Hey! That’s My Hummus!

We’re the only hummus-themed podcast which is not a cooking show.

[93] From the Back of the Fridge: Old Hummus

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This week we’re taking a look waaaay back into the depths of our collective HTMH refrigerator — to pull out some hummus that’s been sitting there for a looong time…

(Figuratively speaking, of course. Maybe.)

We took a pretty long hiatus after recording a good 74 episodes or so from 2011 through 2013. And some of these older episodes discuss some fascinating subjects which relate to what’s going on nowadays. For instance — we discussed the riots in Great Britain following the police shooting of a Black man which outraged a nation in our episode #22 recorded in August 2011. This was before the world had heard of Michael Brown, Eric Gardner or Tamir Rice. And with the latest episodes of African-American men being shot and killed by police officers as well as the tragic assassination of police officers in Dallas following a Black Lives Matter march, listening to what we discussed back then was rather interesting.

Hillary Clinton’s email investigation remains a hot topic in 2016. It stemmed from emails subpoenaed regarding the Benghazi attacks on the American Embassy to Libya in September of 2012 in which four Americans were killed — and where there was some initial confusion as to the nature of the events leading up to the attack. A parallel protest was occurring at the American Embassy in Cairo and it was thought that something similar was happening in Benghazi when initial assessments were made. In episode #58 we talk about “The Innocence of Muslims,” the inflammatory film which outraged Muslims in the Middle East and worldwide. You can listen to our analysis before we knew that this would become a talking point against Secretary Clinton for the next several years.

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Title Theme (Intro and Outtro):    Perfect One (Man Bites Dog) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Interstitial Music:  King of Pain – The Police

Great episode on its way! Also? A plug…

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Hi everyone.

It’s 11:21 pm EST and Faiqa and I just got off of Skype after recording an amazing and intense episode of “Hey! That’s My Hummus!”

This one was a bit different than most:  we didn’t talk about current events, holidays, cultural traditions or Justin Bieber.   Instead, we talked about assumptions people make about us based on our multi-faceted identities.  We’re not just the Jew and the Muslim who jointly host a podcast together; we’re identified by our genders, our occupations, our ethnicities, our political stances and more. So we both took five assumptions people make about each of us and talked to each other about them.

And it was truly eye-opening.

But you’ll have to take our word for it because we’ve listened to it live and you haven’t yet.  I’m doing the post-processing and (hopefully) will have this ready for you by the end of the weekend. In the meantime, feel free to visit our Facebook page (or the box below) and comment about the assumptions people have made about you!

What assumptions do people make about you that are not true?

Posted by Hey! That's My Hummus on Wednesday, March 9, 2016


We’re just excited about this. 🙂

In the meantime — Faiqa will be appearing at Charis Books and More in Atlanta, GA tomorrow at 7:30 pm for a reading / presentation of “Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox,” a book of essays about Hillary Clinton from the perspective of numerous women writers.  Faiqa has an essay featured in the book.

If you can’t make it — you can support her (and us!) by buying the book through Amazon and our web page — which allows for a small proceed to be delivered our way.  Check it out!

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