Dean Obeidallah is a comedian and the host of The Dean Obeidallah Show on Sirius XM.
July 19, 2018
Journalist Allison Yarrow (90s Bitch) and comedian Dean Obeidallah (Sirius XM) join Negin to reflect on the disastrous Trump-Putin summit and Trump’s subsequent attempts to walk things back, remarkable even by Trumpian standards. The panel asks: Is the talk of treason legitimate or will it blow over? What does the Trump-Putin summit mean for the Democrats? Also, how does all of this play with Trump’s base? So many questions! Plus, the panel takes a look back at the 90s and the “bitchification” of women to understand how we got to the #MeToo movement.
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September 21, 2017
Negin welcomes several of her literal favs to tackle some big questions. Should drugs be legal? Do white guys get to say stuff? Does happiness take a dive in middle age? Plus, don’t forget to pick up your very own eggplant-colored Fake the Nation t-shirt at podswag.com.
September 7, 2017
Dean Obeidallah (Sirius XM) and Charlie Pickering (The Weekly) join Negin to break down Trump’s decision to end the program known as Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (a.k.a. DACA). They also ask: how should flood-prone areas rebuild after natural disasters? Plus, Dean and Negin share some plans they’re hatching together and Dean explains why he’s suing The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website.
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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 14, 2017
John Fugelsang (Tell Me Everything) and Dean Obeidallah (The Dean Obeidallah Show) return to discuss Donald Trump Jr. and his revelatory emails, the latest with the GOP health care bill, and the nationwide debate over Confederate statues. Plus, they sift through the long-term effects of climate change and potential doomsday scenarios.
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April 14, 2017
Dean Obeidallah (SiriusXM) and Smithsonian Magazine editor Michael Caruso join Negin to discuss Trump’s strategy in Syria, Sean Spicer’s ill-advised Holocaust remarks, and the FBI’s secret court order to monitor Carter Page, a former Trump adviser. They also ace a quiz about the Kentucky Coal Museum. Plus, Nora Ritchie and Gianna Palmer from the Fake the Nation production team jump behind the mic to discuss the Tax Day March and sleep as a status symbol, respectively.
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