Mo Amer on Fleeing Kuwait at 9 Years Old, Selling a Racist Guy a Flag & Netflix Comedy Special

Published on April 26, 2022

Mo talks about his friendship with Jon Stewart, his family fleeing Kuwait and moving to Texas when he was a 9-year-old, getting into standup comedy, observing Ramadan, working at a flag store, his two Netflix specials, and his Houston hometown pride.

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  • Chihaya 2 years ago

    Did not know a tradition of seppuku existed in the middle east. The more you know

  • Necrophiliac in_lace 2 years ago

    This is the first time I’ve heard of Mo Amer, but I’m definitely gonna check out Mo when it drops

  • New Message 2 years ago

    “Historical flags” * wince *

    .. yeah, we all know the one he means.

  • Roddy Rod 2 years ago

    Love this guy!

  • chris 2 years ago

    Hello again, Jimmy. Great guest, great interview.

  • Hanad Maow 2 years ago

    As a Somali-Muslim I can see hes bit nervous because of the racial prejudice hot seat put on middle- easterns and Arabs. Hope he succeeds in life.

  • Azadeh Sa 2 years ago

    Yeah islam is a very generous religion unless if you eat or drink or smoke in public during Ramadan you get lashed!
    And please don’t try to correct me, I’m muslim born and have lived in a Muslim country my whole life, so i know what I’m talking about!

  • Vanghost 2 years ago

    Funny he doesn’t mention Houston is one of the main locations for child trafficking. So yeah, some stars are from there.. who cares. How about using platform to get something horrible, eradicated

  • Arrisala Striker 2 years ago


  • Christopher Allen 2 years ago

    Amurica needs more immigrants

  • Daniel Sanchez 2 years ago

    CA top food

  • Stephen Chen 2 years ago

    I saw this guy at the Irvine Comedy Club a few years ago. He’s hilarious.


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