Only a Joke Can Save Us: A Theory of Comedy, with Todd McGowan
About This Episode
My guest is Todd McGowan. He teaches courses in film theory, history, and genre at the University of Vermont. His areas of interest include Hegel, psychoanalysis, and existentialism, and the intersection of these lines of thought with the cinema. He's the author of numerous books, including most recently Only a Joke Can Save Us: A Theory of Comedy.