Based on the Above Average webseries that starred SNL alum Brooks Wheelan, this series is a fish out of water travel show that explores what different people around the world find funny and why. With local comedians as guides, the host will travel the world to find out if anything is universally funny or if some humor is just lost in translation.

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

Laughs in Translation - Wakefield Press (US) - Netflix

Wakefield Press is an American independent publishing house based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The press specializes in publishing avant-garde literature in translation. Wakefield was founded in 2009 by Marc Lowenthal and Judy Feldmann. The aim of the company is to increase the availability in English of obscure and avant garde authors from the past who wrote in foreign languages. Wakefield has been praised in the literary world for its promotion of provocative and unusual texts, as well as for its introductions to each text with detailed information relevant to the author's life, and background providing context for the nature of the author's work.

Laughs in Translation - Notable authors - Netflix

Marcel Schwob Unica Zürn Paul Scheerbart Charles Fourier Pierre Louÿs Honoré de Balzac Léon Bloy Salomo Friedlaender

Laughs in Translation - References - Netflix