Watch the First Episode The Onion’s VICE Parody, “EDGE”
When Onion Studios’ EDGE goes to the West Bank, do they investigate how peace could ever come from such a perpetually war torn region?
Well, if it involves scoring drugs, sort of.
Israel’s Satirical Topical Sketch Show “What a Wonderful Country” Could Set Record For Doing Sketch on TV After Election Results
Certainly, there are live election specials from The Daily Show and Funny or Die will have teams work overnight to have sketches ready for the morning after, but usually they don’t involve full on sketches also performed live on TV.
RecordSetter.com doesn’t even have a “Quickest Comedy Sketch Made on TV In Response To a Major Event” as a record, but that might become a category now having pulled off what would be the equivalent of SNL doing sketches an hour after polls closed.
Come to think of it, SNL doing such a thing could be just as intriguing as their 40th Anniversary.
Watch Trailer for Israeli Military Female Led Workplace Comedy “Zero Motivation”
It’s not often you get to hear of non-English language comedies reaching the States that go beyond being light and quirky. However, Israel’s Talya Lavie has got just such a film in “Zero Motivation” that seems like The Office set within an Israeli military HQ excepts its female led both by its cast and its director.
The Tribeca Film Festival definitely took notice of this when they gave it the award for Best Narrative Feature.
Zeitgeist Films has set it for a theatrical release in the next couple of months, but, for now, you can see what we’re talking about in Zero Motivation’s trailer.
Laugh Factory Holding Funniest Person In The World Contest
The Laugh Factory has gathered submissions from around the world of comedians vying for the Laugh Factory’s distinction of Funniest Person in the World. Ranging from Israel to South Korea to South Africa, there’s stand-up to watch from all over the world featuring the amazing comedic talents of people like Canada’s Mark Forward or the Netherlands’ Stefan Pop.
Through a few rounds of voting, any one of these people could win $10,000 and be part of a tour. So, give an international act a chance here in the States.
Ian Edwards Back on Conan Talks About Being a Black Person in Israel
The hilarious Ian Edwards returns to Conan for another great set relating to the very unique experience of being a black man visiting Israel.