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Griffin’s ISIS and the Gays’ Israel

Griffin’s ISIS and the Gays’ Israel

TMB Co-hosts Alex Giles and Molly Livingstone discuss comedian Kathy Griffin’s ISIS beheading shot of President Trump and other Trumptire (Trump satire) that is only too real. And what makes Tel Aviv one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world? Find out in this exclusive interview with Israeli Gay Rights Activist Sarah Weil. Click here. If you missed last week’s pilot episode about “Trump’s Middle Eastern Vacation,” including the details of his trip to the Holocaust Museum click here....

Inspired by Trump, Saudi Arabia Enacts (Poor) Muslim Ban

Inspired by Trump, Saudi Arabia Enacts (Poor) Muslim Ban

Saudi Leaders, looking to repair the relationship that many saw as being damaged under Barack Obama, and also saying they felt obliged to follow in the footsteps of its American allies, enacted its own (poor) Muslim ban this week and said that it would not be able to absorb refugees fleeing war torn Iraq and Syria. “We’d really like to help out our (poor) Muslim brothers, who speak our language, know our culture and are coming from right next door,”...

Flushing 2016 Away: The Year When Batshit Crazy Became Reality

Flushing 2016 Away: The Year When Batshit Crazy Became Reality

From Trump telling Malala that “true heroes don’t get shot in the head” to the brave Muslim women calling for the criminalization of fat white dudes in Speedos, The Mideast Beast’s fearless reporters stopped at nothing to get you 2016’s biggest stories – no matter how unbelievable. Because as we say at TMB, all news is satirical – and if there was ever a year to prove it, 2016 was it – the year when batshit crazy became reality. Malala...

Yidlife Crisis: Coming Out of Bondage

Yidlife Crisis: Coming Out of Bondage

With Passover coming, Chaimie and Leizer talk about sex, more sex, bondage, religion and freedom.   Producers Jamie Elman Eli Batalion Read their bios...

The Year That Was(n’t): The Mideast Beast’s Top 10 2015 Articles

The Year That Was(n’t): The Mideast Beast’s Top 10 2015 Articles

From the U.S. Air Force bombarding the capital of ISIS with pleasure toys to Donald Trump’s preference for Nobel Prize winners who “didn’t get shot in the head,” we stopped at nothing to bring you the year’s most cutting ‘news’ stories. And while a full ‘Year in Review’ is not possible since The Mideast Beast (TMB) only blasted onto the scene in mid-2015, we’ve prepared a list of our most popular articles as a token of appreciation to you, our dedicated...

Dr. McDreamy Death Causes Change of Heart Among Dictators

Dr. McDreamy Death Causes Change of Heart Among Dictators

The tragic death of Grey’s Anatomy Dr. McDreamy has given many Middle Eastern dictators and other head separating organizations pause for thought. “His death just made things so real for me,” said Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, clearly holding back his tears. During his interview, the dictator with over 300,000 deaths on his hands was frantically texting his BFFs the news, most notably Russia’s Vladimir Putin who is currently on vacation in Ukraine and Iran’s radioactive Supreme Leader. “But,” he sobbed, “there...

Je suis Charlie Hebdo

Je suis Charlie Hebdo

Stephane “Charb” Charbonnier, the Editor of the French satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo once said, “Disarm them with humor”. He and his team at Charlie Hebdo lived by that motto as they fought against fanaticism and fought for pluralism for nearly 25 years until they were brutally murdered in their office in Paris. Once again, the world witnessed the losses and grief that extremism causes. As hundreds gathered in Paris to mourn, and millions around the world watched in horror, it is...

Ferguson Police taking tactical tips from ISIS?

Ferguson Police taking tactical tips from ISIS?

A rumored Snowden leak details the Ferguson Police Department’s inability to actually carry out the whole policing thing, and points out that they are drawing tactical inspiration from ISIS to handle the situation because “they just can’t deal.” Speaking to The Mideast Beast’s Chris Peacock, the Ferguson Chief of Police stated, “This just got out of hand really quickly; one moment we were carrying out low level racial profiling, the next we’re knee deep in a ‘Southern Fried Intifada’. The...