Taz & Zahra

#GoodMuslimBadMuslim

#GoodMuslimBadMuslim

Description

A monthly podcast featuring Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh about the good and the bad of the American Muslim female experience. But you know, satirically & disturbingly hilarious. #GoodMuslimBadMuslim

Link: audioboom.com/channel/goodmuslimbadmuslim

Categories

Society & Culture

Episodes

059 - Diaspora, Eating Little Bangladesh, and Homeostasis

Nov 30, 2019 3475

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The one where Taz eats her way through Little Bangladesh and Zahra searches for home and stability in diaspora. Featuring special guests: Fahmida Azim, Hannah Moushabeck, and Michel Moushabeck.

058 - Live Every Day Like It's Halloween (with special guest Ayesha Siddiqi)

Oct 30, 2019 3703

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The one where Taz rethinks clothing swaps and Zahra defends candy corn. They also unveil a special announcement. With special guest Ayesha Siddiqi.

057 - Hot Girl Summer Ends, A New Regime Begins

Sep 25, 2019 2921

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The one where Zahra learns to do handstands and Taz designs lungis with Scottish Muslim tartans.

056 - Are You Done Venting? Don't Embarrass Yourself.

Aug 28, 2019 2708

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The one where Zahra admires a famous rotator cuff and Taz goes friendship shopping at Target.

055 - Intermittent Fasting is Just Off-Season Ramadan

Jul 24, 2019 2981

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The one where Taz celebrates her birthday and Zahra learns how to pee outside.

054 - Stop Parking on our Property (feat. Randa Jarrar)

Jun 26, 2019 3667

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The one where Taz plays passive-aggressive auntie games and Zahra is away working on her show On Behalf of All Muslims. Featuring special guest Randa Jarrar.

053 - Forgive Yourself and Power Through

May 29, 2019 3041

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The one where Taz refuses to answer a question and Zahra reveals her crush on cartoon Jafar.

052 - LIVE from Toronto

Apr 23, 2019 3202

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The one where Taz and Zahra list role models at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

051 - LIVE from Yale

Mar 25, 2019 2907

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The one where Taz capitalizes on Khichuri and Zahra tires of Russian dolls.

050 - See You in the Future

Feb 25, 2019 3084

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The one where Taz and Zahra time travel.

049 - Never Put Your Tacos in the Toaster Oven

Jan 30, 2019 3095

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The one where Taz wants to become the next Supreme brand and Zahra becomes Spider-Woman.

048 - Muslim Joy to the World

Dec 27, 2018 2977

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The one where Zahra finds holiday solace with Oscar the Grouch and Taz learns where to buy all the different immigrant chocolates.

047 - Diaspora and Jinns

Nov 27, 2018 2458

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The one where Zahra visits her cousin and Taz visits New Orleans.

046 - LIVE from the de Young Museum

Oct 29, 2018 3023

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The one where Zahra heists a remote as Scrooge McDuck and Taz plans to hide a billion-dollar fortune from her dad.

045 - She the People

Sep 27, 2018 2540

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The one where Taz goes to She the People.

044 - The Best of Eid

Aug 29, 2018 1007

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The one where we look back at past Eid conversations.

043 - Self Made Women

Jul 25, 2018 2426

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The one where Taz wonders if her makeup is halal and Zahra discovers the secret to finding housing.

042 - World Cup Thirst (with guest Sahar Pirzada)

Jun 28, 2018 3634

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The one where Zahra discusses her Christmas privilege and Taz turns into the anti-Snapchat auntie. Featuring special guest Sahar Pirzada!

041 - Ramadan Brain

May 23, 2018 2933

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The one where Taz and Zahra hit the red carpet.

040 - You Are Responsible For Your Own Luggage

Apr 26, 2018 2632

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The one where Zahra is getting antihistamine nightmares and Taz is still writing her rom-com. This episode brought to you by kale curry.

039 - Jetset Problems

Mar 29, 2018 2684

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The one where Taz pranks some thieves and Zahra discovers surf rock.

038 - Muslim Puppy

Feb 21, 2018 2436

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The one where Zahra searches for a good mommy forum and Taz reminds everyone to follow Chrissy Teigen's advice.

037 - Bathtub Erotica

Jan 24, 2018 2761

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The one where Zahra explains why she can't read in the bath and Taz returns to Magic Mike Live.

036 - Saving What We Love

Dec 30, 2017 2507

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The one where Taz describes how hard it is to leave her apartment and Zahra connects the Rebel Alliance to Allah.

035 - It's Really Muslim to be Poly

Nov 28, 2017 2608

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The one where Taz ponders the origins of patchouli and Zahra imagines what a true Jihad Barbie looks like.

034 - Ghostly, Ghastly, and Ghoulish

Oct 28, 2017 3179

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The one where Zahra falls asleep on Jaws, Taz defends Glinda the Good Witch, and they discover the connection between Valhalla and Allah.

033 - Not a News Source

Sep 29, 2017 2741

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The one where Taz offers to do makeup reviews and Zahra reminisces about Hawaiian cockroaches.

032 - LIVE from Shangri La in Honolulu

Aug 30, 2017 2384

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The one where Taz flirts over plastic grapes and Zahra meets her own hot doctor.

031 - Let's Talk About Sex...Manuals

Jul 31, 2017 2441

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The one where Zahra buys a designer diaper bag and Taz prepares for a billionaire pre-nup.

030 - Over It

Jun 29, 2017 3064

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The one where Zahra describes food in detail to a fasting Taz and Taz pitches a Muslim Bridesmaids movie.

029 - Manzanar Pilgrimage

May 27, 2017 2398

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The one where Taz and Zahra visit Manzanar.

028 - Apocalypse Ennui

Apr 30, 2017 2563

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The one where Zahra explains leather daddies and Taz plans her passive-aggressive plane moves.

027 - LIVE from Minneapolis

Mar 30, 2017 2852

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The one where Taz teaches the world the miracles of the "twig brush", Zahra declares the Irish prime minister Muslim, and they both plan a trip to Hawaii with the hot dudes of Kurdish Gents Club.

026 - LIVE from Wharton

Mar 1, 2017 2470

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The one where Taz wins big money from an Aladdin slot machine, Zahra makes her husband test a Japanese toilet, and both pitch their business ideas to the business students of Wharton.

025 - Large Groups of Angry People

Feb 1, 2017 2192

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The one where Zahra self-cares with popcorn and cheese and Taz explains that bacon is not Kryptonite.

024 - Jingle Jihad

Dec 25, 2016 2756

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The one where we declare Christmas Fatwas to all.

023 - Pins and Polls

Nov 30, 2016 3860

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The one after election day, where Taz wonders if Glenn Beck is now woke and Zahra almost finds a new husband at a meat market. Also, if you must wear a safety pin, buy ours. This is a special longer episode featuring Taz and Zahra's post-election reflections.

022 - Election Watch and Other Scary Things

Oct 29, 2016 2501

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The one where Taz is on the front lines of being a nasty woman and Zahra asks why she can't have a lightsaber. Both want you to go vote!

021 - Muslim Garb-ish

Sep 30, 2016 2684

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The one where Taz “reaches out” to NFL quarterbacks to convert them to social activism and Zahra makes Golden Retrievers cry. Both realize they forgot to wear their Muslim Garb. Also, Taz is single.

020 - Muslim Muslims at The Comedy Comedy Festival

Aug 31, 2016 2364

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The one where Taz never learns to swim because she didn't have a burqini and Zahra discovers racism in an easter egg. Both share their Muslim Appreciation month gift registries.

019 - Secrets & Safety

Jul 26, 2016 3465

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The one where Zahra discovers the true meaning of Fatwa, Taz gets the Hiba-jabis for being late, and both decide the world needs more gay pride.

018 - LIVE from Oakland's Islamic Cultural Center

Jun 20, 2016 2964

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The one where Zahra creates a Sharia ring tone and Taz shares her phobia of secret passages.

017 - LIVE from the White House

Jun 1, 2016 2567

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The one where Taz receives a Champion of Change in Art and Storytelling from the White House and brings Zahra with her to creep sharia, LIVE from the White House. Bonus: We spoke with Muslim staffers in the White House about what it's like to work in the White House and we also got a chance to interviewed fellow Champion of Change in Art and Storytelling awardees Fawzia Mirza and Kayhan Irani.

#GMBM LIVE from the White House - Teaser

May 19, 2016 54

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#GoodMuslimBadMuslim's May episode was recorded LIVE at the White House! It'll be coming to you soon but we wanted to share a quick teaser.

016 - Wudu On, Wax Off

Apr 25, 2016 3371

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The one where Zahra's mother waxes and oils Zahra's husband at their first meeting, while Taz wonders how Zayn Malik manscapes.

015 - GMBM x SXSW Live

Mar 28, 2016 3188

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The one where Taz rebels against patriarchy with subtle physical deconstruction, Zahra finally answers the question of "Where's the Rumi," and both of them get into a fierce competition with an Auntie Staredown. Special thanks to Dropbox for inviting us to record at the South by Southwest Dropbox Podcast Studio as well as a special mashallah to Amanda Quraishi for guest judging the Auntie Stare Down. 

014 - Let's Talk About Sex...with Jinns

Feb 25, 2016 2194

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The one where Taz is scarred from learning about Jinns in a man's urethra, Zahra eats her way through an edible burka, and both get into a Hijarbie vs Jihottie pillow fight.

013 - LIVE from University of Michigan

Jan 28, 2016 3418

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The one where Zahra & Taz celebrate their anniversary in Michigan. Zahra discovers Sharia creeping into the GOP and Taz uncovers the Muslimification of her exes.

012 - Muslim Christmas

Dec 18, 2015 2702

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The one where Zahra asks Santa Khomeini for presents, Taz explains the origins of the evil Empire, and they cast Muslim Star Wars.

011 - Condemning Condemnation

Nov 26, 2015 3261

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The one where Zahra uses her telepathic powers and Taz finds out the Statue of Liberty is Muslim.

010 - Muslim-ish

Oct 20, 2015 2622

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The one where Taz tries dating a White guy and Dartmouth's Millennial Muslims dare Zahra to prove her pepperoni-eating habits. Both women decide that they are smarter than neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

009 - Detox

Sep 23, 2015 2652

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The one where Zahra goes "off the grid" while Taz wants the hot men out of her life.

008 - Let's Talk About Sex...Ed

Sep 1, 2015 3039

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The one where Taz gets her sex education through Barbie dolls and Zahra sends an angry letter full of #MuslimRage & #MuslimCrazy to the internet.

007 - Zahra and Taz Take On New York - LIVE

Aug 8, 2015 2551

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The one where Taz and Zahra meet up in the Big Apple: Zahra becomes an Iranian foreign policy expert because of a joke and Taz declares war on bacon flavored seaweed.

We Tell Everything to John Fugelsang

Jul 20, 2015 1995

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Back in May, Zahra and Taz had an awesome time getting interviewed by John Fugelsang and Frank Conniff for the SirusXM show Tell Me Everything. We weren't able to share the link - so instead, we're going to share the audio directly! Listen to the audio from the show right here - and thanks to the Tell Me Everything team for inviting us on! 

006 - Ramadan of Stank Breath (with guest Saqib Keval)

Jun 30, 2015 1970

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The one where Taz is mistaken for a Reality TV Star, Zahra refuses to claim she's pregnant, and special guest Saqib gets free KFC. They all skip PE. Ramadan Mubarak!

005 - Shame On You

May 29, 2015 2475

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The one where Taz gets shamed by association while Zahra's entire family gets propositioned (by handshake) in Dubai.

Code Switching Muslim w/ Arun Rath

May 22, 2015 351

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Wow, what an incredible month - we are super excited to have been invited to the All Things Considered Weekend Edition with Arun Rath. We had a great conversation which you can listen to at the audio below and be sure to read the article too (excerpt below!). 

004 - LIVE From Pomona College

Apr 24, 2015 2124

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The one where Zahra's sexy jokes get her uninvited from a country and Taz is hit on by thirsty guy--or maybe he was just literally thirsty.

003 - No Muslim is Safe

Mar 25, 2015 2447

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The one where Taz gets hit on by a pickup artist and Zahra self-diagnoses as Muslim Crazy.

002 - Valentine's Day is Haram

Feb 10, 2015 1947

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The one where Zahra gets proposed to while Taz is in the bathroom.

001 - How Muslim Are You?

Jan 12, 2015 2066

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The one where Taz and Zahra discuss who is the good Muslim and who is the bad Muslim. 

Preview!

Jan 8, 2015 136

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What will the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast entail? Check out this preview, and then catch the first episode on Monday, January 12!