"'People don't think women are funny,' she explained in the car. 'As a woman, when you walk on stage the audience immediately tightens up. When I start talking about being Arab or Muslim, I think it is something that people are really interested in right now. They say Arabs are the new blacks,' she laughed." - 'The 30-year-old Virgin', Emily Bobrow on moreintelligentlife.com, 29 Nov 2007. The comedienne interviewed is Maysoon Zayid.