"Lacan Makes Freud Sound Like a Simple Valley Girl"

Regarding this video clip of NiteBeat’s Barry Nolan interviewing Slavoj Zizek about his new book, “The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity,” Jeremy Walton (Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, NYU Religious Studies) writes: This clip poses a number of urgent questions:  Why did Zizek agree to an interview with such a buffoon? Is Zizek familiar with the humor of Dennis Leary?  Finally, and most perplexingly, why is Zizek dressed as though he has just returned from a fly-fishing trip in Montana?

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