Atheer Yacoub

Atheer Yacoub

Bio

Atheer Yacoub is a New York based comedian, writer, and podcaster. Atheer's comedy draws from her personal experience growing up as a Palestinian-Muslim in Alabama. She came to the city with high hopes of making it in a respectable career, but found herself in comedy instead. Atheer has recently released her half-house special on Comedy Central Arabia and appeared on Gotham Comedy Live, which aired on AXSTV. She was also a writer on The Breakdown with Mehdi Barakchian and Passport Control with Mehdi Barakchian, which aired on BRICTV. She co-hosts The No Fly List Podcast and is the co-creator of the web series Muslim Girls DTF: Discuss Their Faith. She has performed in the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, Laughing Devil Comedy Festival, Toronto's SheDot Festival, The New York Arab American Comedy Festival, The Big Brown Comedy Hour, and 1001 Laughs Dearborn Comedy Festival.

Credits

Comedy Central AXSTV