is set to release a movie called Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
. No doubt we'll be hearing more on that, but let us reserve judgement.
Meanwhile, for those who need persuading, here
are some links
concerning 13th century sufi
and funny man Nasruddin
His people are understandably proud and you can find a lot more of his stuff, probably better than what I've put up.
(This post prompted in part by Rumi post earlier today- for those who might be put off by the current trendiness of that most excellent poet.)