Comedians Take on ISIS

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Comedians in the Middle East have been making parodies about the Islamist group ISIS. What are they saying, why has humor caught on as a weapon of choice against the terrorist organization, and what are the risks of publicly making fun of ISIS?


Credits

Guest:
Dean Obeidallah - Comedian based in New York and co-producer of the Arab-American Comedy Festival - @deanofcomedy

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott