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Monty Python

  1. 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.
  2. interview
    Carol Cleveland, the Seventh PythonTalking with the woman who appeared in all of Monty Python’s projects as their so-called “glamour stooge.”
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. memoirs
    Monty Python Almost Never Aired and Other Stories From Eric Idle’s MemoirThis is filled with great stories.
  6. 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.
  7. Comedy’s Holy Grail, Lost Monty Python Scenes, Found in Michael Palin’s ArchiveNot dead yet!
  8. big screen adaptations
    Broadway’s Spamalot Is Going to the Big ScreenMonty Python’s Eric Idle will write the script.
  9. 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 […]
  10. on comedy
    Terry Gilliam Thinks Donald Trump Is Way More Absurd Than Monty Python“The reality is funnier than anything one can do.”
  11. Dan Stevens’s 10 Favorite BooksFrom Walt Whitman to Monty Python.
  12. “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, […]
  13. 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?”
  14. 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.
  15. 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 […]
  16. vulture lists
    10 Terrific British Sketch Shows to Watch Right NowThe best British sketch shows, from Monty Python to Mitchell and Webb.
  17. 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.
  18. very sad things
    Michael Palin Discusses Terry Jones’s Dementia“Not that Terry is out of circulation.”
  19. 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 […]
  20. Monty Python’s Terry Jones Diagnosed With DementiaThe comedian has primary progressive aphasia, his spokesman said.
  21. comedy
    John Cleese Brought the Monty Python Character Anne Elk Back for a New SketchAnne’s got a theory.
  22. 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. […]
  23. 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 […]
  24. 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, […]
  25. 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, […]
  26. 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 […]
  27. chat room
    Monty Python’s Terry Jones on Graham Chapman’s BiopicIt’s animated, voiced by former Pythons, and features a penis rollercoaster.
  28. exclusive
    Watch a NSFW Graham Chapman Biopic ClipA lot of cartoon sex is had.
  29. Before There Was Monty Python There Was ‘1948’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  30. Graham Chapman’s Ridiculous LettersToday, Letters of Note has two correspondences from Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, both of which are totally ridiculous and wonderful for […]
  31. clickables
    Let Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam Teach You Animation TechniquesWhat advice does he have for aspiring animators? “Keep well away from it, it’s dangerous, nasty stuff.”
  32. the industry
    Monty Python Is Working on a 3-D Adaptation of Graham Chapman’s MemoirDespite the fact that Chapman died in 1989.
  33. clickables
    Play Camelot Smashalot, Monty Python’s Answer to Angry BirdsWith knights and peppy trumpet music.
  34. Monty Python Enter the World of Video Games with ‘The Ministry of Silly […]Bored at work? Monty Python has just unveiled “The Ministry of Silly Games,” a collection of casual games with names like Camelot Smashalot and […]
  35. The Finally Screenings: I Just Saw Life of Brian For the First TimeIn The Finally Screenings, Alden Ford is watching comedy classics that, because he grew up in a cave in Alaska, he’s never seen before. These […]
  36. Monty Python vs. the CensorsBefore its release in 1975, Monty Python and the Holy Grail was viewed by someone from the British Board of Film Classification, the group that […]
  37. Life of Brian Director Terry Jones Directing First Comedy in 20 YearsTerry Jones, Monty Python member and director of Life of Brian and co-director (with Terry Gilliam) of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, is […]
  38. Hands Up, Who Like Me?: The Holy Grail of British ComedyIn this weekly column, I’ll introduce you to the world of British comedy in the chronology of how I, an American anglophile, discovered it in […]
  39. tv
    Watch a New Monty Python–Inspired Ad for Conan O’Brien’s TBS ShowIf you look closely, you can see the masturbating bear inside his head.
  40. chat room
    Whoopi, Piven, & Cleese at Monty Python Premiere“Graham has been much harder to work with since he died.”
  41. python
    Video: Watch Last Night’s Monty Python Reunion“Why isn’t John funny anymore?”
  42. python
    Monty Python Makes the Roots WhistleSee Eric Idle do “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” with some assistance from Jimmy Fallon’s house band.
  43. announcements
    Vulture’s Monty Python Haiku Contest: We Have a Winner!After much deliberating and slapping with fish, your Vulture editors have finally selected a victor.
  44. chat room
    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.’”
  45. contests
    Vulture Giveaway: Win Two Tickets to the Monty Python Reunion!See all six — yes, six! — members of Monty Python, live and in person.
  46. agenda
    ‘Life of Brian’ Returns for All the Faithful—and UnfaithfulThe story of Brian, who is born in the manger next to Jesus Christ, isn’t even blasphemous!