Thursday, May 29, 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hummus News

New “iBribe” App Makes Waves In Middle Eastern Tech Market

New “iBribe” App Makes Waves In Middle Eastern Tech Market
Ajman, UAE (8:00 A.M. GMT)— The Middle-Eastern tech world is buzzing about a new app designed to connect government officials directly with their constituents more effectively this morning. The…

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Armed with humor and a desire to engage in dialogue about Islam, a troupe of four Muslim comedians performed in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. Billed as 'The Muslims are Coming!' comedy tour, they also set up a "Name that Religion" game in Birmingham, Ala. and an "Ask a Muslim" booth in Lawrenceville, Ga. What they found was often surprising.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Muslim Comedy website

Welcome to Muslim Comedy dot com. As you can see, we’re building a website that showcases what makes Muslims laugh. It’s generally the same stuff that makes everyone else in the world laugh — think along the lines of “My Big, Fat, Greek Wedding” but without all the Windex. More

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Comedy film ‘The Muslims Are Coming!’ tackles Islamophobia

Comedians and film co-directors Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah are taking on one of present-day politics’ most sensitive subjects head-on, hoping laughter really can overcome all — including Islamophobia.
But then they take potshots at key conservatives and Fox News, characterizing those with dissenting views of radical Islam as ignorant.
They’re co-directors of “The Muslims Are Coming!” The movie basically tracks Muslim-American stand-up comics as they appear and perform in venues around the nation, in the face of sometimes harsh stereotypes.
“Around the election of Barack Obama and the controversy regarding a mosque near the World Trade Center, we were both kind of struck to the extent to which being Muslim was such an accusation,” Mr. Farsad said, as Politico reported. “And I think that it continues for some people five years later.”
His co-director said their hope is to “counter those who are preaching hate and those who don’t know about Muslims.”
“I think comedy is a great vehicle to reach out to people,” Mr. Obeidallah said in the Politico article.

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