Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring
- 304 pages
- Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring
- Bassem Youssef
- 11 March 2016 Bassem Youssef
[PDF / Epub] ✍ Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring ☁ Bassem Youssef – Thomashillier.co.uk “Hilarious and Heartbreaking Comedy shouldn’t take courage but it made an exception for Bassem” Jon StewartSemi Finalist in the Humor category in the Goodreads Choice AwardsThe Jon Stewart of t “Hilarious and Heartbreaking Comedy shouldn’t take Dummies: Laughing Epub á courage but it made an exception for Bassem” Jon StewartSemi Finalist in the Humor category in the Goodreads Choice AwardsThe Jon Stewart of the Arabic World—the creator of The Program the most popular television show in Egypt’s history—chronicles his transformation from heart surgeon to political satirist and offers crucial insight into the Arab Spring the Egyptian Revolution and the turmoil roiling the modern Middle East all of Revolution for PDF/EPUB ² which inspired the documentary about his life Tickling GiantsBassem Youssef’s incendiary satirical news program Al Bernameg The Program chronicled the events of the Egyptian Revolution the fall of President Hosni Mubarak and the rise of Mubarak’s successor Mohamed Morsi Youssef not only captured his nation’s dissent but stamped it with his own brand of humorous political criticism in which the Egyptian government became the prime laughing stockSo potent were Youssef’s skits jokes and commentary the authoritarian government accused him of insulting the Egyptian presidency and Islam After a six hour long police interrogation Youssef was released While his case was eventually dismissed his television show was terminated and Youssef fearful for his safety fled his homelandIn Revolution for Dummies Youssef recounts his life and offers hysterical riffs on the hypocrisy instability and corruption that has long animated Egyptian politics From the attempted cover up of for Dummies: Laughing Through the PDF/EPUB or the violent clashes in Tahrir Suare to the government’s announcement that it had created the world’s first AIDS cure machine to the conviction of officials that Youssef was a CIA operative—recruited by Jon Stewart—to bring down the country through sarcasm There’s much —and it’s all insanely trueInterweaving the dramatic and inspiring stories of the development of his popular television show and his rise as the most contentious funny man in Egypt Youssef’s humorous fast paced takes on dictatorship revolution and the unforeseeable destiny of democracy in the Modern Middle East offers much needed hope and than a few healing laughs A documentary about his life Tickling Giants debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in and is now scheduled for major release.