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Raising awareness through amusement: Comedians Scott Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah talk Middle Eastern peace

Olivia Sheets

February 28, 2014

If you were to stand up for peace, would you do it in purple sneakers? That’s what Scott Blakeman chose to do at Tuesday night’s Program Board comedy event Stand Up for Peace. But that’s not the most interesting part of the two comedians, Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah. Nor is it that Blakeman is from Brooklyn and Obeidallah from New Jersey. No....