The Immigrant Section

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

Randomly Selected Twice

Abbas Wahab is joined by comedian, Jesse Singh, and they chat about airport screenings, how different provinces are handling the spike, China's curfew, the SunWing party plane video, getting a Zoom degree, the comedy scene after lockdowns, and doing a Corporate gig for KFC executives.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 137
January 3, 2022

You Get What You Pay For

Abbas Wahab is joined by fellow comedian/engineer, Hassan Chaudhry, and they chat about Ontario’s newest lockdown, being an open-micer with a nice car, embarrassing immigrant moves, offending some religious youth, and the difference between Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities.

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December 21, 2021

Jamaicans Will Name Their Daughter Princess

This week Actor/DJ Jayson Alexander joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about Seinfeld and Michael Richard's racist rant, the classic 2pac versus Biggie debate, Kardinal Offishall hijacking Dave Chappelle's show, his first time back home in Jamaica, crazy Jamaican dances, performing on Zoom, and how DJing is a numbers game.

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December 14, 2021

Lessons From a 10 Gram Mushroom Trip

This week Comedian Nitish Sakhuja joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about booking TV acting gigs, society protecting fat people, getting a deal on old luxury cars, a 10 gram mushroom experience, being told not to do Indian material, bombing streaks, nightmare corporate gigs, performing in Sudan, and being done with masks.

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December 07, 2021

University is India‘s Olympics

This week Comedian Ashwyn Singh joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about going to the University of Waterloo, doing internships in California, the crazy academic competition in India, developing a new accent, juggling engineering and comedy, first impressions of Canada, trying to ask out a bartender as a fob, his dad bribing cops back home, and the wild wealth disparity in India.

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November 30, 2021

Everyone Should Get Knocked Out Once

This week Comedian Moe Ismail joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about never being good at school, going on tour in Alberta, our last fist fights, experiencing a knockout, how Arab moms love problems, cutting out toxic people from your life, going to an all-white wedding, and running into wolves on a mountain hike.

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Everyone Should Get Knocked Out Once
November 23, 2021

Jamaican Djibouti‘s Look Sudani

This week Comedian Hassan Phills joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about opening up for Hasan Minhaj, playing professional basketball before comedy, chilling in Sudan for 3 months during the pandemic, coaching suburban versus inner-city kids, getting his shoes robbed in Djibouti, and his mom watching too many Egyptian soap operas.

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Jamaican Djibouti‘s Look Sudani Ft. Hassan Phills - 132
November 16, 2021

The Mona Lisa is Overrated

This week Artist/Designer Joshua Dacucos joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about Filipino karaoke talent, ethnic kid lunchroom problems, being the only Asian at school, immigrant parents seeing your billboard, lying about getting beat, and things only Filipinos do.

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The Mona Lisa is Overrated | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 130
November 09, 2021

The Mona Lisa is Overrated

This week Comedian Faraz Niafattah joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about not showering as kids, being a personal assistant on film sets, the internet hating Will Smith, Alec Baldwin's shooting, pros/cons of Paris, the hustle of African merchants, travelling around South East Asia, and the problem with drunk Australians.

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The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 129
November 02, 2021

Nothing More African Than a Military Coup

This week Comedian/Filmmaker Conrad Osei-Bonsu joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about Sudan's latest military coup, China's social credit system, Qatar's World Cup construction death toll, the US senator that sued God, and things you only see in Nigeria.

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Nothing More African Than a Military Coup | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 129
october 26, 2021

Bald Guys Love The Rock

This week Comedian Hassan Chaudhry joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about coping with baldness, praying with your dad, suing after accidents, why you should always get an ambulance, the car-flipping hustle, and bombing hard at ethnic events.

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Bald Guys Love The Rock | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 128
october 19, 2021

Immigrants Love The Gig Economy

This week Comedian/Actor Edworld Kim joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about getting permanent residence in Canada, Korean-owned black beauty stores, background acting, the brown dude in Squid Game, having to play racial stereotypes, and the unknown benefits of driving Uber.

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Immigrants Love The Gig Economy | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 127
october 12, 2021

Everyone Will Eventually Look Filipino

This week Comedian/Podcaster Norm Alconcel joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about Wu-Tang members people forget, how different races have unique sex noises, dealing with 72 virgins, rooting for your favorite pornstar's career, why Bruce Lee was so dope, the transgender community in the Philippines, Dave Chappelle's new special controversy, and how showcasing minorities is now profitable.

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Everyone Will Eventually Look Filipino | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 126
october 5, 2021

India Grows On You with Age

This week Comedian/DJ Himansu Patel joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about going to India at 12 versus in his 30s, how his village evolved, being a DJ since the age of 11, how Indians remember Gandhi, running into Russell Peters, working for the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, how he got into stand-up, and things you only see in India.

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Canadian Artists Are Made in America | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 124
september 28, 2021

Canadian Artists Are Made in America

This week Comedians Jordan Policicchio and Max Sheldrick join Abbas Wahab and they chat about gate keepers in comedy, CBC's new roast battle show, moving to the states to level-up, quality vs. quantity in content, unvaccinated people getting rejected at venues, and the weird direction the pandemic is taking.

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Don‘t Bet Money, But Here‘s How Ft. Tamara Shevon - 123
september 21, 2021

Don‘t Bet Money, But Here‘s How

This week Comedian Tamara Shevon joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about what it takes to excel in sales, being a sports journalist, best and worst ways to bet football, how Vegas odds are rigged, Norm Macdonald's death, drugs & alcohol in the comedy scene, living in China, Eastern European rivalries, and how shitty Drake's music is getting.

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