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The Memphis Flyer
EndpapersGideon Defoe Pantheon Books, 166 pp., $15.95 Imagine watching a Scooby Doo-st
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The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 hours ago
Gideon Defoe Pantheon Books, 166 pp., $15.95 Imagine watching a Scooby Doo-style mystery acted out by the cast of Monty Python in pirate costumes while you're high on some dank weed. Or skip the weed and forget about imagining anything.... Read more
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examiner.com
Meet Ken Carlson from the YouTube screwball sci-fi comedy 'Dead Drift'“Dead Drift.” It reminded me of English humor. I get the feeling that you based
Meet Ken Carlson from the YouTube screwball sci-fi comedy 'Dead Drift'
examiner.com / Posted 17 hours ago
“Dead Drift.” It reminded me of English humor. I get the feeling that you based this on a combination of Benny Hill meets Monty Python in outer space. Am I correct? If not, where did you find the inspiration for this project? Ken Carlson: Haha,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Art Virtuoso Changing the Face of Kenyan TVNoah. His style is not surprising, given that his own sense of humour was shap
Art Virtuoso Changing the Face of Kenyan TV
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Noah. His style is not surprising, given that his own sense of humour was shaped by another renegade band of comedians -- Monty Python -- the British actors that were at their peak in the 1970s and 1980s. Jason Corder is no new face to viewers.... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Pompey’s class act which some refuse to seecampaign which, in terms of points and wins, ranks as their most productive sin
Pompey’s class act which some refuse to see
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
campaign which, in terms of points and wins, ranks as their most productive since the 2002-3 Division One winners. Using Monty Python parlance, it is all rather reminiscent of a memorable scene from Life of Brian. ‘All right, all right, but... Read more
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The Buffalo News
100 things every Western New Yorker should do – Oozefestthe following year. The contest is sponsored by a team of alumni, called “Poach
100 things every Western New Yorker should do – Oozefest
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
the following year. The contest is sponsored by a team of alumni, called “Poached Trout in a White Wine Sauce,” after a Monty Python skit. Garbed in voluminous get-ups, they’ve been competing for more than 20 years. Oozefest is not Boozefest.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Our Wedding Story: We met at French Collegeof interactive fashion brand, Love & Robots. Remembering their engagement, Jam
Our Wedding Story: We met at French College
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
of interactive fashion brand, Love & Robots. Remembering their engagement, James says, “We went to London to see a Monty Python show. The next morning we went for a walk in Greenwich, before our flight home that afternoon. I wanted to... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
GPLT sets seasontheatre's 54th season schedule, released on Sunday, includes eight shows - two
GPLT sets season
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
theatre's 54th season schedule, released on Sunday, includes eight shows - two more than last year - ranging from Monty Python to Peter Pan to a drama set in the Second World War. It was partly good timing that allowed the season to do two... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Brit comic Jimmy Carr enjoys pushing the boundarieslike you’re standing on the shoulders of giants when you do British comedy anyw
Brit comic Jimmy Carr enjoys pushing the boundaries
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
like you’re standing on the shoulders of giants when you do British comedy anywhere. “You’re playing to people who’ve seen Monty Python and Eddie Izzard or the Two Ronnies, and you benefit from the frame of reference.” For tour dates visit,... Read more
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/Film
Will Forte Interview: SNL Vet Talks Keanu & Moreto growing up? Steve Martin is my number one of all time, so it’s him, Peter S
Will Forte Interview: SNL Vet Talks Keanu & More
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
to growing up? Steve Martin is my number one of all time, so it’s him, Peter Sellers…SNL was a huge deal for me. I loved Monty Python. David Letterman was a big deal for me. And then I’m constantly collecting more and more comedy heroes.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seth MacFarlane looks forward to opening night with the Popsnight May 6, grew up with examples of comedy that treated music seriously. “Th
Seth MacFarlane looks forward to opening night with the Pops
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
night May 6, grew up with examples of comedy that treated music seriously. “That’s something that goes all the way back to Monty Python,” says MacFarlane. “I remember watching ‘The Meaning Of Life’ when I was 13 and just being astonished at how... Read more
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Box Office Prophets
Classic Movie Review: Monty Python and the Holy GrailBy Clint ChirpichApril 27, 2016 The main plot line, focusing on King Arthur (w
Classic Movie Review: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Box Office Prophets / Posted 3 days ago
By Clint ChirpichApril 27, 2016 The main plot line, focusing on King Arthur (wonderfully played by Graham Chapman) and his knights' quest to find the Holy Grail, is sublime. I don't know if I... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Why Is the PC Industry Trying to Kill the PC?Every time the "PC is dead" topic comes up, an old Monty Python movie comes to
Why Is the PC Industry Trying to Kill the PC?
E-Commerce Times / Posted 3 days ago
Every time the "PC is dead" topic comes up, an old Monty Python movie comes to mind, and I'll bet you can guess which one. PCs are on almost every desk, and the installed base is measured not in the hundreds, thousands, or even tens of thousands --... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Coon Rapids Community Players present ‘Spamalot’page and Looking Back column. She also covers ISD 15, St. Francis schools and w
Coon Rapids Community Players present ‘Spamalot’
ABC Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
page and Looking Back column. She also covers ISD 15, St. Francis schools and writes feature stories. Playing on “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” Coon Rapids Community Players present “Spamalot.” Coon Rapids resident Addison Pennington... Read more
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PhysOrg
The language of persuasionthe research also offers linguistic clues that will show in advance whether you
The language of persuasion
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
the research also offers linguistic clues that will show in advance whether your opponent's mind can be changed. An old Monty Python sketch has come to life: On "ChangeMyView," a subcommunity of the Reddit social network, you can post an idea... Read more
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examiner.com
Ride along with Captain Ryland aboard the JF Sebastian spaceship on 'Dead Drift'the dimwitted dad and the trophy wife with the perfect children. Growing up du
Ride along with Captain Ryland aboard the JF Sebastian spaceship on 'Dead Drift'
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
the dimwitted dad and the trophy wife with the perfect children. Growing up during the ‘70s and ‘80s, I enjoyed watching Monty Python and Benny Hill. “Dead Drift” reminded me of these old English comedies. The first episode of “Dead Drift” is “I... Read more
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Football365
Taking gloating Arsenal fans downleague and finishing above Arsenal I’d wouldn’t have just bitten your hand off,
Taking gloating Arsenal fans down
Football365 / Posted 4 days ago
league and finishing above Arsenal I’d wouldn’t have just bitten your hand off, you’d be left akin to the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. One thing I definitely wouldn’t have said would be: “Well, I’ll take it depending on who... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
INTERVIEW: Maynard James Keenan Injects Arizona Scenery into Puscifer's Money $hotKeenan says. “There are five acts and it’s a full on presentation. It has more
INTERVIEW: Maynard James Keenan Injects Arizona Scenery into Puscifer's Money $hot
Tucson Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Keenan says. “There are five acts and it’s a full on presentation. It has more to do with Saturday Night Live and Monty Python than just a basic band touring through. It’s something that you’re not used to. Anything goes with... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Make it a DateRoyal, Sawclose: Box office - 01225 448844. Until July 2. AN EVENING WITH JOHN
Make it a Date
Weston Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Royal, Sawclose: Box office - 01225 448844. Until July 2. AN EVENING WITH JOHN CLEESE. For the first time ever, the Monty Python comedy legend brings his Alimony Tour to the UK. From writing to starring in plays, musicals, theatrical and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
'Real Inspector Hound' follows production ofand Guildenstern are Dead," with its meditations on fate and free will. Those w
'Real Inspector Hound' follows production of
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
and Guildenstern are Dead," with its meditations on fate and free will. Those who don't know Stoppard might think of Monty Python. With a difference: "One of my challenges was to keep the actors away from trying to do Michael Palin,"... Read more
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Daily Star
EU farce lets jihadis into UK: Officials argue over definition of 'foreign fighter'to Europe after being in such locations. Tory MP Tim Loughton compared EU bure
EU farce lets jihadis into UK: Officials argue over definition of 'foreign fighter'
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
to Europe after being in such locations. Tory MP Tim Loughton compared EU bureaucrats to “the Judaean People’s Front in Monty Python’s Life Of Brian wasting valuable time arguing about the niceties and subtle differences in what constitutes a... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Why Is the PC Industry Trying to Kill the PC?Every time the "PC is dead" topic comes up, an old Monty Python movie comes to
Why Is the PC Industry Trying to Kill the PC?
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 5 days ago
Every time the "PC is dead" topic comes up, an old Monty Python movie comes to mind, and I'll bet you can guess which one. PCs are on almost every desk, and the installed base is measured not in the hundreds, thousands, or even tens of thousands --... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Watch: Is this Reading's happiest man?on Saturday afternoon... and there are times when you just have to keep the cam
Watch: Is this Reading's happiest man?
Reading Evening Post / Posted 5 days ago
on Saturday afternoon... and there are times when you just have to keep the camera rolling! Turned out to be similar to a 'Monty Python Show' - enjoy." Might this be the happiest man in Reading? Let us know what makes you happy in the comments... Read more
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iol.co.za
No crying over spilled breast milktrue that sometimes there are lapses in procedures. And, yes, it's just breast
No crying over spilled breast milk
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
true that sometimes there are lapses in procedures. And, yes, it's just breast milk, and, yes, this is an absurdity that Monty Python would have loved to mock. But the context here is that all of us now inhabit a crazy world in which the bad guys... Read more
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USA Today
Exclusive: 'Labyrinth' 30th-anniversary release coming in SeptemberEvents. Plus, the fantasy film — directed by Henson, executive produced by Geor
Exclusive: 'Labyrinth' 30th-anniversary release coming in September
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Events. Plus, the fantasy film — directed by Henson, executive produced by George Lucas and scripted by Terry Jones of Monty Python fame — receives a new anniversary edition on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on Sept. 20. Labyrinth stars Jennifer... Read more
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express
Where are they now? BBC newsreader Richard Bakerdon’t like!’ You can’t please everyone! “Other TV work came along, including a
Where are they now? BBC newsreader Richard Baker
express / Posted 7 days ago
don’t like!’ You can’t please everyone! “Other TV work came along, including appearances on The Morecambe & Wise Show and Monty Python, and commentating on state occasions. I also narrated the children’s show Teddy Edward in 1973 and became the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Polo’s Student of the MonthSudoku or What am I? ( a game of riddles) Food: Orange chicken Game or activi
Polo’s Student of the Month
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
Sudoku or What am I? ( a game of riddles) Food: Orange chicken Game or activity: Soccer Actor: Danny Devito Movie: “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” TV shows: “South Park”, “Bob’s Burgers”, “The League”, and “Lost” Sports team: St. Louis... Read more
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express
ISIS jihadis FREE to slip into UK because EU cannot agree on ‘foreign fighter’ definitionaffairs committee, referred to the revelations as a “deeply worrying and ridicu
ISIS jihadis FREE to slip into UK because EU cannot agree on ‘foreign fighter’ definition
express / Posted 8 days ago
affairs committee, referred to the revelations as a “deeply worrying and ridiculous state of affairs” and reminiscent of a Monty Python sketch. He said: “We are constantly being told that membership of the EU is essential to preserve our security... Read more
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Japan Today
Disney hits jackpot with fairy tales in the flesh ‹ Japan Todayknew and Victorian society as a whole,” said Bobin. “I felt that you could alm
Disney hits jackpot with fairy tales in the flesh ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 days ago
knew and Victorian society as a whole,” said Bobin. “I felt that you could almost trace a brand of English comedy—starting with him, going through Edward Lear and the goon show in the 50s and Monty Python in the 70s—which has never really gone awa... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
When a 'Hound' mocks the 'Mouse,' all is good on stageand Guildenstern are Dead," with its meditations on fate and free will. Those w
When a 'Hound' mocks the 'Mouse,' all is good on stage
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
and Guildenstern are Dead," with its meditations on fate and free will. Those who don't know Stoppard might think of Monty Python. With a difference: "One of my challenges was to keep the actors away from trying to do Michael Palin,"... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
TV Picks: 'Bajillion Dollar Properties,' Prince onlineCoast HQ; stand-up specials; next-day airings of the NBC's late-night shows; a
TV Picks: 'Bajillion Dollar Properties,' Prince online
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
Coast HQ; stand-up specials; next-day airings of the NBC's late-night shows; a heaping helping of British sitcoms from "Monty Python" to "Nathan Barley" -- the cognoscenti nod approvingly -- and full runs of "Saturday Night Live," "The Kids in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Game of Thrones filming locations: the ultimate guidefor the first time. Serious fans might complete their odyssey with a trip to D
Game of Thrones filming locations: the ultimate guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
for the first time. Serious fans might complete their odyssey with a trip to Doune Castle in Scotland. Previously seen in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, it was used in the pilot episode (never actually screened to the public) for exterior shots... Read more
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CTV News
Disney hits jackpot with fairy tales in the fleshVictorian society as a whole," said Bobin. "I felt that you could almost trace
Disney hits jackpot with fairy tales in the flesh
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
Victorian society as a whole," said Bobin. "I felt that you could almost trace a brand of English comedy -- starting with him, going through Edward Lear and the goon show in the 50s and Monty Python in the 70s -- which has never really gone... Read more
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iafrica.com
Disney hits jackpot with classics in the fleshVictorian society as a whole," said Bobin. "I felt that you could almost trace
Disney hits jackpot with classics in the flesh
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Victorian society as a whole," said Bobin. "I felt that you could almost trace a brand of English comedy -- starting with him, going through Edward Lear and the goon show in the 50s and Monty Python in the 70s -- which has never really gone... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
British comedian Victoria Wood dies aged 62see it. She was so funny". "RIP the brilliant Victoria Wood. So innovative, fu
British comedian Victoria Wood dies aged 62
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
see it. She was so funny". "RIP the brilliant Victoria Wood. So innovative, funny and down to earth," Ricky Gervais said. Monty Python star John Cleese added: "Shocked by news of Victoria Wood". "I worked with her last year and was reminded of... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami's Adopted Son Iggy Pop Shows Punk Has No Age Limita furious movement of some kind from the audience. "At this point in his life,
Miami's Adopted Son Iggy Pop Shows Punk Has No Age Limit
Miami New Times / Posted 10 days ago
a furious movement of some kind from the audience. "At this point in his life, Pop is a lot like the Black Knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail..." Still, this was no Stooges atmosphere. After a slow start, that same punk spirit was in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Disney hits jackpot with fairy tales in the fleshand Victorian society as a whole,” said Bobin. “I felt that you could almost t
Disney hits jackpot with fairy tales in the flesh
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
and Victorian society as a whole,” said Bobin. “I felt that you could almost trace a brand of English comedy — starting with him, going through Edward Lear and the goon show in the 50s and Monty Python in the 70s — which has never really gone aw... Read more
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Island Packet
10 things you need to know about Shakespeareno one has claimed authorship except Shakespeare, publicly or privately, during
10 things you need to know about Shakespeare
Island Packet / Posted 11 days ago
no one has claimed authorship except Shakespeare, publicly or privately, during their lives or posthumously – except in a Monty Python sketch. 9) A more interesting theory: Shakespeare worked on the poetic King James Version of The Bible, an... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Toughest Blackhawks defenceman right now? Niklas HjalmarssonYou know that scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail where King Arthur slices
Toughest Blackhawks defenceman right now? Niklas Hjalmarsson
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
You know that scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail where King Arthur slices off the arm of the Black Knight and he laughs and says “Just a flesh wound,” then when all his limbs but one leg have been rendered useless he says “OK, we’ll call it a... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Look Who's Back Casts Hitler in a Gallows Humor Satire on Media, Fear and Threats to Democracycomedic gold, even as he is everyone else's nightmare. Hitlerian comedy is sto
Look Who's Back Casts Hitler in a Gallows Humor Satire on Media, Fear and Threats to Democracy
Boise Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
comedic gold, even as he is everyone else's nightmare. Hitlerian comedy is stock-in-trade in countries like England (the Monty Python players couldn't leave him alone) and the United States (catsthatlooklikehitler.com), but not so much in... Read more
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Namibia Economist
“Boom Bust Boom” chastises economists, with some help from songs and puppetsTERRY JONES, of Monty Python fame, knows a thing or two about group-think. In “
“Boom Bust Boom” chastises economists, with some help from songs and puppets
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 days ago
TERRY JONES, of Monty Python fame, knows a thing or two about group-think. In “The Life of Brian”, one of the comedy group’s films in which the protagonist is mistaken for the messiah, the frustrated hero yells to a worshipful crowd: “you’re all... Read more
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International Business Times
Junior doctors row takes another turn as Jeremy Hunt changes his tune on imposing new contract contract implemented. It looks like the contract is dead in the water, that it
Junior doctors row takes another turn as Jeremy Hunt changes his tune on imposing new contract
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
contract implemented. It looks like the contract is dead in the water, that it has no life in it, like the dead parrot in Monty Python," added Lamb. The government insists that the new contract will enable it to deliver a "seven-day" NHS, but... Read more
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express
What was life really like in Britain under the Romans?supply of running water - the first flushing toilet. WHAT DID THE ROMANS EVER
What was life really like in Britain under the Romans?
express / Posted 13 days ago
supply of running water - the first flushing toilet. WHAT DID THE ROMANS EVER DO FOR US? It’s a classic line from a Monty Python film but the Romans really did give us a rich heritage. They built massive brick and stone buildings with... Read more
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International Business Times
Fawlty Towers co-creator John Cleese attacked for criticising Swedish hotel on Twitter in which he is outraged to discover there is no soap dish. However, sympathy w
Fawlty Towers co-creator John Cleese attacked for criticising Swedish hotel on Twitter
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
in which he is outraged to discover there is no soap dish. However, sympathy was in equally short supply for the former Monty Python genius. One responded: "It's not nice to use your famous name to thrash a hotel. Why didn't you pay for a... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
213-228/366: Kid-Light Photo Dumpa couple of waterfalls, and back up on the other side. The kids were super fire
213-228/366: Kid-Light Photo Dump
ScienceBlogs / Posted 13 days ago
a couple of waterfalls, and back up on the other side. The kids were super fired up for this, and watching The Pip do the Monty Python knight gallop along a narrow path above a steep drop only took a couple of years off our lives. Fortunately, the... Read more
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The Local
'Don’t mention the shower!’ Cleese thrashes Sweden hotelthis possible? Were they distracted by other important work?" Story continues
'Don’t mention the shower!’ Cleese thrashes Sweden hotel
The Local / Posted 13 days ago
this possible? Were they distracted by other important work?" Story continues below… Cleese, who was also one of the Monty Python team, is currently touring Europe with his 'Last Time to See Me Before I Die' show, where he shares anecdotes... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ricky Gervais: 'It’s always about people, it’s always about ego'Gervais was close to his siblings who, he says, treated him “like an experiment
Ricky Gervais: 'It’s always about people, it’s always about ego'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Gervais was close to his siblings who, he says, treated him “like an experiment”: he could read aged three and was watching Monty Python at 10. “I didn’t know I was poor growing up, because everyone was in the same boat,” says Gervais. “I couldn’t... Read more
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Golf Magazine
Men in Plaid Skirts: RBC Heritage May Be the Most Fun on Tourby, I heard one of the uniformed plaidsters speak with a British accent. That f
Men in Plaid Skirts: RBC Heritage May Be the Most Fun on Tour
Golf Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
by, I heard one of the uniformed plaidsters speak with a British accent. That figured, since this all felt like an old Monty Python sketch. I didn’t ask the skirted gents their names or their story or what they might or might not be wearing... Read more
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ajc.com
Short leads sub-par parade at Mitsubishi Classicthe green. Watson ended the day with a 76, and stood tied for 35th. But look w
Short leads sub-par parade at Mitsubishi Classic
ajc.com / Posted 14 days ago
the green. Watson ended the day with a 76, and stood tied for 35th. But look who else is lurking. A couple clues: He has a Monty Python warm-up routine; his most cherished items are his humidor, his wine collection and his golf clubs (in no... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bill Oddie on the good times and the bad timesshow of the 1970s and early 1980s. The Goodies grew out of the same bunch of l
Bill Oddie on the good times and the bad times
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
show of the 1970s and early 1980s. The Goodies grew out of the same bunch of ludicrous Cambridge University performers as Monty Python. Both achieved big fame, although Monty Python became more famous, got more critical acclaim and earned more... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bill Oddie on the good times and the bad timesshow of the 1970s and early 1980s. The Goodies grew out of the same bunch of l
Bill Oddie on the good times and the bad times
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
show of the 1970s and early 1980s. The Goodies grew out of the same bunch of ludicrous Cambridge University performers as Monty Python. Both achieved big fame, although Monty Python became more famous, got more critical acclaim and earned more... Read more
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