Ramy review sharp comedy series examines Muslim American life

Comedian Ramy Youssef navigates a life between two different cultures in a sensitive, funny and occasionally ingenious show I dont know what Im doing, man, says Ramy, the alter-ego of 28-year-old comedian Ramy Youssef, to a stony kebab shop owner, also an elder at his north New Jersey mosque. Ramy is confused, recently jobless, stinging from a date with a Muslim woman that he botched by locking her into a chaste, wife-and-mother focused stereotype. He admires his parents immigrants from Egypt and Palestine and their unshakable faith in God; he has sex before marriage and will likely try mushrooms someday. And I believe in God. I really do, man theres too many signs, he reaches for words as the elder …

Roseanne Barr Comes Out As ‘Queer’ & Twitter Isn’t Having It! – Perez Hilton

Roseanne Barr has come out as “queer,” and the Internet has A LOT of opinions about it! On Sunday, the former Roseanne star shared (and deleted) a video on her YouTube channel where she speaks out against the F-word, a pejorative term used mainly to refer to a gay male. Related: Here’s How Valerie Jarrett Feels About Roseanne Barr! The 66-year-old reportedly said in the clip: “The word f** is a really hateful word, isn’t it?… Especially when it’s, like, one gay calling another gay guy that. Hooo, have you ever been in the middle of one of them hate marriages? It’s like, ‘Wait a minute, we’re not supposed to say that word. How come you’re saying that word?’ … But …

Kelly Clarkson Was Mistaken For A Seat-Filler And Handled It Like A Pro

Kelly Clarkson. American Idol” winner attended the 2019 Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday, where an unnamed man mistook her as a seat-filler occupying an empty seat. But instead of being offended by the innocent slight, the 36-year-old “Stronger” singer admitted on Twitter that she found the whole situation pretty funny. She then polished off the tweet with a very awkward GIF of Nathan Fillion looking like he’s struggling to find the right words. Clarkson’s fans loved how she laughed the whole thing off. Here’s hoping Clarkson brings that same spirit to her September.

This ‘witty’ criminal taunted the law on Facebook. The law won.

There are certain people who just suck at social media. The types who get into comment fights and then announce they’re “taking a break” or close and reopen their accounts multiple times a week. Then there are the those who taunt the police on Facebook. The esteemed Chloe Jones made it to the March 27th Greene County Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Office “Top Ten Most Wanted List” and failed to take the honor in stride. #2 Chloe Jones, Wanted For Failure To Appear For Plea Court. Underlying Charges, Simple Assault. Posted by Greene County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Instead, she taunted the authorities with a joke that was actually pretty funny, but probably did her more harm than good. ‌via …

40 Times People Had Awful Taste But Executed Their Ideas Flawlessly

Awful Taste But Great Execution, Bored Panda has collected a list of gaudy, tacky, overdone, and otherwise tasteless things yet done so well, you won’t know whether to love them or hate them. From dog slippers made to look exactly (and I mean exactly) like the client’s pet to a car with a full chrome bodywork, scroll down to check out the amusing pics and upvote your faves! #1 Thought This Might Fit Here “Since most people cannot say much about why they like something, it seems as though good taste is just the ability to identify a shared preference, nothing more,” Dwight Furrow wrote on 3 Quarks Daily. “But looked at from the perspective of artists, musicians, designers, architects, …

Fans thought stand-up’s death ‘part of act’

“He was like his old self, his voice was loud. I was thinking ‘he’s having such a good gig’,” Mr Bird said. Mr Bird said Cognito had even joked about his health during his set, telling the audience: “Imagine if I died in front of you lot here.” It was Mr Bird who first went on-stage to check if his fellow comedian was ok. “Everyone in the crowd, me included, thought he was joking,” he said. “Even when I walked on-stage and touched his arm I was expecting him to say ‘boo’.” ‘Proper comic’ Once it became clear something was wrong, two off-duty A&E nurses and a police officer began chest compressions and an ambulance was called. Audience member John …

Oprah Denounces ‘Unfair’ Press About Meghan Markle & Details New Documentary Partnership – Perez Hilton

We’re SO here for this friendship!! Oprah Winfrey vocalized her opinion today about how Meghan Markle has been “portrayed unfairly” in the media, while also sharing details about a new multi-part documentary series the two are collaborating on with Prince Harry. The 65-year-old spoke with her bestie Gayle King on CBS This Morning about the way Miz Markle has been depicted in the media: “I think she’s being portrayed unfairly. I feel that if people really knew her, they would know that she is not only everything you perceive her as being–graceful and dynamic in holding that position–but that she just has a wonderful warm, giving, funny heart. I see all the crazy press around her, and I think it’s really unfair.” …

How Trump complicates the lives of his Democratic rivals

(CNN)Former Vice President Joe Biden is in and the race is on for the Democratic nomination for president. Now the field of 20 candidates must strategize their way forward in the take-no-prisoners era of President Donald Trump. With the leader of the free world unconstrained by niceties, unabashed in name-calling, and unpredictable on Twitter, how do Democrats respond and avoid a repeat of 2016? As for what Democrats should do now, some things are standard in the primary process. Having worked in communications on the presidential campaigns of the last three Republican winners of the Iowa Caucuses, I have learned a few nonpartisan rules of the road for the early primary states. Keep in mind: Free advice is generally worth …

Fans in a Twitter uproar after Netflix cancels ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

(CNN)“The Santa Clarita Diet,” a romantic comedy starring Drew Barrymore as a flesh-eating zombie, is the latest Netflix series to get the ax. “Raise your prices, then cancel your best original show? Guess whats getting cancelled now? A whole bunch of Netflix subscriptions, that’s what,” Dana Browning wrote. Netflix does not release ratings. The third season scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Boomer, one of the producers, said she and creator Victor Fresco were moved by the response on Twitter. “It means so much to us,” she said. “Our fans are best, coolest, most interesting, and most intelligent people on Earth — also the best looking — and we hate to see them upset. But it’s pretty incredible to be able …

I Imagine What Happens In Harry Potter Universe When No Ones Watching (10 Comics)

Hi, I’m Sarah Dunlavey (Madame Lady). I’m a comic-making lady from Montreal who makes silly strips every week! I started posting daily in 2016 and haven’t stopped since. Creating comics and making people smile is my fuel, I love it. I make a lot of relatable content about my life or just dumb ideas I think are funny! I also find a lot of inspiration in the movies and shows I’m a fan of. I love to parody Game of Thrones, Disney, Harry Potter and many others (but mostly Harry Potter)! I’m working full time as an artist in a game studio but someday I would love to be able to live from my own creations! To see more of …

This Fake Influencers IG Posts Got Her Whole Family Arrested

You know how much we love a good Instagram influencer scandal, so I was thrilled to learn about today’s story. It has everything: alleged money laundering, expensive cars, a fake influencer, and multiple arrests. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Jenny Ambuila. Her story is reminiscent of the Anna Delvey saga, but like, if her entire family was in on it. I’m still trying to put all the pieces of this story together, but let’s go through what we know. Jenny Ambuila is a 26-year-old woman who is originally from Colombia, but she’s now based in Miami. She has two different Instagram accounts, and both have over 10,000 followers. They’re both set to private now, but luckily her Facebook page is still …

30 Of The Funniest Boss Memes

#3 #4 Bosses should be honest with themselves about this their skills and their confidence. If they’re unsure of themselves , faking it is the worst way of going about it. employees will know, and they won’t be willing to look to them for guidance. And the more they try to fool them, the bigger the resentment. #7 #8 Employees recognize when a boss is simply using them to make themselves look better or to further their own professional goals. They will be especially resentful if they are blamed for making their boss look bad. Everybody should have a role,and know that role. To put it simply, it should be about the department or the company as a whole meeting …

The Thai children putting a brave face on the horror of sexual abuse

Young survivors confront the world in their own hand-drawn masks for photographer Marieke van der Velden When photographer Down to Zero to do an awareness-raising project on Thai children who had been victims of commercial sexual exploitation, she was uncertain how to proceed. For obvious reasons, her subjects faces could not be shown. At home in Amsterdam, she wondered: might the children draw masks? She had a go at drawing her own face (completely impossible) and took a snap of her husband, posed behind her mask. This made her smile. She decided the young people could choose to draw themselves or someone else a person they would like to be. They were enthusiastic, she says: it must have been a …

We Create Comics With Twisted Endings (3 New Stories)

Working closely with someone to create a work of art is always a challenge, but it helps that we’ve been friends for much longer than we’ve been co-creators. There are always differences of opinion but when there are, we talk through them to see the other person’s perspective. When choosing a story, we’ll always pick one we’re both passionate about. That is how we continue to be excited about every new story. Below are our latest works. The three of them (like a lot of our stories) are fairy tales in a way: a jazz singer that makes it rain when she sings, a mysterious tattoo artist that will give you a tattoo that’ll change your life, and an old …

Funny local headlines turned into art

‘Sunburnt pig’ The 30-year-old graphic designer’s collection of amusing and sometimes baffling headlines grew since she moved back to Norwich a year ago. She said she “found comfort and joy in the local headlines and Norfolk humour”. The works on display include a cartoon of a distraught man, hungry for a tasty baked potato, asking: “Why has Spud-U-Like in Great Yarmouth shut?“ An incredibly detailed drawing depicts crowds gathering around a pig in a bikini, illustrating the headline “Sunburnt pig called Delilah wandered loose on Prince of Wales Road“. While an accusation about a home being turned into a Japanese restaurant also features. Image caption One headline from a neighbouring county states: “Nobody knows why one of Suffolk’s busiest bridges …

8 Times Maisie Williams Made Us Laugh

Instagram followers). And a part of her charm is unpredictability, the spontaneous decisions to immerse herself into the moment, experiencing it to the fullest. Here are some of the most memorable times Maisie made everyone laugh! That made it to the internet, at least. After Game of Thrones fans started freaking out over Arya’s infamous scene, Maisie shared her take on it as well Image credits: Entertainment Weekly she initially thought the scene was a joke because showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have sent actors bogus scripts before to pull their legs. “At first, I thought it was a prank,” she said. “I was like, ‘Yo, good one.’ And [the showrunners were] like, ‘No, we haven’t done that this year.’ Oh f***!” …