Comedian and former writer for The Onion Baratunde Thurston talks about his upbringing and memoir, "How to Be Black."
In 1941 Republic thrilled audiences with perhaps the best jungle serial every produced . This thrilling adventure was based loosely on the famous novel "Jungle Girl" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It starred the very beautiful Frances Gifford as Nyoka, with Tom Neal as the male hero Jack Stanton, and Trevor Bardette and Gerald Mohr as their villainous adversaries. Jungle Girl was packed with thrilling cliffhangers as opposing sides fought from chapter to chapter for a fortune in diamonds hidden in the African jungle. With both Helen Thurston and David Sharpe providing incredible stunt work, Gifford was able to swing through the jungle on vines with the agility of Tarzan, dive from cliffs into alligator-filled lakes, wrestle with man-eating lions, and battle quicksand and poison gas throughout all fifteen exciting episodes!
Comedian Baratunde Thurston, author of the book, “How To Be Black” and founder of Cultivated Wit and Elon James White the host of This Week In Blackness join Alyona at Netroots Nation to discuss the President, poverty and race in America.
In REVIVING OPHELIA, sisters Marie (Jane Kaczmarek) and Le Ann (Kim Dickens) have always leaned on one another through life s challenges, but discover they need each other mroe than ever as they navigate the complexities of understanding and raising their teen daughters. Marie s 17-year-old Elizabeth (Rebecca Williams) has the picture-perfect life, with a seemingly equally wonderful boyfriend. Meanwhile, Le Ann is raising 16-year-old Kelli (Carleigh Beverly) as a single parent and finds it difficult to relate to the pressures her daughter is facing with boys, friends and school. When Kelli starts to suspect Elizabeth may be abused by her boyfriend (Nick Thurston), no one will believe her. But when Elizabeth lands in the hospital, Kelli s surprising insights help Marie give Elizabeth the courage to leave her violent relationship.
Comic Dave Thurston give 10 reasons, some true, some sarcastic why Ron Paul should drop out of the Presidential election.
Director Dave Thurston deals with cleaver audience and wins crowd back.
Tempe Improv Improvisers Kirstin Alberts and Zach Beemer in "Dating Assumptions." Directed by Dave Thurston at the Tempe Improv.
Comic Dave Thurston gives 10 reasons Steve Nash should stay with the Suns and not go to the Miami Heat with LeBron James.
Comic Dave Thurston gives 10 reasons April Fools day Sucks.
Director Dave Thurston talks about how to get a 20 second laugh.
Comic Dave Thurston gives 10 reasons never to go to a Starbucks ever again.
Comic Dave Thurston gives 10 Reasons to vote for someone in 2012
Tempe Improv comedy coach Dave Thurston gives 17 ways to be funny at work without getting in trouble with HR.
Comic Dave Thurston gives 10 reasons you should vote for Obama
Comic Dave Thurston gives 10 Reasons why Chillis is the worst restaurant ever, of all time.
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