Gilligan didn’t have to deal with “the DMV for Boats” By Ray Hanania I always wanted captain a boat. I never lived near a lake, but I watched enough “Gilligan’s Island” and “Love Boat” as a kid to know it… Read More ›
Columns that use humor, comedy and satire to make a point or address an issue.
Muslim Arif Choudhury, Jewish writer Aaron Freeman and Christian Palestinian Ray Hanania rocked the Casbash at a comedy show on Saturday night at an interfaith gathering that filled the gymnasium at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield. The show included… Read More ›
Hanania to perform his Arab-Jewish Standup Comedy for Diversity Conference in Chicago Dec. 6 Hanania joins keynote speaker and Comedy Central performer Keegan Michael Key, Hollywood actor and filmmaker Sayed Badreya, Middle East expert Professor John Woods, Second City Improv… Read More ›
Chicago Needs A ‘Sharknado’ Sequel: and what about Weiner? By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday, August 02, 2013 The big topic in entertainment last week was the broadcast premier on the SyFy Channel of a cheap C-Movie called “Sharknado,”… Read More ›
Ramping Up to the Corporate Rat Race: The Corporate World for Dummies By Ray Hanania Introduction: The Corporate World (CW) is a foreign country for many, not only for those who are outside of the business world, but also for those… Read More ›
Video: Backstage at the Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour 2008 at the grand re-opening of Spertus College in Chicago with 450 screaming “Heebs and Ayrabs” … and not screaming at each other, either.
Ray Hanania’s Standup Comedy Sampler (Video) A Palestinian-Jewish Marriage 2008 Ray Hanania Arab-Israeli-Jewish Comedy Show 2008 from Ray Hanania on Vimeo.
Coca Cola has a new Super Bowl commercial that portrays Arabs in a racial stereotype, dragging a camel across a desert, in competition with a biker gang, gaggle of cow boys and a bus load of Las Vegas hookers. If we’re going to use stereotypes for anything, how about to use them to stop the sae of cancer-causing sodas like Coca Cola? Or is that not a stereotype enough?