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Dean Obeidallah is a stand-up political comedian and a network political commentator. As a political comedy stand-up, Dean Obeidallah has attracted national media attention for his status as the foremost Palestinian-American in political comedy.
Political comedian Dean Obeidallah is best known for his many television appearances. After serving as a researcher for NBC’s Saturday Night Live for almost a decade, Dean Obeidallah appeared performing political comedy on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live, Comedy Central’s Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, Entertainment Studios’ Comics Unleashed, Comedy Central’s The Watch List, and PBS’ Stand Up: Muslim-American Comics Come of Age among many others.
Dean Obeidallah has been a prominent political commentator on many major cable and network news programs, including ABC’s The View, HLN’s The Joy Behar Show, CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, FOX News’ Geraldo at Large, PBS’ News Hour with Jim Lehrer, ABC’s Nightline, Current TV’s The Young Turks, Al Jazeera’s Min Washington, and NPR’s All Things Considered among very many others.
Dean Obeidallah performs alongside Jewish comedian Scott Blakeman in the live political comedy show Standup for Peace, billed as the two comedian solution to Middle East Peace. Dean Obeidallah and Scott Blakeman perform Standup for Peace as a means of fostering understanding between Arab, Muslim, and Jewish-Americans.
With his incredible versatility, international visibility through his high profile media appearances, and a position as one of the world’s most talented political comedians, Dean Obeidallah is a sure fire bet to entertain at any event.