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'Looking for Comedy' in a Culture Gap

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'Looking for Comedy' in a Culture Gap

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'Looking for Comedy' in a Culture Gap

'Looking for Comedy' in a Culture Gap

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Actor and director Albert Brooks trolls for laughs in Asia and the Middle East in Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World. Playing a version of himself, Brooks is recruited by the U.S. government to help foster a deeper understanding of the region. A comedy tour ensues.