The Resource I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv: : memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man, Maz Jobrani, (eaudio)

I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv: : memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man, Maz Jobrani, (eaudio)

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I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv: : memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man
Title
I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv:
Title remainder
memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man
Statement of responsibility
Maz Jobrani
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Maz Jobriani reads his hilarious and moving memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris. When he first started out in show business, Maz Jobrani endured suggestions that he spice up his stand-up act by wearing "the outfit, " fielded questions about rising gas prices, and got called an F'in Eye-ranian for being involved in the Iran hostage crisis even though he was only eight years old at the time-in fact, these things happened so often that he began to wonder: Could I be a terrorist without even knowing it? Having emigrated with his family to the US during the Iranian Revolution, Maz spent most of his youth desperately trying to fit in with his adopted culture-whether that meant learning to play baseball or religiously watching Dallas with his female relatives. But none of his attempts at assimilation made a difference to casting directors, who only auditioned him for the role of kebab-eating, bomb-toting, extremist psychopath. In this laugh-out-loud memoir, Maz shares his struggle to build an acting career in post-9/11 Hollywood-from playing a terrorist on 24 to playing a terrorist opposite Chuck Norris to his mother asking, "Vhy you alvays terrorist? ! " (Followed by, "Vhy you couldn't be doctor? ! ") But finally, through patience, determination, and only the occasional unequivocal compromising of his principles, he found a path to stardom. And he also learned the proper way to die like a bad guy on TV
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
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Jobrani, Maz
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jobrani, Maz
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jobrani, Maz
  • Comedians
  • Actors
  • Iranian Americans
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv: : memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man, Maz Jobrani, (eaudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6:hr., 3: min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781442387782
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752446
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11752446
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MWT11752446
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv: : memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man, Maz Jobrani, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6:hr., 3: min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442387782
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752446
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752446
System control number
MWT11752446
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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