Sunday, January 20, 2013

NYTimes Covers Eretz Nehederet: Satire Skits Can Influence Campaign

The NY Times came to Israel to cover the popular “Eretz Nehederet” (“A Wonderful Country”) TV show, the uquilvant of the United States' Saturday Night live, and returned impressed. “As citizens we often cry while writing our comedy,” said Muli Segev, the chief producer of “Eretz Nehederet.” “The reality is very depressing. Campaigns here are always about everything but what is going to happen."