Comedy softens Pakistani woes

Comedians find that domestic turmoil is the best material for their shows.

    In Pakistan, some of the country's best-known comedians have decided the only way to cope with domestic turmoil is to turn it into material for their shows.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from one stand-up show in Islamabad, where he finds that nothing is off-limits.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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