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Terry Gilliam

Python vs. YouTube: If You Can’t Beat...

In the sort of smart move that we could only attribute to some of the funniest men in on the planet, Monty Python has launched its own YouTube channel and will be replacing “crap quality videos” with high quality ones. All they...

Eric Idle in tuxedo

Eric Idle’s Comic Oratorio at the...

So Eric Idle was at The Hollywood Bowl the other night. He’s been there before. But this time it was to bring his comic oratorio, based on Life of Brian, to the stage. Entitled “Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty...

Steve Coogan as Mole

Trailer Mashups Get Their Own Site

A new site called The Trailer Mash looks to be a clearinghouse of trailer mashups, of which we’ve posted a few in our time. Now they bring us s a one-stop shop. They’re a mixed bag, as expected, but there are some truly inspired...

Monty Python group shot

Monty Python vs. AM America

From 1975, excerpts from an episode of AM America, where Team Python (without Cleese) were promoting Holy Grail. It’s a bit jumpy as we only get ten minutes of the program, but I’m sure this brings across the gist of how demented...

In Search of the Lost Python Sketch

Bloody hell. I had never heard of this before Mark Evanier pointed it out, but apparently this opening to an episode of Flying Circus was snipped away when it was re-run a few years later and then the footage was never un-snipped. And...

This Just In: Python’s Personal Best

There’s always room for Python–we all know this. A&E Home Video knows this as well, since they’ve gotten the surviving Python members to choose their best (acted and/or written) sketches. Those compilations, almost an...