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Season 24 Episode 08.01.10

Jamil Abu-Wardeh: The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour

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Jamil Abu-Wardeh jump-started the comedy scene in the Arab world by founding the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which brings standup comedians to laughing audiences all over the Middle East. He's found that, by avoiding the "three B's" (blue material, beliefs and "bolitics"), the Axis of Evil comics find plenty of cross-border laughs.moreless

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