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WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

Episode 856 - Bassem Youssef / Sam Seder

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
Released on Oct 19, 2017

Bassem Youssef was a surgeon in Egypt who started doing a YouTube show from his house and eventually became the most popular television personality in his country, doing what people called "The Egyptian Daily Show." Bassem talks with Marc about using comedy as a political weapon and what happens when the government pushes back in a life threatening way. Also, Marc's old friend and co-worker Sam Seder stops by to talk about doing political news every day in the current climate. This episode is sponsored by Tracey Ullman's Show on HBO, Squarespace, and ZipRecruiter.