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  1. Iain Macwhirter: May's done the impossible - brought Leave and...Read the original story

    Sunday | Sunday Herald

    ... her. She's lost both her Brexit Secretaries, a host of ministers and both houses of parliament. But, like Monty Python's limbless Black Knight, she battles on regardless. MPs on all sides say the European Court of Justice will continue to have ...

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  2. Racing: Speeding toward $1m clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... that is a lot easier said than done. Those looking for a value place bet or trifecta booster should consider Monty Python from the ace. He drew barrier two, led and trailed Speeding Spur early before coming from three deep on the markers to run ...

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  3. St Mirren 0-2 Motherwell: Seventh straight league loss for SaintsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Scotsman.com

    ... two-and-a-half hours of football without one. They have scored only twice in seven games. In echoes of the Monty Python sketch where bemoaners attempt to outdo each other about how hard they have had it in life, the Paisley club and Motherwell could ...

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  4. BBC Breakfast viewers in hysterics as Monty Python star Eric Idle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Daily Mail

    BBC Breakfast viewers were left baffled on Wednesday as a picture of Steve Punt flashed up on the screen whilst the presenters interviewed Eric Idle. Monty Python star Eric, 75, was speaking with Dan Walker and Louise Minchin about his 50 year career in showbusiness whilst a montage of pictures flashed up in the background.

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  5. How Comedy WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Back Stage

    ... old married couple.) Or "straight line/wavy line," the idea that, as John Cleese once said of the beginning of Monty Python, "We used to think that comedy was watching someone do something silly...we came to realize that comedy was watching somebody ...

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  6. Edmonds Booktalk: It's been a memoir kind of year, so get readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | My Edmonds

    ... the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography" by Eric Idle. From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor. New [10/5/18] review in ...

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  7. More Disorder in the CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Law.com

    ... for the next three months; if he fails to perform, he'll have to serve five days in jail. That'll teach him. Monty Python fans are everywhere; I've even written an entire article about Monty Python references in judicial opinions ( see 78 Tex. B.J. ...

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  8. There was even a heavy metal funeral, complete with rock music and band tee-shirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    ... one who had passed away to create a memorial collage. The research revealed that comic hits by the likes of Monty Python and Morecambe and Wise are now among the most played, alongside old favourites such as the number one requested funeral song, ...

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  9. From heavy metal to Batman: How personalised funerals are on the rise at Central England Co-operativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... extremely personal touch with Central England Co-op research revealing that comedic hits by the likes of Monty Python and Morecambe and Wise are now among the most played, alongside old favourites such as the number one requested funeral song at ...

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  10. Ammanford newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2013 | South Wales Guardian

    ... the excellence of its visiting speakers and at the club meeting on October 17 we had all the ingredients of a Monty Python sketch when president, Viv Preece, introduced a tall attractive, elegant lady in a clerical 'dog collar' who had been (or was) ...

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  11. Sketch: Vince sets out his vision for the Lib Dem People's Front of Great BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... it was easier to work with current party structures, he noted: "There is a danger in becoming like the scene in Monty Python's Life of Brian where the Judean People's Front refuses to work with the People's Front of Judea for the most petty of ...

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  12. Monty Python star coming to CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Canberra City News

    ERIC Idle, one of the key members of the British surreal comedy group Monty Python, will visit Canberra as part of a speaking tour to promote his autobiography, "Always Look on the Bright Side" in November. In a 2005 poll of more than 300 comics, comedy writers, producers and directors throughout the English-speaking world to find "The Comedian's Comedian", three of the six Python members were voted among the top 50 greatest comedians ever: John Cleese at No.

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  13. Arts / The challenging moods of Madame ButterflyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Canberra City News

    ... to' offer it again," writes WENDY [] ERIC Idle, one of the key members of the British surreal comedy group Monty Python, will visit Canberra as part of a speaking tour to promote his autobiography, "Always Look on the Bright Side" in [] IN 2014, ...

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  14. AS Roma's wacky and wonderful social mediaRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | WAAY

    ... some unveilings resemble home movies or graphics hurriedly put together by a toddler, others are more akin to a Monty Python sketch. For clubs with money to spare, unveilings have become 30-second Hollywood-style productions: Glossy, expensive, ...

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  15. What next for football's 'weird' social media craze?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WICU12 Erie

    ... some unveilings resemble home movies or graphics hurriedly put together by a toddler, others are more akin to a Monty Python sketch. For clubs with money to spare, unveilings have become 30-second Hollywood-style productions: Glossy, expensive, ...

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  16. Prosecutors ask Supreme Court to reinstate Skakel convictionRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    ... trial lawyer failed to contact a witness who could confirm Skakel's alibi, that he was miles away watching a Monty Python television show with friends when Moxley was being beaten with a golf club. Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane and prosecutor ...

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  17. Prosecutors Ask Supreme Court to Reinstate Kennedy Cousin Skakel's ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | News Max

    ... trial lawyer failed to contact a witness who could confirm Skakel's alibi, that he was miles away watching a Monty Python television show with friends when Moxley was being beaten with a golf club. Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane and prosecutor ...

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  18. SNL's Spirit of - 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The American Conservative

    ... along with Dean Martin, Flip Wilson, and Sonny & Cher, and eventually the imported PBS/British sketch comedy of Monty Python and Benny Hill. Johnny Carson cracked jokes at politicians and sometimes delivered some real zingers (especially when he had ...

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  19. Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | York Press

    ... chat shows, the first with an erratic, excitable, if generous-spirited Tony Slattery; the second with Monty Python humorist and traveller Michael Palin, an utter afternoon delight at the Grand Opera House. Amber Topaz's late-night cabaret of life, ...

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  20. Fact checking the Galaxy Song - " Monty Python's astronomy lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Astronomy

    Any nerd worth her NaCl knows all about English comedy group Monty Python, and their version of the King Arthur legend, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." But lesser known are the troupe's other feature-length films, including 1983's "The Meaning of Life."

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