Perhaps comedians are the public intellectuals of our day. Imagine a world where we watched the draft of the nation’s top teachers. I would love to watch that prime time television event.
Tag Archives: Comedy
Sometimes you just need to go out ‘late’ to be entertained. And that’s just what we did.
Sometimes, a good parody is what’s needed in the world.
Two years ago, Columbia College had the honor of bringing Tom Davis, of Franken and Davis, to campus to speak with our students and the community. As the organizer of his visit to C.C., I got to spend a lot … Continue reading
It’s easy to forget that the first ‘books’ were clay tablets from Mesopotamia around 4000 B.C. Or that the first ‘newspapers’ were printed in China 1,200 years ago. Now, archaeologists seem to have found civilization’s first ‘jokes.’ The Colbert Report … Continue reading
Happy 100th Birthday, Lucille!
… for so many reasons. This is the reason today.
I think Stephen Colbert’s truthiness is really getting a run for its money in this election. Check out the link below for this campaign season’s fact-checking machine. The Annenberg Political Fact Check http://www.factcheck.org/just-the-facts/.html Stephen Colbert introduces truthiness
Counterculture comic. Obscene. Genius. Fearless. Wise. Revolutionary. Seven words to describe the man whose seven words defined an era and continue to impact those of us in the wake of his innovation. George Carlin should be the only one speaking … Continue reading