• Muslim-American comedian sues neo-Nazi site for over $1 million

    SiriusXM host and Muslim-American comedian Dean Obeidallah is close to winning his libel lawsuit against neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer and its founder, Andrew Anglin…but mostly because the neo-Nazi didn’t show up last year. Obeidallah has yet to see any money from the suit. Last week, his attorneys applied for a default judgment in an Ohio federal court for $250,000 in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages from the

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    ISIS ridiculed by Middle Eastern sketch comedy…are these the bravest comedians ever? (Videos)

    When you think of some of the best line-crossing, politically incorrect comedians in America, your mind likely travels to the likes of Bill Burr, Doug Stanhope or Jim Norton. And while they continuously push boundaries at the peril of losing an audience, I’d submit that their lives are rarely in danger because of their comedy. But there’s a group of Middle Eastern comedians whose lives are very much in danger—and

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: links about funny shit

    It’s been a few days since I busted out some comedy links. So, here’s a list of some that deserve some attention. Start clicking away, you click-indicted clickers. Ving Rhames has been cast in a Comedy Central pilot, wherein he plays a former special ops agent. The show is called Black Jack; and Rhames’ character is named Black Jack. Get it? Ving Rhames is totally black, you guys. [Deadline] [caption

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    The 5th Annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival: Comedy with a Purpose

    By Daniel Petrino With its largest roster yet and a week’s worth of killer shows scheduled, this formerly one-time-only event has turned into one of the most anticipated yearly comedy showcases. PunchlineMagazine.com talks to festival co-founder and comedian Dean Obeidallah. With the 5th Annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival set for Jan. 18-23, PunchlineMagazine.com had the chance to chat with comedian and co-founder of the festival, Dean Obeidallah (comedian Maysoon

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