Clowns, Jesters & Fools
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 627
- Aug 26, 2020 6:00 pm
- 52:45 mins
Fools are Everywhere Guest: Beatrice Otto, author, “Fools Are Everywhere: The Court Jester Around the World” The court jester, and all of the jokes, advice, and support he or she provided to kings and queens, was not just a Western figure. Fools are everywhere, and we talk about court jesters ranging from China to France, from India to England, from Central America to Spain. Learn more at www.foolsareeverywhere.com A Most Serious Edifice of Education Guest: Rodney Huey, Assistant Professor, Communications Studies, Lynchburg College, and Communications Advisor, "Federation Mondiale du Cirque” Clown college (no, not your favorite rival university) revolutionized the way clowns were trained and how they performed.