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Camelot, it's a silly place

Sometimes medieval literature can be really funny. It might be clumsy writing, it might be the cultural gap, or it might even be intentional on the part of the writer, but you’ll definitely encounter some weird scenes or phrasings that make reading medieval literature such a great experience. 580 more words

Arthur

Colour + Noun Celebrates The Brilliance Of Monty Python With Something Completely Different

“And now for something completely different…”


It’s sad to think that there is a generation out there that isn’t familiar with the sensational British sketch comedy series, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus.”  The series ran on the BBC from 1969 – 1972 and influenced comedy, television, and film, much like The Beatles had their immense impact on music. 187 more words

Art

"Its Symbolic of his Struggle against Reality" - Monty Python (1980) forecasts The World in 2016

I have sometimes thought that comedians today are societies prophets!  This clip from Monty Python seems prescient….how sad that what was once seemed so absurd as to be laughable is now considered the norm…..love the last line “its symbolic of his struggle against reality” – the tag line of todays society.

Ethics

The Philosopher's Drinking Song

Good morning! Feeling a bit irreverent and impish today, so I’m sharing this little gem with you all. Thank you, Monty Python!

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Philosophy

The Innovation Crusade

“My Liege, for the past 20 years we have been plundering, pilfering and purchasing corporate businesses that all superficially exhibited that illusive spark of innovation. After numerous crusades, we successfully managed to commercially negotiate our way into falsely winning the most prestigious innovation awards as is evidenced by our large and impressive trophy cabinet obtained by the stealth of acquisition. 397 more words

Mis en Scene: Full cup of Monty

What is Mise en Scene ?

Mise en Scene is a french word the means ‘putting on stage’. The arrangement of the scenery,props,etc on the stage of a theatrical production or on the set of a film. 628 more words

Coconuts

Watch the way a swallow flies,
Unladen by a coconut,
What is this that I spy?
A knight won’t keep his mouth shut?
The improper use of this drupe, 51 more words

Poetry