Adal Rifai is an improviser, podcaster, producer and writer in Chicago. Adal is the Corporate Training Director at iO Theater where he also performs with the weekly show Whirled News Tonight. He is an adjunct lecturer at University of Illinois at Chicago where he teaches the improv curriculum he created for their theater department. As a podcaster Adal is the creator and host of Hey Riddle Riddle and plays Chunt on the podcast Hello From the Magic Tavern. You can find him on Twitter @adalrifai
July 15, 2021
Looking for the best comedy podcasts? Earwolf Presents showcases our talented hosts and our favourite episodes from the Earwolf universe! Let us surprise you!
Here is Hello From The Magic Tavern: Arnie Niekamp fell through a dimensional portal behind a Burger King into the fantastical land of Foon. He’s still getting a slight wifi signal, so he uploads a weekly podcast from the tavern the Vermilion Minotaur where he interviews wizards, monsters and adventurers. It’s a major discovery!
In this episode with Jason Mantzoukas – a Sweet Prince Vantis wakes up from a hundred year sleep. Then he freaks out.
Arnie: Arnie Niekamp
Chunt: Adal Rifai
Usidore: Matt Young
Sweet Prince Vantis: Jason Mantzoukas
Mysterious Man: Tim Sniffen
Producers: Arnie Niekamp, Matt Young, and Adal Rifai
Post-Production Coordination: Garrett Schultz
Earwolf Producer: Kimmie Lucas
Editor: Sage G.C.
Special Assistance: Ryan DiGiorgi
Magic Tavern Logo: Allard Laban
Theme Music: Andy Poland
Find us at @earwolf anywhere you listen to podcasts
November 19, 2019
The Teachers discuss being in hair denial, the lunchroom protests and the new player on Hamilton’s basketball team. Then James Doody Dench (Adal Rifai) stops by to share how he teaches his humilities class.
July 29, 2019
With Game of Thrones over, The Boys help the Magic Tavern hosts rebrand their show.
July 14, 2019
Adal Rifai, Arnie Niekamp and Matt Young (Hello From the Magic Tavern) join Nick and Heather to discuss Don Bluth’s Dragon’s Lair trilogy (Dragon’s Lair, Dragon’s Lair 2 and Space Ace). They talk about the genesis of quick time events, horny animators, and more!
This episode is brought to you by BlueChew (www.bluechew.com code: PLAYED).
July 1, 2019
Arnie Niekamp, Adal Rifai, and Matt Young (Hello From the Magic Tavern) join Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with hammerhead sharks, sky-writing jets, coast guard officers, and more! With songs like “Who’s Ready for a Shark Attack?,” “American Shores,” and “Best Not Forget Your SPF,” this ep is the ultimate summer sing-along blockbuster!
Season 3 of Hello From The Magic Tavern begins July 22nd!
May 1, 2018
Sean and Hayes have an idea to get more listeners and it’s with ARNIE NIEKAMP, MATT YOUNG, and ADAL RIFAI from Hello From the Magic Tavern, the show and Offices and Bosses. Season 2 out now on Stitcher Premium.