The one where Zahra learns to do handstands and Taz designs lungis with Scottish Muslim tartans.
Taz and Zahra are coming together after a busy hot girl summer!
Zahra is a Pop Culture Collaborative Senior Fellow and her report on comedy is finally out! Read it here: FUNNY IS FUNNY: Development Models for Diverse Voices in Stand-Up Comedy.
Why the world is Dakota Fanning playing a Muslim Somalian Adoptee in Sweetness of the Belly?
Modi came to Texas and Trump opened for him and we say #AdiosModi. The Intercept has a great summary so you can catch up.
Betsy DeVos is saying that Duke University portrays Islam too positively, which is just islamophobic blackmail of federal funds.
Why in the world did Justin Trudeau do brown face?
Hasan Minhaj gave a really solid and funny Congressional testimony on student debt because he is our every man expert on every issue now.
Big ups to Jameela Jamil and Riz Ahmed for cancelling on the Gates Foundation Awards Gala because they were giving an award to Modi. Now, what’s wrong with the Gates Foundation?
The one where Zahra admires a famous rotator cuff and Taz goes friendship shopping at Target.
You really shouldn’t embarrass yourself by admitting to people you haven’t heard the latest #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast yet. Here’s some links to help you along. #ThanksGirls
Fawzia Mirza wants to know, “Muslim women - I’m developing a show about us. What would you like to see?????”
Support the Muslim Futurism project by Mipsterz called Alhamdu!
Amnesty International issued a travel warning to the US because of all the mass shootings, and we don’t blame them.
Taz issued a fatwa against taking the mic away from young brown women - in this case when Priyanka Chopra took it away Ayesha Malik. You embarrassed yourself, Priyanka.
We both can’t wait for the “Once Upon an Eid” book to come out!
The one where Taz celebrates her birthday and Zahra learns how to pee outside.
The one where Taz plays passive-aggressive auntie games and Zahra is away working on her show On Behalf of All Muslims. Featuring special guest Randa Jarrar.
The one where Taz refuses to answer a question and Zahra reveals her crush on cartoon Jafar.
The one where Taz and Zahra list role models at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.
The one where Taz capitalizes on Khichuri and Zahra tires of Russian dolls.
The one where Taz and Zahra time travel.
The one where Taz wants to become the next Supreme brand and Zahra becomes Spider-Woman.
The one where Zahra finds holiday solace with Oscar the Grouch and Taz learns where to buy all the different immigrant chocolates.
The one where Zahra visits her cousin and Taz visits New Orleans.
The one where Zahra heists a remote as Scrooge McDuck and Taz plans to hide a billion-dollar fortune from her dad.
Taz and Zahra are finally back together in person in this episode - and it is live from the de Young Museum in San Francisco. We were a part of supporting the current exhibit - Contemporary Muslim Fashion. It was gorgeous and we were so proud to have been able to been included in such a celebration.
This Halloween, be sure not to costume your dress politically in-correct.
You too can “feel like I just took a vacation on Planet Handsome Charming Modern Muslim, which is located in the Everything Is Going To Be Okay Galaxy” with this vid of Hasan and Tan being fashionable.
#HijabiHeroes at New York Comic Con is something you have to see.
You must check out the series and the book by Samin Nosrat - Salt Fat Acid Heat.
Maytha Alhassan released a fantastic report on the relationship between Hollywood and the exotification/terrorization of Muslims in the media.
It is a dark time here in the crevices of the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim bunkers. Lucky for us and for you, we have an awesome giveaway to shine some light. In honor of the She The People summit, we want to hear what woman would you give a #GoodMuslimAward to? Let us know! Use the hashtag #GoodMuslimBadMuslim and let us know in a tweet or instagram who you would give a #GoodMuslimAward to!
Our three favorite submissions will get a prize from Safwat Saleem’s project Art for Dark Times. This project is a response to a world that has grown especially dark lately. Safwat made this series of glow-in-the-dark posters, enamel pins and stickers to serve as daily reminders, for anyone who could use such a reminder, that we’re not alone in facing this darkness.
So get to it - tweet & instagram us to let us know who your Good Muslim Awardee would be! You have until October 31, 2018!
The one where Taz goes to She the People.
Taz had an awesome time at the She the People summit hosted by Aimee Allison and was so excited to share her day with y’all in the last episode - especially given the dumpster fire of the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nominations. There was a lot going on in the last show, so here are some links so you can follow along:
It’s election season and you all should be following the #MyMuslimVote campaign from Mpower Change! Visit their toolkit to run a campaign at your own mosque and use the hashtag to tell us why your vote matters!
Aimee Allison who hosted the She The People summit, also has her own podcast - Democracy in Color. Do give it a listen!
First Desi female Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal spoke on our show - and she is amazing.
We talked to soon-to-be Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on this episode - read more about her phenomenal win here.
To keep up with all the activism work that Linda Sarsour is doing, follow her very active facebook page. And here’s an article about her arrest at the Kavanaugh hearing, who we all agree needs to not be a Supreme Court Judge.
Poet and writer Elmaz Abinader is a dear writing mentor to both Zahra and Taz - and we were thrilled to have her speak on this show. Check out her writing, poetry and books - and do check out the writing workshop she helped start up for writers of color - Voices of Our Nations Arts/VONA.
Taz also has a huge correction - she misspoke Ilhan’s name! The second Muslim Congresswoman entering this next year is Ilhan Omar and you can learn more about her here.
What about the fatwa on eating what kind of bagels you want? It has something to do with Cynthia Nixon’s bagel choices.
A big shout out to our sibling in the Muslim podcasting world and Taz’s #GoodMuslim Award receiver - Ahmed Ali Akbar and the See Something Say Something podcast is ending! We are sad to see them go and sharing this space with them meant the world to us.
Be sure to enter the Safwat Saleem x #GoodMuslimBadMuslim Art for Dark Times giveaway! Due it by October 31st!
The one where we look back at past Eid conversations.