Category Archives: Monty Python

Just Stick It in Your Pointy Ear

By the time “Weird Al” Yankovic released Running with Scissors in the summer of 1999, he’d received laser eye surgery and started wearing his hair longer and often appearing in public without a mustache, so it was a total change … Continue reading

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Bring Me My Bow of Burning Gold

Despite what its title might suggest, “Jerusalem” is a very popular national song in England. The words were originally written as a poem by William Blake, and Sir Hubert Parry wrote the music in 1916, presumably as part of an … Continue reading

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Hey Everybody, It’s Bob and David!

I didn’t watch Mr. Show when it was first broadcast in the nineties, partially because I didn’t have cable and partially because I didn’t know what it was. Beth was a fan of it, though, and introduced me to the … Continue reading

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