Albert Brooks, Searching for Islam's Laugh Track

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Writer, director and star Albert Brooks puts himself in some awkward audience situations in his latest film. hide caption

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Albert Brooks with a ventriloquist's dummy in a scene from his latest film.

Writer, director and star Albert Brooks puts himself in some awkward audience situations in his latest film.

Comedian Albert Brooks plays himself in the film Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, which he also wrote and directed. Brooks tells Steve Inskeep about his "government-sponsored" mission to find out what makes Muslims laugh.

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