Mstdfr (Arabic: مستدفر) is a Middle Eastern geeky podcast spoken in "Arablish". Every week, Ammar and Rami host different regional guests to talk about various topics including: current affairs, culture, technology, media, challenges facing the new Arab generation, and everything in between.
In this episode we host Yaser Bakr, comedian and founder of The Comedy Club. We talk about Comedy in the Middle East and Saudi, local Jeddawi food, and Al-Ahli winning the Saudi League!
The boys bring in Mai Hakeem to ponder the new ways of things thanks to the Internet. Privacy, knowledge sharing, cultural boundaries, influence, and coping come up. A saucy challenge also awaits listeners at the end. Can you answer the question? Answer via Twitter.
This show we host nobody; just The Mstdfr Show gang. We bask in the glory of our brand new studio (for real now!) We talk about our favorite sitcoms over the past two decades, we then goes down a list of shows that you probably never heard of, our first online communities we actively participated in eons ago, and more.
In this episode we host Omair Taibah to talk about the latest breakthrough in astrophysics and the detection of gravitational waves resulting from two black holes colliding billions of light years away.
This episode we host Anmar Fathaldin, founder of U-Turn, Lammt, and serial entrepreneur. Anmar comes for a very candid conversation about his struggles as an independent entrepreneur in Saudi Arabia.
This episode we host Maram Taibah, travel blogger, writer, screenwriter, and filmmaker. We discuss self-publishing online, blogging, improv, and Maram’s work with the movie Munikeer.
In this episode we host Alaa Balkhy, Saudi fashion blogger and founder of Fyunka. We talk about the origin of the Fyunka brand, fashion blogging, the resilience of the web, the ethics of social media advertising, and a lot more.
This episode we host Ussaed Halawani, we talk about video games! In this episode there are 4 generations of gamers: Atari, NES, SNES, N64. We reminisce about our favorite video games over the decades, Ussaed takes us down the weird side of Youtube, we talk about education in Saudi Arabia, and much much more.
This episode we host Widad Hamidaddin, an educator turned management consultant. Widad tells us how she juggles her hectic job and being a single-mom. We then talk about Netflix going global, genres in Arabic music (or lack thereof) and much more.