NACA SHOWCASING ARTIST - MID-ATLANTIC SPECIAL EVENT ALTERNATE 2015
Dean Obeidallah is a former lawyer turned comedian, writer, and lecturer. He’s the host of SiriusXM radio’s new weekly program “The Dean Obeidallah Show,” which is the first national radio show to look at issues of the week from the Muslim American point of view.
Dean co-directed the comedy documentary, “The Muslims Are Coming!”, that uses comedy to counter anti-Muslim bigotry and features celebrities like The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart. He has appeared on numerous TV shows including Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show and Axis of Evil special, ABC’s The View, and frequently on CNN and MSNBC.
Dean is also columnist for The Daily Beast and writes frequently for CNN.com Opinion. He has spoken at colleges across the United States and has performed, as well as taught, stand-up comedy across the Middle East, from Egypt to Saudi Arabia.