TED Talks: Maz Jobrani on being an Iranian-American

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Maz Jobrani is an Iranian-American stand-up comic, part of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour. His work is about the absurdities and contradictions of being born in a country widely regarded as evil, while living as an American citizen. He’s funny, astute, and you should watch this because he blows away all the stereotypes.

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