Politics and its Discontents: John Cleese On Sarah Palin

As Cleese says in this 2008 interview, Michael Palin is no longer the funniest Palin. And about Fox News, which currently employs the post-political Palin, Cleese has this to say. It is probably the best analysis I’ve heard of the rampant stupidity that seems to infest the United States (sorry for that gross overgeneralization): Recommend ...

Cowichan Conversations: Alerts to Threats-In 2013 Europe

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: And now a word from John Cleese, the devil

This explains a great deal. Alltop is fond of burning things too.

The Equivocator: John Cleese on Creativity

(Via Boing Boing.) Filed under: Politics Tagged: creativity, humour, John Cleese

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Beekeeping

Another clip, this featuring John Cleese and Rowan Atkinson: Is it me, or do a inordinate number of John Cleese sketches end with him killing everyone? Alltop would like to end a sketch with gunfire too.

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Goon Show: Tales of Men’s Shirts

Before Monty Python, there was The Goon Show. I love the way that when Spike Milligan does anything, he breaks the rest of the Goons up. This is their penultimate radio performance, which also happened to be televised, and is, … Continue reading →

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Cleese Responds to Futile Comments

John Cleese responding to YouTube comments in a video posted on the Monty Python channel. In this video, hear what elderberries taste like, Cleese’s take on religion, and what, exactly, constitutes true stupidity.