Boko Haram, the Islamist group that snatched almost 300 school girls in Nigeria, has threatened to sell the girls. What is the group, and how does it fit into the larger growth of Islamic extremism in Africa? In our weekly TV round-up: Louie is back, as is 24. Game of Thrones is being criticized for its handling of sexual violence. Sandra Tsing Loh talks about her new book on her personal experience and the science of menopause. And Google and Amazon have announced same-day delivery in Los Angeles.
Missing Nigerian Girls, Sandra Tsing Loh, and TV Round-Up
From this Episode:
Missing Nigerian Girls
It's been almost three weeks since the Islamist group Boko Haram snatched hundreds of schoolgirls from a small Nigerian town. Today, Boko Haram's leader threatened to sell...
The Growth of Islamic Extremism in Africa
Boko Haram and the kidnapping of the school girls in northeastern Nigeria is just the latest chapter in a growing saga of Islamic extremism and terrorist attacks across...
Louie returns to the FX network tonight (Monday) after a long hiatus. We haven't seen a new episode of Louie since 2012. Louie CK famously takes control of every aspect of...
Sandra Tsing Loh on Menopause
Sandra Tsing Loh's new book looks at the science and her own personal experience of menopause.