LQ Podcast

#54 Dick Cavett

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Lewis Lapham and Dick Cavett talk about Cavett's life and television career, the lessons in humor they've learned from Mark Twain and Groucho Marx, and that time they both tried out for a musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby while attending Yale in the 1950s. Listen to find out who got the part.

Related Read

More Podcasts

September 15, 2011

World in Time:

Green Mountain Boy

Willard Sterne Randall and Lewis Lapham talk about the life and adventures of Ethan Allen.  More

51

November 20, 2013

LQ Podcast:

Poe’s Terror of the Soul

The Morgan Library exhibit Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul reveals a complex, nuanced biography of the American author.  More

57
Daniil Kharms

March 05, 2014

LQ Podcast:

Daniil Kharms

Plummeting old women, masturbation obsessions, false mustaches, and NKVD arrests for subversive children’s literature. Aidan Flax-Clark explores the life of Russian surrealist Daniil Kharms. More