SPOTLIGHT: ATHEER YACOUB
Atheer Yacoub is a New York based comedian and writer, whose comedy is inspired by her Palestinian-Muslim upbringing in Alabama. Atheer recently taped a half-hour special for Comedy Central Arabia and has been on AXSTV’s Gotham Comedy Live. Atheer was also a writer for The Breakdown and Passport control, which have aired on BRIC TV. Atheer co-hosts The No Fly List podcast which features funny conversations with other comedians, artists, and interesting people of color. She has been featured in numerous festivals and tours domestically and internationally.