Later this month I will be performing as part of the Super Muslim Comedy Tour, organised by Penny Appeal. We’ll be visiting twelve cities in England. I’m performing in Slough, Coventry, Blackburn and Sheffield. Click here to buy tickets.

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jay-islaam-is--surprisedFor four years now some annoying git in Pakistan, with a similar name to mine, has been using my personal email address to register for newsletters, utility companies, shopping websites, political parties and even social media accounts.

He’s given out my address literally hundreds of times, meaning I’m deluged with spam. Well it seems he used it to apply for work at a British recruitment firm, and they emailed back. So I thought I would have a little fun and respond, pretending to be him. Best to read my responses in the voice of Apu from the Simpsons, as that’s the accent I had in mind when I wrote them. 🙂 …Continue Reading »

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Wonderful news! The Comedy Cannon podcast, which I launched barely six months ago, has just hit the magic 100,000 downloads. It’s an amazing achievement. Being featured on the homepage of Apple iTunes on their podcasts section for the last six months has most definitely helped.

I owe a huge debt of gratitude to the many guests who took time out of their busy schedules to be interviewed for the shows. The next big milestone? A million downloads? Do I dare to dream of such a ludicrous achievement!?

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