comedy

Arts

Issa Rae built an empire of awkward, but she's still not satisfied

With a hit web series and a potential show coming on HBO, comedian Issa Rae is making her akwardness pay off. The Senegalese immigrant to the US says she "didn't know how to be black," and never quite fit in with any group of kids around her. But that's proved to be a gold mine for comedy.

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Environment

Haitian children treated to movie night

A film company in Bristol, England figured out a way to offer some relief to children in Haiti with what it knows best films. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with David Fiztsimons and Marko Wilkinson, volunteers with Bristol's Cube Cinema.

Arts, Culture & Media

Shakespeare in Urdu

A theater in Karachi, Pakistan, has a rare theatrical offering ? a performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in conversational Urdu. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Global Politics

Egypt's 'most reliable news source'

When you take rice, macaroni, lentils, and chickpeas, and mix it together with fried onions and tomato sauce, you get koshary. Koshary is also the name of Egypt's newest satirical newspaper, El Koshary Today. Reporter Julia Simon sent this report.

Arts, Culture & Media

Slapstick Geo Quiz

Laurel And Hardy were huge back in the 1930′s and 40′s. Their slapstick was a hit throughout the US and Europe. Ollie, the wide one, was born in Georgia. And Stan, the skinny one, was born in ? For the Geo Quiz, name the county in Northwest England.

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.