EP 122 – Baba Ali

Baba Ali

Baba Ali is a comedian, games developer, businessman, actor and founder of HalfOurDeen.com. He is the first Muslim YouTuber (back in 2006) and his youtube channel currently has over 75,000 subscribers with over 16 million views. Most recently, Ali has stepped into the wonderful world of podcasting. He has his own podcast called, “The Baba Ali Show” and…

EP 120 – Gilad Atzmon On Netanyahu’s Speech

Gilad Atzmon

Gilad Atzmon is an Israeli-born British jazz saxophonist, novelist, political activist and writer. Atzmon joins us this episode to share his thoughts on Netanyahu’s speech to Congress last week. Gilad Atzmon can be reached via his website. Follow him on @GiladAtzmon Topics & Links Mentioned in this Episode Include: Reverse the Concert Cancellation of the Gilad Atzmon & The…

EP 119 – Hisham Fageeh, creator of “No Woman, No Drive”

Hisham Fageeh creator of No Woman, No Drive

Hisham Fageeh, creator of “No Woman, No Drive” joins me this episode to talk about his background and how he got into comedy. You can follow Hisham Fageeh on Twitter via @hishamfageeh and Instagram Topics Mentioned In This Episode: No Woman, No Drive (Youtube Video) Alaa Wardi (Twitter) Bonnaroo Telfaz 11 (Youtube) About Hisham Fageeh Hisham Fageeh was…

EP 117 – 5 Ways To Protect Your Teen From Joining ISIS

ISIS Flag

Terrorist groups like ISIS uses social media like Twitter to recruit young impressionable minds. They rely on teens who have a “restrictive” household and offer them lies like “freedom, excitement, purpose and belonging.” Teens tend to fall for these lies because their prefrontal cortex is not fully developed. They cannot fully and intelligently judge anything…

EP 116 – Andreas Antonopoulos Talks Bitcoin

Andreas Antonopoulos

Technologist and Serial Entrepreneur Andreas Antonopoulos joins me this episode to clarify bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. You can follow Andreas Antonopoulos on Twitter via @aantonop and reach out to him via his website here. Topics & Links Mentioned In This Episode: What is Bitcoin? Blockchain.info Bitcoin White Paper (by Satoshi Nakamoto) Airbits (Bitcoin Wallet) Breadwallet (Bitcoint Wallet) Bitcoin Average Bitcoin…

EP 115 – FGM (Female Genital Mutilation)

Imam Afroz Ali on FGM

Today’s episode is all about clarifying the misconception that FGM (female genital mutilation) is practiced in Islam. I recently heard a podcast where a “former Muslim” mentioned that FGM is “mandatory under the Shafi’i madhab.” Of course, being Muslim, I was shocked. How can my religion allow such gross acts? How can my religion promote and make…

EP 112 – Professor Nebil Husayn On What Is Faith

Nebil Husayn

This episode I am joined by Princeton Academic Nebil Husayn. He sheds light on numerous questions related to faith vs. spirituality. What is faith? What is the difference between “having faith” and “being spiritual”? Can someone be “spiritual” without having to be “religious”? Husayn answers these questions and more. You can find more about Husayn’s area…