Etgar Keret on Why Humor Is Essential Right Now
From the Quarantine Tapes Podcast with Paul Holdengraber
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic.
Today on episode 75 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber and Etgar Keret discuss Jewish identity and the cathartic role of humor in both personal and public life.
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Born in Ramat Gan in 1967, Etgar Keret is a leading voice in Israeli literature and cinema. Keret’s books were published in more than 46 languages. His writing has been published in The New York Times, Le Monde, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Paris Review, and Zoetrope.