Egyptian Pundit Kicked Off TV Show After Accusing Host of Being a Jew

For some people, “Jew” is an adjective that defines someone’s ethnic or religious identity. For some other people, “Jew” is a slur. Gamal Saber, who was the campaign manager for a now-disqualified candidate for the Egyptian presidency, recently got booted from the set of a popular chat show. The show’s host is a woman named [Read More...]

Meet the Muslim Jon Stewart

Bassem Youssef is a star in his native Egypt, where he made web videos making fun of now-deposed President Hosni Mubarak‘s government and eventually landed a job hosting a satirical TV show called “El Bernameg” (“The Program”). But “The Jon Stewart of Egypt” isn’t having an easy time now that Mubarak is out of power. [Read More...]