"The Funny Arab," Mo Amer, to perform at Berks
Born in Kuwait, Amer's Palestinian family fled the country during the Persian Gulf War and settled in Texas. Shattering his parent's dreams that he would become a doctor, Amer instead refined his comedy act and toured clubs around the world. Amer eventually became the youngest comedian on the Muslim Comedy Tour, "Allah Made Me Funny," which was also turned into a movie. Amer's comedy reveals the humorous truth of what it is like to be Muslim in a post 9/11 America.