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Happy Birthday Michael!

A ridiculously Happy 74th to Arthur Putey, Mr. Gumby, the It’s Man, Cardinal Ximenez, Heinrich Bimmler, Mr. Pither, Sir Galahad the Pure, Ex-Leper, Ken Pile, Luigi Vercotti, Debbie Katzenberg. And so many more…

Sounds Familiar

“So I thought to myself ‘a little fermented curd will do the trick’. So I curtailed my Walpolling activities, sallied forth and infiltrated your place of purveyance to negotiate the vending of some cheesy comestibles!” – Mousebender (John Cleese), “Cheese Shop” – Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Sounds Familiar

Belly Laugh

Blog Post #358

Tonight was a low-key evening. I’m still not feeling 100% so we had an easy dinner (a hearty split pea soup) and settled on the sofa to watch a movie — thank you, Netflix! 167 more words

John Cleese to Star in His First BBC Series Since 'Fawlty Towers,' by 'Brazil' Co-Writer Charles McKeown

It’s been four decades since John Cleese has starred in a British TV series — which means, yes, it’s been 40 years since Fawlty Towers  357 more words


Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

Independent Lens explores the aftermath of the 2012 mass shooting where 20 first-graders and six of their educators were killed. 342 more words

Monday Montage

Friday Monty Python Funny

So, this is another example of my sense of humor.

My dad was and remains a huge, HUGE fan of Monty Python. So growing up, we kids watched it all the time. 228 more words

Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Hidden Treasures by Adrian Besley (2017)

Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Hidden Treasures
by Adrian Besley
Abrams, 2017

British humor (or humour, if you prefer extraneous u’s in your words) does not always translate well when performed for American audiences. 218 more words