comedy

Arts, Culture & Media

Alex the Jester

We're going underground for today's Geo Quiz. There are subway systems in just about every major city around the globe. The one we're looking for opened in 1935. We find out the answer from Alex the Jester.

Conflict & Justice

Ethnic jokes a hit

Anita Elash reports on Russell Peters, the Indian-born Canadian stand-up comic just named one of the ten highest-earning comedians in the world. His humor is not politically correct, often making fun of various ethnic groups.

Conflict & Justice

Iran's 'Daily Show'

A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The theater piece 'Aurelia's Oratorio' has been staged -- and well-received -- all over the world since 2003. Adeline Sire speaks with the star and co-creator, Aurelia Thierree. On PRI's The World.