‘Los Angeles Times’ Profiles Iraqi Comedy Show Creator/Writer Thair Chiad


“Making a comedy about Islamic State is like trying to defuse a bomb. One mistake and you die. Somehow, we’ve managed to avoid blowing ourselves up, thanks to God.”

- The Los Angeles Times has a fascinating interview out today with Thair Chiad, creator and writer for new Iraqi half-hour sketch comedy show State of Superstition, which has aired multiple sketches mocking ISIS despite receiving death threats in the process.