The Immigrant Section

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
JUNE 21, 2022

Lessons From the Libyan Revolution

AJ and I chat about prayer marks and hardcore Muslims, how the Libyan revolution changed his perspective, trying to co-exist with the old-school immigrant mentality, the hustle of independent filmmaking, Gaddafi's Green Book, and Uganda's supposed discovery of 31 million tons of gold.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
JUNE 14, 2022

Trinidadians Are Mad Superstitious

Abbas is joined by Comedian/Actor, Brandon Ash-Mohammed, and they chat about his unique name, doing 23andMe as black dudes, going to ADHD camp, being head writer on Canada's Drag Race, why no one knows the Canadian Screen Awards, going to a wild Muslim funeral, his superstitious Trinidadian family, and how immigrants love Dettol antiseptic.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
JUNE 7, 2022

Amber Heard is Crazier Than Tom Cruise

Abbas is joined by Comedian/Podcaster, Amish Patel, and they chat about the recent podcast expo, Amber Heard's guilty verdict, the gangster claiming he killed Sidhu Moose Wala, Mike Tyson's prison stories, the craziness of Tom Cruise, how artificial diversity feels in films now, and why the new Top Gun is great military propaganda.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
may 31, 2022

Rapper Sidhu Moose Wala Gunned Down

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Hassan Chaudhry, and they chat about wedding gig hustles, bombing in front of people you admire, rapper Sidhu Moose Wala getting killed, coming back from the podcast expo and why Orlando sucks, and the nightmare of getting towed.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
may 24, 2022

Are Italians White? (Pt.2)

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Jordan Policicchio, and they chat about the questionable whiteness of Italians, realizations as an actor, just how crazy Tom Cruise is, a stripper with wild stories, ethnic parents resisting integration, being raised on perfectionism, and losing your virginity in a cold Italian basement.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
may 17, 2022

Mohammed Goes To Mecca

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Moe Ismail, and they chat about getting back from the road, performing Umrah and the vibes in Mecca and Medina, how Winnipeg is the worst city, doing a horror gig for an old man's birthday, performing for an all-women sales team, and the new Kendrick Lamar album.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
may 10, 2022

Why You Should Relax at Work

Abbas is joined by Engineer, Alan A, and they chat about working at Amazon, trying to please the algorithm, Naval Ravikant's almanack, books that change your life, how cars are engineered specifically for Americans, and why a gung-ho attitude is a mistake in the workplace.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
may 03, 2022

Asian Parents Cause Emotional Damage

Abbas is joined by Musical Artist, Shahvar, and they chat about what got him into music, immigrating to Canada from Iran, the Persian hip-hop community, the most underrated and overrated rappers right now, Jay-Z vs. Kanye vs. Drake's career blueprints, and things about Iranians you didn't know.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
April 26, 2022

The Best Blueprints in Rap

Abbas is joined by Musical Artist, Shahvar, and they chat about what got him into music, immigrating to Canada from Iran, the Persian hip-hop community, the most underrated and overrated rappers right now, Jay-Z vs. Kanye vs. Drake's career blueprints, and things about Iranians you didn't know.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
April 19, 2022

Catholic Schools Go HARD

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Nicolas Bueno, and they chat about how Toronto got its large Portuguese community, the appeal of pet racoons, trying to live in Mexico and failing, cool priests, the backstory of Good Friday, the best and worst parts of Catholicism, and weird cultural traits of Brazilians and the Portuguese.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
April 12, 2022

Representing Egypt on The Voice

Abbas is joined by Musician/Actress (seen on MBC The Voice), Malayka, and they chat about Egyptian singer Amr Diab, what you learn from a music degree, how quarantine killed creativity, Drake figuring out the song equation, performing on Season 5 of MBC The Voice, trying to fit in as a new immigrant, Canada not recognizing foreign degrees, and something Egyptian's are really good at.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
April 5, 2022

No One Likes 3D Movies

Abbas is joined by Filmmakers/Podcasters, Mark Corless & Conrad Osei, and they chat about their new podcast Movies We Watched, how 3D movies are pointless, Burger King refusing to shutdown Russian locations, tricks directors like to use, why standup comedy is jazz, Mel Gibson re-entering Hollywood, and Jeff Bezos going back to space.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
March 29, 2022

How TikTok Took Over

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Andrew Packer, and they chat about learning useful things at jobs you hate, building comedy tours, comedian Neema Naz getting played on the Flagrant 2 podcast, Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (MXC), how addictive TikTok is, and the story of getting stuck in the Philippines for 7 months.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
March 22, 2022

Confessions of a Black Comedian

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Black Zeus, and they chat about mid 2000's style, old shitty malls with a rug and shoe store, seeing comedians level up, how legalization ruined weed rooms, the problem with dating white women, first majorly racist life moments, the audition that spoiled acting for Zeus, and the rules of comedy.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
March 15, 2022

Costa Rica Has No Culture

Abbas is joined by Comedian, Raphael Loucadellis, and they chat about why Costa Rica sucks, how MDMA hits in your 30s, visiting Nicaragua, people who live on volcanoes, getting knocked out at Shoppers Drug Mart, Australian bar rules, and things Greeks do and their beef with the Turks.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 138
March 8, 2022

Putin’s War on Ukraine

Abbas Wahab is joined by Comedian, Faraz Niafattah, and they chat about Russia invading Ukraine, the blatant corruption in that area, unimpressive cyber warfare, the positives of the pandemic, wars fought with drones, the crazy Ontario housing market, the death of employee loyalty, and how movies are getting too long.

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