Mohanad is a stand up comedian based in Portland, Oregon. He has recently been named as one of Team Coco’s Comics to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival and been featured on the Lovett or Leave it Podcast, NPR, Buzzfeed, Put Your Hands Together Podcast. You can see him on the docuseries “Unprotected Sets” by producer Wanda Sykes on EPIX. He has recently been named one of the Top Three Funniest people in Portland and been called an Undisputed Genius of Comedy by the Portland Mercury. Mohanad has opened for National touring acts such as Collin Quinn, Emily Heller, Andy Kindler and Sarah Schaefer. He is also a co-host of Portland’s most powerful comedy show Earthquake Hurricane.

Originally from Libya, Mohanad brings a unique perspective to the comedy scene, not afraid to say what on his mind, he discusses politics, racial issues and has an opinion on everything. His comedy has been described as genuine and thought provoking. Mohanad once had a tweet about Uber that got more than half a million likes and got nothing back from Uber.

 
 

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“Mohanad goes on to use his laid-back demeanor and well-rounded experience to take whatever preconceived notions an audience member might have and wash them away in wave after wave of laughter.”

 
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Mohanad Elshieky Started Telling Jokes at a Radio Station in Benghazi. Now He’s Got a Shot on “Conan.”

““I want you to think I am funny, I don’t want you to think every Libyan out there is funny,” says Elshieky. “Some of them are boring as fuck, and it’s fine.”

 

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