Azhar Usman is an American comedian, actor, writer, and film producer of Indiandescent. He is a former lecturer, community activist and lawyer and has been referred to as the “Ayatollah of Comedy” and “Bin Laughin”. He is best known as one third of comedy trio Allah Made Me Funny.
August 10, 2017
Huddle up! It’s time for a dream team lineup of some of Fake the Nation’s smartest and funniest guests. Maeve Higgins (Maeve In America) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer) ponder how to take control of their emotions. John Fugelsang (Tell Me Everything) and Dean Obeidallah (The Dean Obeidallah Show) discuss interracial dating and look ahead to America’s mixed race future. Plus, Stephanie Butnick (Unorthodox) and Azhar Usman (Ultra American) take a deep dive into cultural appropriation.
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July 21, 2017
Stephanie Butnick (Unorthodox) and Azhar Usman (Ultra American) join Negin to discuss the collapse of the latest G.O.P health care bill, the upcoming tax reform battle, and how the right spins the Trump-Russia scandal. Plus, America’s infrastructure is in a state of crisis. How did we get in this mess and what can we do about it? The panel weighs the pros and cons of private financing for public works.
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