John Cleese

Debunking the left brain/right brain myth

I’ve always been fascinated by what’s playing out on the hills and valleys of our 3lbs of grey matter whilst we’re generating creative ideas. People …

Creativity

Dumfriesshire bank boss will sleep rough for a night in a bid to help the homeless

Gary Lockhart will take part in the Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh on December 9 to help end homelessness.<p>A bank manager is steeling himself …

Monty Python

Housing market looks bloated with borrowers on 'wafer-thin' margins

It's one of Monty Python's finest skits.<p>Mr Creosote waddles into a posh French restaurant, a regular, welcomed fawningly by the maître d'.<p>After …

Mortgages

‘Life of Brian’ Scores Global Theatrical Release After Trafalgar Deal | Deadline

Monty Python’s <i>Life of Brian</i> is to get a worldwide theatrical release to celebrate its 40th anniversary after Trafalgar Releasing acquired the rights …

Monty Python

Comic Tony Martin on podcasts, writing and the art of funny voices

Despite working extensively in radio and television for three decades, Tony Martin is generally recognised for his most minor roles. "It's weird 'cos …

Lily Tomlin

To tank, make a change or stay the course: The Utah Jazz dilemma

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Ricky Rubio (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)<p>After a disappointing start to the season, the Utah Jazz …

NBA

Utah Jazz notes: Gobert fires back at Waiters, John Cleese is jazzed

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 08: Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz walks through the crowd during the Jr Jazz Tipoff Party at vivint.SmartHome Arena on …

Basketball

John Cleese's Everlasting Joke

The members of Monty Python aren't just about TV or movies. They make comedy wherever they go. I found a comment at reddit that told a story about …

Monty Python

6 Ways To Beat The Mid-Afternoon Slump (and Why You Should Do It)

Breaks are a chance to load up on inspiration and stimulus so you can bolster your creative thinking prowess.<p>We're running around from one thing to the next and rarely taking time to pause. The result? Lots of things crossed off a to do list, but little time given to big, breakthrough thinking that …

Creativity

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John Cleese gets on the phone with the reporter from Utah and starts with an urgent question: “I want to you tell me: What happened to Gordon …

Monty Python

The 21 Best Events in Denver, November 14-20

International art superstar Ai Weiwei’s magnificent sculpture series “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” has found its way into Civic Center Park for a …

Denver

Lucifer Mega Buzz: Will We Ever Meet God?

<i>Welcome to Mega Buzz, your go-to place for the latest and greatest spoilers on your favorite TV shows. We know you have questions, and we have</i> …

TV

John Cleese to appear at concert Hall March 25

One of the Ministry of Silly Walks' founders is coming to Winnipeg.<p>Legendary comedic actor and member of Monty Python’s Flying Circus troupe John …

Canadian News

John Cleese talks “Monty Python,” accidental brilliance before Denver screening with stage show

There aren’t many John Cleese fans who, upon hearing his name, instantly recall his guest starring role on “Cheers.” Or the fact that he’s a …

Comedy

Wyrd Posts Friday The Other Side Preview

While I’m taking the day off, the folks over at Wyrd aren’t. They’ve got their regular Friday preview up. This time, it’s the Armored Whelk.<br>… Man, …

Monty Python

Upcoming TV Shows for 2018 – EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW of the biggest new series including return of James Norton

There’s a terrific offering of TV treats on their way early next year, and here’s our rundown of those we’re really looking forward to. Take a look …

TV

The Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend

You probably went hard over Halloween weekend — maybe too hard. But that's OK, because in uncharacteristic form, Miami has decided to take a breather …

Miami

RANKED: The 21 best heist movies ever

21. 'A Fish Called Wanda'<p><i>MGM</i><p>John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin play a bumbling group who commit a robbery of very pricey …

Movies

Why was TV character Basil Fawlty in Newcastle's Bigg Market 40 years ago?

Basil Fawlty was in Newcastle 40 years ago - but there was no sign of Sybil, Polly or Manuel as he strode around the Bigg Market.<p>Actor John Cleese - …

TV

Confessions of a Recovering Plotter

E.L. Doctorow famously said, “Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole …

Authors

The Ten Best Comedy Shows in Denver: November 2017

<b>Power Move: Comedy in Action<br>Thursday, November 2, 8 p.m.<br>Image Brew</b> <br>Among the city's most unconventional comedy venues, shows at Image Brew studios …

Comedy

Here's how you and a pal could share a hot toddy with Liam Gallagher - and buy a hot meal for a homeless person

Buy dinner for a homeless person through Social Bite's Itison deal and be entered into draw to share a tipple with the former Oasis frontman.<p>Itison …

Liam Gallagher

October 27 in Sci-Fi History: John Cleese

It was on this day in 1939 that <b>John Cleese</b> was born in Somerset, England. And there's a lot more to him than just comedy.<p>Leaving aside the insane …

Monty Python

Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Oct. 27, 2017

Moon Alert<p>After 8 am. Chicago time, we have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Aquarius.<p>Aries (March 21-April 19)<p>You will …

Astrology

Horoscopes: Oct. 27, 2017

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kelly Osbourne, 33; Patrick Fugit, 35; Peter Firth, 64; John Cleese, 78.<p>Happy Birthday: A steady pace will be required. …

Astrology

Comments of the Week: Final edition?

“You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all.” -Cassandra ClareWell, the cat’s out of the bag. A little over a week ago, Scienceblogs …

Michael Burnham

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Culture

Top 10 People Who Inspired Iconic Fictional Characters

Sometimes when creating fiction, authors look for inspiration in real life. History has no shortage of captivating figures whose lives (or, at least, …

Literature

The Existential Beauty (and Terror) of the Giant Foot-Stomp: Monty Python on Film

George Harrison himself reportedly said that as the Beatles ended, the group’s spirit was caught by Monty Python. In their own way, the Pythons, too, …

New York City

Destiny 2 Trials of the Nine event delayed until November

Bungie has confirmed that the replacement for Trials of Osiris has been postponed for two weeks, and all because of a glitchy emote.<p>Xbox One X …

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