Maz Jobrani

Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American?

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Filmed Jan 2010 at TEDGlobal 2010
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A founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, standup comic Maz Jobrani riffs on the challenges and conflicts of being Iranian-American — "like, part of me thinks I should have a nuclear program; the other part thinks I can't be trusted ..."

Maz Jobrani
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A founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani is now touring with his second solo comedy show, Browner and Friendlier.  Full bio.

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