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The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart

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"The Daily Show Podcast Without Jon Stewart" takes you behind-the-scenes with the writers, producers, and correspondents who make the show. Everyone but Jon, really. New episodes every other week.

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Episode 12: Bassem Youssef: Egypt's Jon Stewart

February 20th, 2015

Episode 12 of 20 episodes

Bassem Youssef joins executive producer Steve Bodow and senior producer Sara Taksler for a conversation about howThe Daily Showinspired Bassem to createAl-Bernameg, his massively popular (and now banned) Egyptian news satire program. Sara discusses her soon-to-be-released documentary,Tickling Giants, which chronicles how Bassem and his staff risked their safety every day to tell jokes.

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