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Being an immigrant is like wearing an away jersey at every home game. A weekly show where guests join Abbas Wahab, Sudanese-Canadian comedian, to share their foreign take through stories, tips, and talk of anything and everything. Whether you're an immigrant, raised by one, or just enjoy watching cultures collide, this is the podcast for you.

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Being an immigrant is like wearing an away jersey at every home game. A weekly show where guests join Abbas Wahab, Sudanese-Canadian comedian, to share their foreign take through stories, tips, and talk of anything and everything. Whether you're an immigrant, raised by one, or just enjoy watching cultures collide, this is the podcast for you.

    72 – The Zoom Killers w/ Joe Botelho

    72 – The Zoom Killers w/ Joe Botelho

    Joe Botelho, Stand-Up Comic/Roofer/Podcaster (checkout his podcast Go Home Joe ), came by the studio and we chat about breast milk (3:33), differences between musicians and comedians (20:50), Andrew Schulz (28:20), bombing recently on stage (37:45), starting stand-up on Zoom shows (56:40), and getting banned from venues (1:11:00).

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    https://www.instagram.com/theangryskeptic/

    https://spoti.fi/32MDFO6

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    71 – Filipino Talent w/ Big Norm

    71 – Filipino Talent w/ Big Norm

    Big Norm, Stand-Up Comic/Chef/Podcaster (checkout his podcast Extra Gravy) , came by the studio and we chat about Filipino culture and talent (2:00), his early comedy days and being told NOT to sing (14:00), AUDIO GETS FIXED AT (20:04), Manny Pacquiao (29:00), stories from the Naval reserves (52:05), working as Machel Montano’s chef in Trinidad (01:00:30), and the story of getting trapped in Taiwan for 7 months (01:15:00).

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    • 1 hr 54 min
    70 – High Paid Slavery w/ Bret Measor

    70 – High Paid Slavery w/ Bret Measor

    Bret Measor, Stand-Up Comic/Retired Game Designer, came by the studio and we chat about Filipino-level talent(3:21) , retiring from game design (10:20) , becoming the hike guy, our corporate pet peeves (17:20), chasing money (40:56), types of coffee-drinkers in an office (49:52), and the movie Tenet (1:19:29).

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    69 – Arab Living Room w/ AJ Bate

    69 – Arab Living Room w/ AJ Bate

    AJ Bate, Stand-up Comedian/Engineer/Filmmaker and host of the In Search of Zen Podcast, came by the studio and we chat about the pressure of impressing guests in Arab culture, trying to silence that need for acceptance, doing stand-up in Africa, the occupational hazards of comedy, people who are fake-passionate, the wonders of YouTube tutorials, and bullying yourself.

     

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    https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/in-search-of-zen/id1493938842

     

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    • 1 hr 22 min
    68 – That Funny Pharmacist w/ Ola Labib

    68 – That Funny Pharmacist w/ Ola Labib

    Ola Labib, Stand-up Comedian/Clinical Pharmacist, zooms in and we chat about how she got into stand-up while working as a pharmacist, comedy gong shows, Sudanese immigrants in Canada versus the UK, the best part of visiting Sudan, catching COVID and what that was like, and the reason why pharmacists take so long to fill prescriptions.

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    67 – Korean Aladdin w/ Falafel Kimchi

    67 – Korean Aladdin w/ Falafel Kimchi

    Falafel Kimchi, Content Creator/Old Friend, comes by the studio and we chat about growing up together in London, the funny thing about being 5’11, going to Mauritania to learn Arabic, people’s reaction to a Korean speaking Arabic, the new slang, how the entertainment industry has evolved, our TikTok pet peeves, and the pros/cons of getting recognized.

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    • 1 hr 22 min

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