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Episode 191 - Amir K

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Amir K (MADTV/Comedy Central) talks moving to California from Tehran as kid, lying about cleaning pools for money, being fired from scooping ice cream, and getting rich before the real estate market crashed in 2008, all before he started doing stand up where he and Brooks met in 2009. Follow Amir: Join the Patreon: The mugs are for sale: Get 12 free meals from HelloFresh: See for privacy information.

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