monty python

  • January 19, 2015  

    Known for his work in Monty Python, on “Fawlty Towers” and in various movies, comedian and writer John Cleese was originally on a path to becoming a lawyer before finding himself “accidentally” in a comedy troupe. Jeffrey Brown talks with the British performer about early influences, advice for young comedians and his new memoir, “So, Anyway”. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2011    

    Paul Solman: The last post began to answer Jane Maier’s epic email by discussing “heterodoxy” in economics. Today’s takes up her second issue: “degrowth.” Following her point about the disinclination of economics to invite alternative views, Ms. Maier wrote: “… … Continue reading