Dean Obeidallah

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Dean Obeidallah, Comedian

Bio: Dean, an award-winning comedian who was at one time a practicing attorney, has appeared on “The Axis of Evil” Comedy TV special, which aired in the US on Comedy Central and in the Middle East on Showtime Arabia. He is the co-creator of Comedy Central.com’s critically acclaimed Internet series “The Watch List” featuring a cast of all Middle Eastern-American comedians performing stand up and sketch comedy. Dean has appeared twice on ABC’s “The View,” on the nationally syndicated TV series “Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen” and was one of five comedians profiled in the recent one hour TV Special entitled: “Stand Up: Muslim-American Comics Come of Age” which aired in the US on PBS and internationally on BBC World and Al Jazeera. Dean has appeared on numerous international and national television and radio programs including CNN’s “What The Week,” “American Morning” and “The Situation Room,” CNN Headline News’ “The Joy Behar Show,” PBS’ “Newshour with Jim Lehrer,” ABC’s “Nightline,” HD’s “Dan Rather Reports,” Fox News’ “Geraldo at Large,” Al Jazeera’s “Min Washington,” MBC’s morning show, “Democracy Now with Amy Goodman,” NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and CNN International’s “Inside the Middle East.” In addition, he has been featured in various publications including Time magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times and he frequently writes for The Huffington Post.

GVH Content Link: http://www.globalvoicehall.com/being_muslim_in_america_english

Guest Affiliation: http://deanofcomedy.com
U.S. Presidential Elections Related Link(s) : http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/10/05/muslim-american-comedian