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"Today's Special"

“TODAY’S SPECIAL is a heartwarming comedy with a culinary flavor, inspired by Aasif Mandvi’s Obie Award winning play “Sakina’s Restaurant.” Samir (Aasif Mandvi, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, THE LAST AIRBENDER) is a sous chef who dreams of becoming the head chef at an upscale Manhattan restaurant. 225 more words

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Checking in

I thought I’d do a quick update. I’ve been lost in a rabbit hole of The West Wing, The Sims 4 (now that it’s been released on Mac), and BDSM erotica since reading Tiffany Reisz’s Original Sinner series and trying to find out if she’s more the norm or E.L. 311 more words

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY The Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust and Spanish Inquisition... Sweeteners... Why do we travel?... Bye Bye Jon Stewart... Valentines Day

So this weeks current affairs and articles that have drawn my interest are the following –

1) The Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust and Spanish Inquisition… 594 more words

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The 'Daily Show' search is on: Who's the next Jon Stewart?

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The question of who can replace Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show” seems roughly akin to asking his fans what might serve for the sun. 413 more words

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Comedian Aasif Mandvi takes aim at 'Islamophobia' in new web series

Comedy Central’s Aasif Mandvi is known for joking about certain folks’ anti-Muslim bias.

As “Senior Muslim Correspondent” for the Daily Show, he’s made the faux-paranoia about Islam his signature bit. 215 more words

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15-04 Story 1: Humor and Serious Topics

http://media.blubrry.com/viewpoints/mediatracks.com/shows/VIEWPOINTS_15-04A.mp3

Synopsis: Sometimes talking about serious subjects, even with friends and family, can cause arguments and bad feelings. But just as Mary Poppins said, “…a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down,” humor can make the discussion of serious subjects go down easier. 2,153 more words

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