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How to make an American sitcom work in Russia

James Kramer has spent more than a decade adapting television shows for audiences around the world. He lived in Russia for six years and helped adapt shows like "Ugly Betty" and "The Nanny" for Russian audiences, but some things just won't translate.

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When faced with ISIS, some Iraqis choose to laugh

Fighters from ISIS, the militant Islamist group in Iraq and Syria, have taken over large parts of Iraq and threaten many others. Most ordinary Iraqis can't do much to stop them, but they can turn to a new show called "State of Myths" that mocks the group.

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