Abdullah Saeed is a Pakistani-American writer, producer, reporter, host, and actor by way of Thailand who is currently based in Los Angeles. Abdullah created and produced several of Vice's prominent cannabis properties, including the James Beard Award-nominated cooking show Bong Appetit (produced and hosted 16 web episodes and 30 TV episodes). He also hosted and produced the political road trip TV series Vice Does America, executive produced by Spike Jonze. Since 2012, he has written for Vice, Guardian, Atlantic, High Times, Complex, Mic, Village Voice, and others.
More recently, Abdullah was a recurring actor and writer on the hit HBO series High Maintenance. He's currently writing a feature film for New Regency and Searchlight Pictures with High Maintenance co-creator and star Ben Sinclair. Abdullah is also an investigative reporter for Greater LA on KCRW, LA's NPR station, for which he was a second-place finalist in the 2019 Associated Press Television and Radio Association broadcast contest.