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Monty Python

  1. british comedy
    How Spike Milligan’s Q Paved the Way for Monty PythonLooking back on the surreal sketch show that debuted six months before Flying Circus.
  2. profile
    Terry Gilliam, the Man Who Was Almost Killed by Don QuixoteThe Monty Python animator and director on the movie that took him three decades to make.
  3. interview
    Carol Cleveland, the Seventh PythonTalking with the woman who appeared in all of Monty Python’s projects as their so-called “glamour stooge.”
  4. oral histories
    The True Origins of Monty Python’s Spamalot MusicalThe best stories from the updated Monty Python oral history, including how Mel Brooks helped give birth to Spamalot.
  5. book excerpt
    Eric Idle on the Enduring, Powerful Legacy of the Song He Wrote As a JokeHow Monty Python’s “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” took on a life of its own.
  6. memoirs
    Monty Python Almost Never Aired and Other Stories From Eric Idle’s MemoirThis is filled with great stories.
  7. from the archives
    Looking for Lost Monty Python Material? Look No FurtherLooking back at the group’s Hastily Cobbled Together for a Fast Buck Album.
  8. Comedy’s Holy Grail, Lost Monty Python Scenes, Found in Michael Palin’s ArchiveNot dead yet!
  9. big screen adaptations
    Broadway’s Spamalot Is Going to the Big ScreenMonty Python’s Eric Idle will write the script.
  10. A Bunch of Monty Python Movies, TV Shows, and Specials Head to Netflix […]Soon, nearly all of Monty Python’s back catalog will be available to view on Netflix. According to Deadline, the streaming network has secured […]
  11. on comedy
    Terry Gilliam Thinks Donald Trump Is Way More Absurd Than Monty Python“The reality is funnier than anything one can do.”
  12. Dan Stevens’s 10 Favorite BooksFrom Walt Whitman to Monty Python.
  13. “Pour Yourself a Scotch and Pull Yourself Together” and Other Answers from […]John Cleese fielded a bunch of questions from fans today in a Reddit AMA to promote his upcoming Monty Python Q&A tour, and unsurprisingly, […]
  14. in conversation
    John Cleese on Political Correctness and the Funniest Joke He Ever Told“Why should we sacrifice laughter to the cause of politically correctness if that laughter isn’t rooted in nastiness?”
  15. robin williams
    Absolutely Anything, Robin Williams’s Last Movie, Gets a U.S. Release DateWilliams voices Simon Pegg’s excitable dog, Dennis, in the film by Monty Python’s Terry Jones.
  16. Unearthing a Rare 1971 Monty Python Film All About Peas Let’s say you suddenly found yourself in charge of a major corporation. If you’re good at your job, imagine you’d probably try to steer the […]
  17. vulture lists
    10 Terrific British Sketch Shows to Watch Right NowThe best British sketch shows, from Monty Python to Mitchell and Webb.
  18. last night on late night
    Watch Monty Python Stars Sing ‘F*ck Selfies’John Cleese and Eric Idle shared their feelings about self-photography with Conan.
  19. very sad things
    Michael Palin Discusses Terry Jones’s Dementia“Not that Terry is out of circulation.”
  20. Monty Python’s Terry Jones Has Been Diagnosed with DementiaBetween their late night show appearances, multiple live reunion tours, 2015 documentary, and the release of their entire discography, the […]
  21. Monty Python’s Terry Jones Diagnosed With DementiaThe comedian has primary progressive aphasia, his spokesman said.
  22. comedy
    John Cleese Brought the Monty Python Character Anne Elk Back for a New SketchAnne’s got a theory.
  23. Inside Graham Chapman and Douglas Adams’ Lost Sketch Show ‘Out of the […] In 1974, when Monty Python’s Flying Circus came to a close, without John Cleese, the members of the troupe knew they weren’t quite finished. […]
  24. Rediscovering Eric Idle’s Post-Python Sketch Show, ‘Rutland Weekend […] The TV show you just worked on has ended. It did reasonably well, running a few seasons, but it was definitely a fringe success. You and your […]
  25. last night on late night
    The Only Way to Make Colbert’s Furry Hat Bit Sillier Was to Add John CleeseHe who controls the hats controls the universe.
  26. John Cleese and Eric Idle Are Touring the US This OctoberMonty Python’s John Cleese and Eric Idle are going on tour. Titled John Cleese and Eric Idle: Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time, […]
  27. John Cleese Looks Back on Monty Python’s ‘Dead Parrot’ Sketch on ‘Late […]John Cleese was a guest on last night’s Late Night, where he looked back at Monty Python’s reunion shows at the Tribeca Film Festival over the […]
  28. Watch Monty Python Take Over ‘The Tonight Show’Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show featuring Monty Python’s Terry Jones, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam, […]
  29. stephen hawking explains
    Stephen Hawking Sings Monty Python’s Galaxy Song“Just remember that you’re standing on a planet that’s evolving.”
  30. The 20 Best Comedy Movies of All TimeThe funniest movies tend to burrow into our brains like no other form of popular entertainment. Through repeated viewings and earworm quotes, […]
  31. ‘Monty Python: The Meaning of Live’ to Premiere at the Tribeca Film […]Get ready for another Monty Python reunion. According to The Wrap, a new documentary called Monty Python: The Meaning of Live is set to […]
  32. encounter
    John Cleese Revisits His Pre-Monty Python Time in New YorkTalking to the comedian about his new memoir, So, Anyway …
  33. Own the Entire Monty Python Discography with ‘Total Rubbish: The Complete […]As if their live reunion shows in London, newly released album, and delightfully entertaining cat fights weren’t enough to tide fans over, […]
  34. Mick Jagger Calls Monty Python a ‘Bunch of Wrinkly Old Men Trying to […]To introduce the press conference ahead of Monty Python’s live farewell shows in London starting this week, Mick Jagger – who has made fun of […]
  35. John Cleese and Eric Idle Drop Some Sick Terry Gilliam BurnsTime Out recently conducted interviews with Monty Python’s John Cleese and Eric Idle ahead of their live reunion shows next month, covering […]
  36. ‘The Last Night of the Pythons’ to Air Live in US Theaters Next MonthMonty Python’s American fans now have less reason to feel left out of their live London reunion shows next month. AP reports that there are now […]
  37. Terry Gilliam Calls Monty Python’s Upcoming Farewell Shows ‘Depressing’“It’s harder to do comedy now anyway: we’re older, we’ve become the Establishment we took the piss out of… Actually, the truth is I find it […]
  38. Monty Python Adds One More Night to Their Live London Show, Calls It Their […]The Monty Python era is nearing its end. Not even a week after releasing the music video for their new song “The Silly Walks Song,” UK’s […]
  39. Here’s the Music Video for Monty Python’s New Track ‘The Silly Walks Song’Monty Python is re-releasing their 1989 album Monty Python Sings this summer with five new bonus tracks, including the above ditty “The Silly […]
  40. Monty Python to Release Five New Songs this SummerTo coincide with their 10 Monty Python Live (Mostly) London comeback shows this summer, the legendary comedy group has also announced that […]
  41. Simon Pegg to Play the Lead in a Movie that Features Four Monty Python […]Simon Pegg is set to work with the Monty Python guys for the first time. Screen Daily reports that he’s been cast as the lead in Absolutely […]
  42. Monty Python Adds Another Five Reunion ShowsMonty Python’s reunion next year has already been expanded from one to five shows, and now the group has announced they’ll be doing an […]
  43. The Monty Python Guys Are Now Doing Five Shows in LondonLast week, the five living members of Monty Python announced a reunion show at the O2 Arena in London  for July 1. Tickets went on sale this […]
  44. This Week in Comedy: Comedy Central Buys ‘Chris Gethard Show’, Monty […]-Comedy Central ordered a pilot of The Chris Gethard Show, and we talked to him about this exciting news. -Monty Python announced they’re […]
  45. Highlights from Monty Python’s Reddit AMAFollowing the news that the five living members of Monty Python are reuniting for a show in London next summer, all five participated in a […]
  46. reunions
    Monty Python Reunion: 1 Live Show in LondonWith a mix of old and new material.
  47. Monty Python Will Perform at the O2 Arena in London on July 1The five living members of Monty Python confirmed their plans to reunite for a stage show this morning. Eric Idle, Michael Palin, John Cleese, […]
  48. reunions
    Monty Python Reunion Apparently Really HappeningAn official announcement will be made Thursday.
  49. Monty Python Is Getting Back Together for a Stage ShowThe five living members of the extraordinarily influential British sketch troupe Monty Python are reuniting for a stage show. Python Terry […]
  50. Dick Cavett’s Semi-Serious Talk with Graham ChapmanThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
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