Show More


kerningcultures recommended:Nov 18th, 2019

Candidly honest convo about reinventing oneself, by Egypt’s famous Doctor-turned-comedian.

hebahfisherNov 27th, 2019

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mm recommended:Nov 2nd, 2019

This was a touching and candid reflection of Bassem’s life and career from being a doctor to his rise of fame as a satirical political commentator on YouTube and TV to being a popular salsa teacher and now finally reinventing himself in the US as a standup comic in a language that is not his. He tal...Show More

mmNov 2nd, 2019

@michelle_ebooks Media x multipotentialite x social change

dannyNov 3rd, 2019

@mm @michelle_ebooks he has his own podcast btw, not sure but seems like he paused making new episodes tho.

mmNov 3rd, 2019

@gasstationb Saw that you like Bassem Youssef’s podcast so I thought you might like this interview with him!

hebahfisherNov 4th, 2019

Thank you so much for listening, Melody!

hebahfisher recommended:Oct 31st, 2019

This is one of my favourite interviews of all time. Bassem was such a pivotal figure for us during the Arab Spring - to sit down and hear his side of the story was so powerful.

mmNov 2nd, 2019

@hebahfisher Loved this interview! 👏

annDec 19th, 2019

I agree, Hebah, he was central to me too, and I was watching it all from afar. He was more reflective in this interview than I had ever heard before. I wish him and his family all the best.