Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are a Jewish-Palestinian gay married couple that perform stand up together. Talk about material for comedy. Their cartoon comedy series, The El-Salomons, is presented through Instagram and showcases cute, funny illustrations that offer a look into the interactions they have with each other and the world around them. They cover a plethora of topics: the two of them living their happy, married lives together; more specific things that affect the duo such as religion and politics; and general relationship sagas that everyone can relate to. Jesse Brown, friend of the couple, is the illustrator who brings to life the genius and hilarious ideas that Jess & Eman dream up. Specific cartoon themes include: vacation planning, Yom Kippur, birthday gifts, creating a will, traveling at the airport, Jesus, press interviews, brainstorming baby names, Uber ratings, deli trips, apologies, an “apartment tour” series and much, much more.
The El-Salomons are comedy veterans and have performed at major NYC, LA and Canadian venues including Gotham Comedy Club, Caroline’s, New York Comedy Club, UCB, Union Hall, Littlefield & The Bell House. They just recently performed & sold out their shows at Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Tablet Mag describes their performances as “two married comics [who] fuck with each other on stage, spreading love all over the place in the process.” Eman has performed at countless comedy festivals including: New York Arab American Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest and Charleston Comedy Festival. Her writing has been featured on The Montreal Gazette and Cult MTL. Similarly, Jess has performed in a myriad of festivals such as: Boston Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Festival and is set to record her debut album at the NY Comedy Festival November 2018.