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Greece vs. Germany: Better match-up in EURO 2012 or EURO 425 B.C.?

Looking at the groupings for the EURO 2012, the European Championships that begin today, one can probably guess that Greece will not be playing Germany in the knockout stages. You never know, however, as it’s quite possible the 2004 Euro champion will make it out of Group A and advance. Even though Germany is in […]

Pythons reveal favorite modern comedies….

After having to suffer for years and years of fans worldwide wanting to know what are the Pythons favorite sketches or what were their early days influences for the brilliant Python sketches, at long last, someone has asked the likes of Terry Gilliam, Carol Cleveland, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, what makes them laugh…non-Python related. […]

Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days iPad app

Bring out your dead! Grab your coconuts! The Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days has arrived Just days before the new iPad3 was announced came the brilliant news, finally, of an app from those crazy kids affectionately known around the world as Monty Python — Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days app for […]

Terry Jones talks about writing Python sketches

Ever since that fateful day in 1974 when KERA, the public television station in Dallas, became the first PBS station in the U.S. to broadcast Monty Python’s Flying Circus I have wondered just what went on in the heads of Oxford graduates, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, and Cambridge graduates, Eric Idle, John Cleese and […]

Monty Python's 1974 pre-'wardrobe malfunction' bit of lunacy

If you’re a broadcaster or producer, you just thought your clashes with the FCC began back in 2004 and Janet Jackson’s infamous “wardrobe malfunction” incident. A full 30+ years prior to that special Sunday, one of the producers of the brilliant Python film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail was approached by a member of […]

Pythons to reunite for Absolutely Anything

There was a time it seemed like members of Monty Python were getting together for ‘almost anything’. Masters of re-versioning their classic material on albums such as The Album of the Soundtrack of the Trailer of the Film of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Hastily Cobbled Together for a Fast Buck Album, Monty […]

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Python's Terry Gilliam – DIY Animation 101

Ever wonder how that giant foot came down at the beginning of the classic opening to Monty Python’s Flying Circus or how any of the other buffer elements between show segments were created? Normally, this would be the time for the please, everyone, these are professionals, do not try this at home PSA. Not this […]

'Twas the Night Before Christmas – John Cleese style

It was 2007 when one, John Cleese, set his Pythonesque sights on the traditional reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. In John’s own words from the podcast of thoughts, observations and musings, this is his attempt to alleviate the planet from holiday stress “…that finds everyone assembled around a blazing fire, where families eat […]

Celebrate life, the universe and everything in 2012

Sunday, 11 March, 2012 is the day to celebrate the man who gave us life, the universe and everything. The Apollo Hammersmith in London (Planet Earth) is the place to be for the birthday party of all birthday parties. Greats from the world of science, comedy and music will come together for an evening of entertainment […]

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