The Immigrant Section

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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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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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How To Avoid The Job Trap | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 122
september 14, 2021

How To Avoid The Job Trap

This week TikToker/Podcaster Jesse Jaurji joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about being bombarded with COVID stats, pursuing sports media, the Joe Rogan podcast before and after Spotify, how his orphaned dad emigrated from Iraq, spending habits when you hate your job, and the pseudo-reality of TikTok fame.

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Indian Cop Breaks The Game Down | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 121
september 07, 2021

Indian Cop Breaks The Game Down

Abbas Wahab is joined by Police Constable Mir Lodhi, and they chat about what got him into law enforcement, the pros/cons of body cams, discrimination in the force around 9/11, how break and enters usually happen, getting racist 911 calls, bribe attempts, what happens to drug raid money, and how cops usually get fired.

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Sudani People Never Stop Hustling | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 120
august 31, 2021

Sudani People Never Stop Hustling

This week Designer/Producer Basil Khairy joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about how much immigrants love the Mandarin buffet, when artists cannibalize themselves, having FOMO for NFTs, how marketing became more important than quality, the drug & alcohol underworld in Sudan, how Sudani people get to the 1st world, and why they'll probably have another dictator soon.

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Christians Have More Fun Than Muslims | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab
august 24, 2021

Christians Have More Fun Than Muslims

This week Comedian/Musician Gabe Koury joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about how the music and comedy crowds differ, Pentecostal vs. Muslim upbringings, being half Italian and half Lebanese, super-religious stubborn people, the Andrew Cuomo video, a Starbucks hookup story, and things you only see in Italy.

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Wolf of The 6 | The Immigrant Section with Abbas Wahab - 118
august 17, 2021

Wolf of The 6

This week Comedian Bret Measor joins Abbas Wahab and they chat about the podcast evolution, dating tall women, a funny drunk encounter, copyright theft, the residential school body count, racism in remote areas, and why it's the best time to be alive.

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