Glenn Loury Bonus Episode
An episode of The Comedy Cellar: Live from the Table
A CONVERSATION highlighting the role of comedy as a political, moral and analytic tool in our time: Taboos are everywhere. Plain facts are being denied. Arguable propositions are foisted on us as if they were certainties. Decorum and politeness sometimes blind us or intimidate us or deceive us. The comic makes us laugh, for sure. But, in that act he also creates space for saying the unsayable. He has “plausible deniability.” He can be a truth teller, a liberator, a sage…
- Glenn Loury: Professor of Economic and Professor of International and Public Affairs, Brown University. Host of The Glenn Show podcast. He is among America’s leading critics writing on racial inequality.
- Roland Fryer: Harvard Economist, Macarthur “Genius” Fellow, Time 100 Honoree, McDonalds Employee of the Month specializing in Race and Education. Standup Comedian.
- Coleman Hughes: Writer, podcaster, rapper, and multi-instrumentalist who specialises in issues related to race, public policy and philosophy.
- Noam Dworman: Owner of the Comedy Cellar