Music + Culture
3:50 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Eric Idle: Irony Is Dead (And Other Insights From A Comic Icon)

Eric Idle is best known for Monty Python’s Flying Circus. But he has also done a vast array of movies and TV shows, and has written songs, books, and a hit Broadway Musical. Since the 1990s the British comic has lived in Los Angeles. Idle talked to Thom Kokenge about his never-ending stream of ideas, what makes a great comedian and his involvement in the scientific community. 

As heard on Weekend Edition:

Extended Interview:

Eric Idle's commencement address and song in video

Article from Whitman College on Idle's commencement address

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