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Kerning Cultures

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Stories from the Middle East and North Africa, and the spaces in between. Kerning Cultures is produced by Kerning Cultures Network. Support this podcast on for as little as $2 a month. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


Mo Amer: Stand-Up Comedian and Actor

We’re thrilled to share another podcast from Kerning Cultures Network with you: al empire.

al empire returns for Season 3 with more stories of exceptional Arabs from around the world and their journey to the top, from comedians and entrepreneurs to musicians and media mavericks. This season of al empire, we’re also releasing the full uncut video episodes online.

In this episode, we sit down with Palestinian-American stand-up comedian and actor Mo Amer.

Mo always knew he wanted to be a comedian, and he has turned that life-long passion into an incredible career in stand-up, TV, film, and many other mediums. The star of Mo, Ramy, DC’s Black Adam, and many Netflix specials like The Vagabond sits down with Dana Ballout to kick off Season 3 of al empire. They discuss his early years as a Palestinian refugee in Houston, TX, touring comedy clubs in post-9/11 America, and how he hopes to “influence the culture” with his art.

This episode is hosted by Dana Ballout. Produced by Finbar Anderson and Alex Atack with additional support from Ahmed Ashour. Edited by Alex Atack and Ahmed Ashour. Research and fact checking by Deena Sabry. Sound design by Monzer El-Hachem. 

Special thanks to Majd Bani Odeh, and Quincy at Sacred Stone Media in Houston, Texas.

Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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