Comedy 2500 with Bob Mankoff and Paul Cartledge
Listen to our celebration of the 2,500-year anniversary of the birth of comedy – a great conversation with Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker, and Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture Emeritus, Cambridge University.
Our discussion included the introduction of the first Comedy in Athens, the role of comedy in a democracy, freedom of expression, the history of comedy, and the recent Charlie Hebdo controversy.
Below is a link to listen to the audio:
Download Bob Mankoff’s slides here.