June 30, 2017
EP. 51 — A Very Muslim 4th of July
Negin celebrates the 4th of July with special guest (and fellow Muslim) Bassem Youssef. Known as the “Jon Stewart of Egypt,” Bassem is a surgeon-turned-comedian whose satirical political show once captivated 30 million viewers a week in Egypt. Negin talks to Bassem about the new documentary about his show’s rise and eventual end due to government censorship and political pressure. Plus, they debate whether or not populism is killing political reform and ponder why people pretend they aren’t rich.
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March 11, 2021
EP. 243 — Even Mars is Outpacing Us
Guest Seena Jon Andrew Heaton
Seena Ghaznavi and Andrew Heaton join Negin to break down the recently passed Covid relief bill and why it’s debatably bigger than the New Deal. They also discuss Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview and why the Royal Family is actually a corporation.
March 4, 2021
EP. 242 — CPAC, Have A Glass Of Wine
Guest Maz Jobrani Shalewa Sharpe
Maz Jobrani and Shalewa Sharpe join Negin to share their thoughts on the vaccine rollout and the different approaches to schools reopening in red and blue states. They also discuss the allegations made against Andrew Cuomo and whether they should even be talking about CPAC.
February 25, 2021
EP. 241 — The BDSM Secretary
Guest Vicky Kuperman
Comedians Vicky Kuperman and T.J. join Negin to analyze why Neera Tanden’s confirmation process has been so difficult. They also talk about how people reacted to Rush Limbaugh’s death and why “speaking ill of the dead” is frowned upon.