Maz Jobrani

Maz Jobrani, also known as Persian Pink Panther, is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who is part of the “Axis of Evil” comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy special on Comedy Central.

Guest Appearances

March 4, 2021

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.

May 14, 2020

John Hodgman and Maz Jobrani join Negin to celebrate 200 episodes of Fake the Nation. They cover the latest White House chaos, what it’s like being in lockdown with kids, and whether or not the handshake will survive in a post-pandemic world. This special episode also features voicemails from past guests and fans telling us what they hope to see change in the next 4 years.

June 1, 2017

Looking at all these rumors with Maz Jobrani.

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September 30, 2016

Comedians Maz Jobrani (Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero) and Rebecca Donohue join Negin Farsad to discuss the first presidential debate. They also talk about the blanket of violence that’s covering the country, Oliver Stone’s new movie Snowden, and how Rebecca wasn’t surprised at all to discover the NSA was all up in everybody’s business.

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January 8, 2016

Fantastic Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani finally makes his way to the calming shores of Sklarbro Country! Maz tells us about growing up in Iran, freezing up on the radio in the middle of a round of “The Dozens” early in his stand-up career, and how breaking his ankle while playing soccer helped him really focus on his joke writing. Then, Maz tells us about being on Dr. Drew to talk Making A Murderer during Quick Hits! Later, the Sklars call up Ozzie Guillen to hear his thoughts on Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza being elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.