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Bassem at Chatham House London Conference 2016
|Birth name||Bassem Raafat Mohamed Youssef|
|Born||22 March 1974
|Medium||Stand-up, television, books|
|Alma mater||Cairo University|
|Genres||Political/news satire, observational comedy, surreal comedy, black comedy, sarcasm, insult comedy|
|Subject(s)||Mass media/news media/media criticism, American politics, Egyptian culture, current events, religion, pop culture, race relations, racism, human sexuality|
Hala Diab (m. 2010)
Bassem Raafat Mohamed Youssef (Arabic: باسم رأفت محمد يوسفcode: ar is deprecated born 22 March 1974) is an Egyptian comedian, writer, producer, surgeon, doctor, media critic, and television host, who hosted El-Bernameg (The Show), a satirical news program, from 2011 to 2014. The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career. In 2013, he was named as one of the "100 most influential people in the world" by Time magazine. Youssef's current projects are Tickling Giants, The Democracy Handbook, and Revolution For Dummies.
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