Ed Driscoll

Ethnomusicologists Against Humor On Radio

As Tom Wolfe likes to say, “An intellectual is a person knowledgeable in one field who speaks out only in others”. That definition applies in spades to Professor Philip Bohlman of the University of Chicago, who is the president of the now legendary Society of Ethnomusicologists.

For sheer non-humor that becomes unintentionally hilarious in its stuffed shirt starched-into-concrete rigidity, don’t miss the audio recording of his interview with Hugh Hewitt. How this professor must shriek in horror every time he sees a production of Guys & Dolls…