Charla Lauriston quit politics to pursue standup and got a job writing for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Lauriston's web series, "Clench & Release," wryly celebrates not fitting in.
The World's Alex Gallafent reports that a 1980's TV comedy set in Nazi-occupied France is due to be broadcast in Germany for the first time, as the rights for the British series -- called "Allo, Allo!" -- were bought by a German broadcaster.
Modern Jewish New York humor has its roots in Eastern Europe. It's said if you want to go to where funny was born, go to Odessa, the Ukrainian city on the Black Sea. That's what The World's Jason Margolis did recently.
When Spanish collides with English, the result is Spanglish. It's a language that comedian Bill Santiago knows well. So much so that he's written a book called "Pardon My Spanglish." Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.
Anchor Marco Werman gives an update on the Burmese comedian known as Zarganar. He had criticized Myanmar's military government and been active in the country's pro-democracy movement. Today, the comedian was sentenced to 45 years in prison.