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Looking for Lost Monty Python Material? Look No Further
Looking back at the group’s
Hastily Cobbled Together for a Fast Buck Album
John Cleese on
The Goon Show
, His Earliest Comedy Influence
Talking with the Monty Python member about Peter Sellers, failure, and why he prefers disrespectful interviewers.
John Cleese on ‘The Tonight Show’: “Most of the Best People Are Dead”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon chats with John Cleese about being what Fallon describes as “very very very […]
“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, […]
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?”
John Cleese’s Early Days on ‘I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again’
When John Cleese looks back on his life in the first volume of his memoir, So, Anyway…, he doesn’t say that the happiest time in his life was […]
John Cleese to Star in BBC Comedy Series ‘Edith’
John Cleese has signed on to star in his first BBC sitcom since Fawlty Towers. According to Variety, Cleese will star alongside Alison Steadman […]
across the pond
John Cleese Is Returning to British Television for a New Sitcom
will be a six-part series.
John Cleese on Why Most Things Don’t Matter (and a Few Things That Do)
It felt perfectly fitting that, during one of the worst and most embarrassing weeks in US history, I got the opportunity to have a brief chat […]
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 […]
Star Andrew Sachs Is Dead at 86
The British character actor played hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in the beloved comedy series.
Eric Idle and John Cleese Share Some Wise Marriage Advice on ‘Conan’
Here’s a clip from Eric Idle and John Cleese’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where they share some of the wisdom they’ve learned from many […]
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.
John Cleese Recaps All of
The Walking Dead
The Ministry of Silly Walkers.
John Cleese Brought the Monty Python Character Anne Elk Back for a New Sketch
Anne’s got a theory.
John Cleese and Eric Idle Announce Fall 2016 North American Tour Dates
John Cleese and Eric Idle are embarking on another round of their tour Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time. Today the two announced […]
Hotel Inspiration to Be Demolished
Was it because they mentioned the war?
Exclusive: John Cleese Slams Ex-Wife, Terry Gilliam, Republicans, His Hotel …
“You have to let go of the idea that this can ever be a decent and rational place. I have a new show I will call ‘Why There is No Hope.’”
Stephin Merritt Unveils Practical Solution to National Scourge
Plus: ‘Scrubs’ creator Bill Lawrence will hit you in the face.
John Cleese Has Led No Easy Life
Plus: Graydon Carter!
Marion Cotillard Gets a Date With Johnny Depp
Plus industry news on Beyoncé, Robert Redford, and Gnarls Barkley.
Jessica Alba Loves Ice Hockey, Mike Myers
Plus industry news on
, Liev Schreiber, amd Takashi Murakami.