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Maz Jobrani Uses Comedy to Tell the Immigrant Story
Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.
Terrorist Attacks and the Arts: Preparing for the Worst
Bombings and shootings in entertainment venues are likely to continue, so it's time to train staff and audiences on how to recognize what's happening and respond in ways that save more lives.
Guantánamo Bay: America’s Corrosive Stain, Still at Work
Trump’s chief of staff, Gen. John Kelly, is proud of Guantánamo. So is Trump.
Sarah Palin’s Gift to America: Our Incoherent President
How could a barely literate person get in the White House? Two words: Sarah Palin.
From Musical Comedy, Escape From Terror
Just like what happened on Broadway after 9/11.
Patriots Day’s Themo Melikidze Enters the Mind of a Terrorist
In this podcast, the Patriots Day star reflects on the Boston Marathon bombing.
Activism Alert: The World Wants Us Not to Give Up
Foreign friends are helping me to survive -- and strategize through -- Trump's election.
Maybe War Is Not the Answer?
Had American leaders responded to 9/11 rationally, the world would be different.
Clinton, DNC Turn Lights Out On War Protest
If they can kill you in the streets, the whole thing is a joke.
Paris Askew Part Deux: La Rupture
The night I went to the Comédie-Française, an actor lost it onstage.
Liberty, Equality, Atrocity: Paris in a Time of Terror
The French state has committed its own share of crimes against its Arabic citizens.
The Scourge of Good People
After Orlando, I weep because the bad ones are our responsibility, too.
The Artist as Counter-Terrorist
We're in a great position to make the peace.
Paris Attacks II = Police States Growth II
Following the highly publicized new tragic Paris attacks, we again see the increased efforts to grow police/military states as the global economy continues to dissolve.
ISIS Made a Big Mistake in Texas
If only there was some comedy in it. But there isn't, sadly.
Mike Pence: Discrimination By Any Other Name
This blatant effort to exploit religion...stinks all the way to heaven.
The Patriotism of Rudolph Giuliani
"So it’s an interesting notion of love of country that Giuliani expressed last week..."
Next on SNL: Selling Drones to Terrorists!
The would-be terrorists start laughing.
War Isn’t Working
It is past time to turn our backs on war.
Post-Charlie Hebdo: Freedom and its Discontents
We can't have it both ways, and we shouldn't.