During the 1960s and '70s, Gottlieb was at once an oddity and a perfect comic persona, refining his "stand-up tragedian" act in nightclubs and on TV.
At once intimate and chilling, the film offers an intricate look at the profound difficulties of Sabere's life in Afghanistan.
"It's really high highs and really low lows," Dr. Dennis sums up, "But you do one amazing thing and you change someone's stars forever."
The film counters the bad rap teachers and teachers' unions have been getting recently, with testimonials to teachers' dedication and energy in the face of daunting odds.
At the last Republican Convention -- in 2008 -- two young men from Midland, Texas were arrested by the FBI and charged as terrorists.
Smart, informative, and often funny, the show illustrates its host's faith, that every play can be broken down and rethought, can be a learning experience, can make the next plays better.
Phyllis Diller was among the last of a dying breed of comics who recognized comedy as the domain of the outcast.
We talk about the Twitter Age the way we talked about the Nuclear Age. Like? Dislike? Doesn't really make a difference because once here, technology -- nuclear or cyber -- doesn't leave the room.
New short films showcase what it means to be citizens, in the US and the world.
Filmed before the protests against Bashar al-Assad’s regime began in March 2011, Julia Meltzer and Laura Nix's documentary offers a glimpse at the thin line some Muslim women must walk.