Cameron Esposito is a comedian, actor and writer. She hosts a weekly standup show, "Put Your Hands Together," at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. She and her wife, Rhea Butcher, co-starred in critically acclaimed television series "Take My Wife."
Cameron has been named a Comic to Watch by The New York Times, Variety, The Guardian, LA Weekly, Time Out Los Angeles, Jezebel, Los Angeles Magazine and Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Cameron talks with Bassem about figuring out she...
Maria Hinojosa is the anchor and Executive Producer of NPR's "Latino USA," the longest-running Latino-focused program on public media. She also hosts "In The Thick," Futuro Media Group's political podcast.
Over the past three decades, Maria has reported for PBS, CBS, WNBC, CNN and NPR, and has won dozens of awards, including: four Emmys, the John Chancellor Award, the Studs Terkel Community Media Award, two Robert F. Kennedy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Ruben Salazar...
Baratunde Thurston is a comedian, writer and activist who has worked at The Onion and The Daily Show. He is the author of "How to Be Black," a satirical guide to better understanding issues around race.
Baratunde talks with Bassem about being Black in America, the different stories that Americans tell themselves about their country, and how he has been able to tell his own story, on his terms.
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Maz Jobrani is a comedian, actor, and immigrant from Iran. He talks with Bassem about becoming an entertainer over his parents' protests, dealing with typecasting in Hollywood, and raising his own children.
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Join Bassem Youssef, formerly an Egyptian satirical talk show host often called the "Jon Stewart of Egypt" who recently arrived in the United States, as he explores being an outsider in America and figuring out what it means to belong.