29 Oct '14, 6pm

"Making a comedy about Islamic State is like trying to defuse a bomb. One mistake and you die."

Making a comedy about Islamic State is like trying to defuse a bomb. One mistake and you die. — Thair Chiad, writer and creator of “State of Superstition,” a hit comedy on Iraq’s Al Iraqiya TV. The half-hour show turns a deadly serious subject — the reign of terror imposed by the extremist group Islamic State in parts of Iraq and Syria — into fodder for spoof and satire .

Full article: http://latimes.tumblr.com/post/101268295922/making-a-come...

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