6.5. Snark Academia: Satire on Campus



Universities are home to reality warping bureaucracy, towering moral hubris, endemic charlatanism and rampant neoliberalism… according to the campus satire Jo and Adam discuss in this episode. Inspired by the new Nic Cage movie Dream Scenario and the return of Frasier Crane (this time returning as a Harvard professor), Adam and Jo are taking a deep dive into a world of satire that hits very close to home…. Featuring discussion of campus satire by such authors as David Lodge, Lorrie Moore, Anne Fine, Alison Lurie and, of course, Kingsley Amis. Also featuring an update on Adam’s new research interest in continental breakfasts.

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