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"So Anyway..." by John Cleese

This review has taken me awhile to write and publish: I quite simply do not wish to stop reading the book.

One of the taller of the founding members of Britain’s “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” and an accomplished writer of sketches and screenplays, Mr. 627 more words

The View From The Tower

Terry Gilliam is 75 today! Watch documentaries on Gilliam directed classics, Monty Python And The Holy Grail, Time Bandits, Brazil,The Adventures of Baron Muchausen and 12 Monkeys...

and unused Monty Python animated sketches!

“I just like the fact I can make a film which might give comfort to some people who think they are the only crazy person in the world and suddenly they see there are two crazy people in the world.” 48 more words


PowerBag! Tea For Men!

‘PowerBag!’ was originally penned and performed by the other half of A Sledgehammer Named Subtlety, Huck Poe. I like this piece because it gives me a chance to really let loose and “be in the moment.” I’m still horrible at memorizing lines, so you can see me sneaking glances at the stand. 718 more words

Beating The System

Gilliamesque Regards

I don’t think I’ve written anything about Terry Gilliam’s new autobiography, Gilliamesque (which @johncleese was kind enough to buy for me a couple of weeks ago), but I can’t think of a better day to mention it. 126 more words

To Be - Speech

From the great Bard Shakespeare:

In the speech, a despondent or feigning Prince Hamlet contemplates death and suicide. He bemoans the pains and unfairness of life but acknowledges the alternative might be still worse. 339 more words

Movie Speeches

What did the Project Managers ever do for us?

There is that famous scene in Monty Python and The Life of Brian where the rebels are demanding action against the oppressive Romans and ask the question ‘What did the Romans ever do for us?’- The answers came back over and over again as the rebels listed the many things that the Romans brought with them … medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health. 685 more words

Peter Taylor

Films: A Pre-Cocktail Dose of Monty Python

At the end of the day, a dose of absurdity may help get you ready for the cocktail hour! From Monty Python’s Holy Grail – the absurd battle at the bridge. Enjoy!