It was catapulted to prominence in 1989 when Craig Dykers and Kjetil Thorsen, the former in Los Angeles and the latter in Norway, won the commission for The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the much-heralded revival of the original Library of Alexandria in Egypt.
When Dykers got the call he had just stepped out of the shower, and after receiving the life-changing news he ran out onto his front lawn naked in triumph.
where Samantha Bee heads to the bunker to chat with Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef — AKA “the Egyptian Samantha Bee,” according to Samantha Bee — about his experience hosting a satirical political news show that ultimately got him exiled from his country for mocking the dictators in power.
While Bee hopes Youssef can offer up some easy shortcuts to resisting Donald Trump here in the US, his response is a little more complicated. We get annoyed when we have to stir the mac and cheese halfway through the microwaving,” Bee replies.
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