I Interviewed My Dad For BuzzFeed's New Podcast "See Something Say Something"

    Also featuring comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh!

    On Episode 5 of the BuzzFeed podcast See Something Say Something, host Ahmed Ali Akbar talks to his dad, Dr. Waheed Akbar, and comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh about American Muslim parents.

    Zahra is also a writer and co-host of the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast.

    Zahra talks to Ahmed about the first time her parents found out she started wearing makeup...

    Sneak peak of episode 5! I ask @ZahraComedy about the first secret she ever kept from her parents. (I ask my dad t… https://t.co/0AoomVIJ0W

    ...and the complications of being a Muslim woman and comedian.

    .@ZahraComedy also talked to me about how much thought goes into her comedy routines compared to your average white… https://t.co/0l9MHEUrYa

    Meanwhile, Ahmed and Dr. Akbar do some father-son bonding.

    Listen to me talk to my dad —the ORIGINAL rad brown dad —about how he came to see me as more than just his son.

    Gotta love dads.

    How to listen:

    1. Search for See Something Say Something in your podcast app of choice, like Overcast, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Acast, Apple’s built-in Podcast app, and more.

    2. Or, click the above embedded link to stream the show directly from this page.

    3. Be sure to subscribe, so you never miss a new episode!

    If you like the show, please rate and review it on iTunes. Questions? Comments? Email saysomething@buzzfeed.com.