Post Profile






The "Jon Stewart of Egypt" made fun of the corrupt government and was forced to flee

Earlier this week we went to see a Los Angeles screening of Tickling Giants followed by a Q&A with Bassem Youssef, the subject of the film. The evening was presented by Ziya Tong's Black Sheep. Bassem Youssef, often called the “Jon Stewart of Egypt,” was a prominent heart surgeon who became the creator and host of the Egyptian late-night comedy TV show Al-Bernameg (“The Show”), which began as an immensely popular YouTube channel.
read more

share
See more about: Jon Stewart Bassem Youssef

Related Posts


‘Egyptian Jon Stewart’ Removed From Airwaves Through Next Month’s Election

News : Mediaite

Once again, Egypt's most famous satirist has been taken off the air. Bassem Youssef, often referred to as the "Egyptian Jon Stewart" for the Daily Show-esque program he hosts there, will not return until after Egypt's elections, sch...

AP Interview: Egypt's top satirist prepares return

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot

CAIRO (AP) — Bassem Youssef, Egypt's most popular satirist often compared to U.S. comedian Jon Stewart, said Wednesday his team is preparing to bring back their widely watched television show poking fun at politics in a country stil...

Watch Jon Stewart mock Egyptian President Morsi for arresting famous satirist Bassem Youssef

News : BlogPost

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook Bassem Youssef, a famous Egyptian TV host and influential political satirist often called "the Jon Stewart of E...

‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ Stands Up To ‘Fascist’ Morsi Regime On CNN Following Interrogation

News : Mediaite

After five hours of interrogation by authorities in Egypt, Bassem Youssef, often referred to as the Jon Stewart of that country, spoke to CNN's Christiane Amanpour for an exclusive interview about the ordeal. Rather than back off th...

Stewart Destroys Pres. Morsi For Going After ‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ After Vowing To ‘Welcome Every Opinion’

News : Mediaite

On Monday night, Jon Stewart took to defending Bassem Youssef, who's often known as Stewart's Egyptian counterpart. Youssef recently spoke out to CNN about Egypt's "fascist" regime under President Mohammed Morsi — and has faced inte...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC