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Dean Obeidallah
Works at Dean of Comedy Productions, Inc.
Attended Fordham Law School
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Syria is world's single largest refugee crisis in over 25 years per the United Nations. Between 8 and 10 million Syrians, which is more than the entire population of states like New Jersey and Mich...
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The Donald is getting the backing of the white supremacist crowd, and the GOP from Priebus on down says nothing. Draw your own conclusion.
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Why would a well known DJ and famous rapper - both not Muslim- make a song in the hopes of countering anti-Muslim bigotry?  I asked Sam Spiegel, known as DJ Squeak E. Clean, about that and if he knew that he would be attacked by anti-Muslim bigots like Pam Geller for doing this. Hope you check out my article and his song/music video. Thanks
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/08/24/can-a-song-change-the-meaning-of-jihad.html
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My live show on Saturday, August 22, 2015 is packed with Muslims, comedy, "Deez Nuts," politics and more. We will be joined by long time Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi who will be talking th...
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The Republicans are now attacking a GOP presidential candidate (Carly Fiorina) for saying nice things about Muslims! It's unreal but it is all part of GOP's war on Muslim voters. My new The Daily Beast​ article. Hope you check it out. Thx http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/08/19/the-gop-s-endless-war-on-muslim-voters-claims-carly-fiorina.html
Muslim Americans are a natural fit for the GOP. But as the recent attacks on Carly Fiorina show, they’re not over Islamophobic rhetoric.
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Muslim zombies?!  Many in Farmersville, Texas oppose the building a Muslim cemetery on the outskirts of the town because they say Muslims want to take over America. Perhaps we Muslims can rise up f...
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On Saturday I was joined by Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center to discuss Donald Trump’s appeal to white supremacist groups and why it should not come as a surprise since Trump has advoc...
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The baseball star found out that you can say intolerant and bigoted things but your employer may well have the last word.
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My live show on Saturday, August 22, 2015 is packed with Muslims, comedy, Deez Nuts, politics and more. We will be joined by long time Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi, who will be talking the...
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Muslim Americans are a natural fit for the GOP. But as the recent attacks on Carly Fiorina show, they’re not over Islamophobic rhetoric.
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Muslim zombies are Coming to Texas!  Wanted to share audio  clips from my SiriusXM Radio show Saturday. I had a leader from the Muslim community in Texas where people are freaking out over a Muslim cemetery. Also comedian Maz Jobrani was very funny talking his new stand up special premiering on Showtime this Friday night. Michael Eric Dyson discussed why it must be called "Black Lives Matter," not "Every Live Matters" and more. Hope you check out the clips: http://blog.siriusxm.com/2015/08/18/the-dean-obeidallah-show-muslim-zombies-are-coming-to-texas/
Imam Khalil Abdur-Rashid was on my show last Saturday to discuss the proposed cemetery that the Muslim community in the Farmersville, Texas area wants to build. You would think that would be no big...
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It has been a really big week. We lost a comedy icon with Jon Stewart signing off but gained a great new political comedy show: The Republican presidential debates. We will be talking both of those...
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  • Dean of Comedy Productions, Inc.
    Comedian/Producer, present
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Paramus, New Jersey
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Writer/Political comedian/speaker who still believes he can change the world for the better
Introduction
Born in the Great State of New Jersey, my comedy comes in large part from my unique background of being the only son of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother. Both my parents have provided me with an enormous amount of material, usually unintentionally.

I was a practicing lawyer for several years until the other lawyers I worked with suggested I perform in the New Jersey Bar Association's funniest lawyer show. I am pretty sure that was their way of telling me to find a new career. 

I'm a columnist for The Daily Beast and have also written for CNN.com and The Huffington Past.

I co-produced and co-directed the comedy documentary "The Muslims Are Coming!" which uses comedy to challenge misconceptions about Muslims and to build bridges with people of other faiths. The film is now available on Netflix, iTunes, Google Play and many other platforms. 

I have appeared on various national and international televisions shows, including Comedy Central's "Axis of Evil Comedy" special and "The Watch List," ABC's "The View," Al Jazeera English, MBC, "Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen," CNN's "American Morning" and "Wolf Blitzer's Reports," Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd," Fox News, NY1, PBS' "Newshour with Jim Lehrer," ABC's "20/20," CNBC's "The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch," Japan's NHK, CNN International's "Inside the Middle East" and "Your World Today," as well as in numerous sketches on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." 

I have written numerous jokes that have appeared on "Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update" segment and CBS's "The Late, Late Show," and frequently write for The Huffington Post and CNN.com.

I have also been featured in numerous newspapers and publications including Time magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair (Italy edition), Associated Press, USA Today, AFP, The UK's Guardian, NY Daily News, The NJ Star Ledger and numerous college publications.

I co-produced an Internet show along with Max Brooks for Comedy Central entitled "The Watch List" featuring all Middle-Eastern American performers.

I also perform a stand up show with Jewish comic Scott Blakeman entitled "Stand up for Peace," (www.standupforpeace.com) which uses comedy to bring people together in the hope of fostering peace in the Middle East.

I am the co-founder of the annual NY Arab-American Comedy Festival (www.arabcomedy.org) which will hold its 11th annual Festival in Fall 2014. I am also the Executive Producer of the Amman Stand Up Comedy Festival which took place in December 2008 - this was the first stand up comedy festival ever in Middle East history.  The 3rd annual Festival was held in December 2010.

I perform comedy at colleges across the US and across the Middle East.  Please follow me on Twitter at www.twitter.com/deanofcomedy
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  • Fordham Law School
  • Fordham College
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