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Conan Sammy Obeid

Sammy Obeid stand-up

18 Sep, 2013

Obeid performs stand-up comedy on Conan. His routine talks about being a mixed race American, gay rights and analogies that he uses to explain history and racism.

Actually, I used to teach American history to kids from the inner city. So I had to come up with analogies—gangster analogies—to relate the material. Like we were doing American history of the 1900’s. I was like the 1900’s. You got your French homie and your British homie. A German dude starts picking on your homies. You’re like “what the hell?” So, you knock the German dude out and the whole party’s like, “damn.”

Sammy Obeid Stand-Up 09/18/13