Remade in America with Bassem Youssef

Remade in America with Bassem Youssef

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 figuring out what it means to belong.

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July 31, 2018 29 min

Sheila Nevins was the longtime President of HBO Documentary films.

She has worked on productions that have been recognized with 35 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, 42 Peabody Awards, and 26 Academy Awards. Sheila has also won 32 individual Primetime Emmy Awards, more than any other person.

Sheila talks to Bassem about being an outsider both in her childhood and also as a woman in Hollywood. They discuss Sheila's philosophy of st...

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Jason Ross is a comedian and writer best known for his work on “The Daily Show” and “The President Show.”

Kendrick Sampson is a comedian and actor who has been on shows like “How to Get Away with Murder” and “The Flash.”

Guy Branum is a comedian, actor, writer and producer best known for “Talk Show The Game Show” and “Chelsea Lately.”

Bassem and his guests talk about whether certain jokes are funny or tasteless, what counts as hate sp...

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Preet Bharara is the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, which made him one of the most powerful lawyers in America. Preet was the first Indian-American ever appointed U.S. Attorney in that district.

After being fired from that job by President Trump, Preet began hosting a podcast, “Stay Tuned with Preet,” on which he explores issues of justice and fairness with his guests. Preet is also a CNN commentator, te...

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July 10, 2018 33 min

Kiran Deol is a filmmaker, comedian and actor. She tours regularly as a stand-up comedian and has appeared on TV shows like “Modern Family” and “How to Get Away with Murder.” Kiran is currently working on “Arranged,” a half-hour comedy pilot on which she plays one of the leads.

Kiran has produced films including “Woman Rebel,” which was shortlisted for an Oscar, and “American Haze,” which she made for Sundance.

Kiran talks with Bas...

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Jordan Peterson is a Canadian psychologist, professor, and self-help guru. He has become a controversial new voice of the conservative movement. Jordan recently published a book called "12 Rules for Life" and hosts "The Jordan B Peterson Podcast."

Jordan talked with Bassem about the origins of his ideology, identity politics, transgender pronouns, Ukrainian farmers, and white privilege.

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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 ...

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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 R...

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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.

Do you have a question for Bassem? Tweet them at @Byoussef with the hashtag #askbassem, email remade@cafe.com, or call 785-422-7736 (785-4-BASSEM) and leave Bassem a voicemail.

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Join Bassem Youssef as he explores being an outsider in America by talking to people like actor and comedian Maz Jobrani, activist and comedian Baratunde Thurston, and journalist Maria Hinojosa.

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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.

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