Tag - Monty Python

Michael Palin

Happy Birthday, Michael Palin

Michael Palin–comedian, actor, smart guy who figured out how to get the BBC to pay for sending him around the world–turns 66 years young today. I say young because he seems to traipse just about anywhere, like a smaller, quieter...

John Cleese

John Cleese on Python and The Panther

So Coraline looks like it’s going to come out ahead of the abysmal looking Pink Panther 2–which is good. Were it to be otherwise, I would have pushed this giant red button and blown up the world. Because let’s face it: when...

Welcome to Friday

This is for you. Yes, you. You made it to today, so you’ve earned it. Warning: bums. Direct link for the feedreaders.

Michael Palin: Every Sperm is Sacred

Stuff You Need to Know: The Python Addendum

Because by the time I get another Stuff done, this deal will be gone, I’m back. Remember how I said you should skip the Complete Collection of Flying Circus in favor of the 16-ton Megaset? Guess what’s on sale for $39.99, which...

Terry Gilliam

Python vs. YouTube: If You Can’t Beat...

In the sort of smart move that we could only attribute to some of the funniest men in on the planet, Monty Python has launched its own YouTube channel and will be replacing “crap quality videos” with high quality ones. All they...

Headsup: Two Fists of Flying Circus!

Trying to figure out what’s coming out and what you should buy vs. rent vs. back away from slowly is not for the faint of heart. It’s okay, though: I’m a professional. Here we go. A&E returns to the Python well with...

John Cleese in Life of Brian

John Cleese on The Dick Cavett Show:...

John Cleese appears on The Dick Cavett Show to promote Life of Brian as well as discuss Python in general. Excellent interview. Some of the things, like the origin of the “Flying Circus” name, I’m sure you’ve heard...

The One True Palin For President

While we applaud the putting forth of a Palin that we think everyone can agree on…we have to fall back on our current and future presidential candidate. Perhaps this Palin would consent to being a member of the Cabinet? Or a veep...

Eric Idle in tuxedo

Eric Idle’s Comic Oratorio at the...

So Eric Idle was at The Hollywood Bowl the other night. He’s been there before. But this time it was to bring his comic oratorio, based on Life of Brian, to the stage. Entitled “Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty...