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Great Conversations: Pierce Brosnan

Alex Simon | Posted 07.04.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I interviewed Pierce Brosnan in conjunction with his third outing as James Bond, in Michael Apted's The World Is Not Enough, in 1999. Brosnan was alternately charming, erudite, thoughtful and intense during our two hour chat.

Total Rubbish: A Chat with Monty Python's Eric Idle, Plus ASCAP, Scott James and Scott Mickelson Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

EI: "It started out just being a BBC record of the highlights of the first series or maybe the first two series. We did it in front of a live audience and it was material that was pretty much familiar to us anyway."

Podcast Review: Bullseye With Jesse Thorn: Chris Rock and John Cleese

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.12.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The guests that pass through the portals of Bullseye with Jesse Thorn run the gamut of show business and the conversations can get serious. Still, given the host's comedy connections, no one would debate that his show counts as a comedy podcast.

Robin Williams' Throbbing (and Reciprocated) Love of Python

Martin Lewis | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Just as the Beatles (especially John) found a kindred spirit in singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson -- so did the Python members find a joyous soulmate in Robin Williams. It was love at first laugh. And it was a fully-consummated mutual admiration.

John Cleese Wrote This Amazing Letter To A Young Monty Python Fan

uproxx.com | Posted 07.18.2014 | Comedy

Like nearly every celebrity (except for C-Tates who everyone agrees is delightful), I’ve heard differing stories about whether John Cleese is a jerk...

Former Bond Star Slams 'Humorless' Franchise

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

We've all decried Hollywood's increasing dependence on foreign markets (aka franchise blockbusters) for years, and we now know it's done more than dis...

The Power and Beauty of Patience

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.

Vocal Cast for Disney's Planes Includes a Top Gun Reunion, Top Names From Stand-up Comedy

Jim Hill | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

The Planes production team did come up with an appealing aerodynamic cast for this animated feature. But then the question became, who would Disney recruit to come voice this new set of characters?

Why Is John Cleese Is Selling His Furniture?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Maybe he needs the money.

What If He Hadn't Joined Monty Python?

Posted 03.08.2013 | Comedy

A John Cleese quote from 1997 is currently blowing up on Reddit, inspiring users to follow their dreams... or consider the alternative. We've always l...

The Croods Directors Reveal How DreamWorks Animation's Caveman Comedy-adventure Evolved

Jim Hill | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Though DreamWorks Animation's The Croods may sound crude, based on the enthusiastic response that this film got during its world premiere last week in Berlin, this animated comedy has a sweet & sophisticated side.

EXCLUSIVE: And Now For Something Completely Untrue

Posted 10.05.2012 | Comedy

Monty Python's Graham Chapman, most famous for his gleefully blasphemous portrayal of the titular character in "The Life Of Brian," passed away at the...

WATCH: The Shaman, The Spirit Healer And The Earth

Stephen Olsson | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Stephen Olsson

The earth is speaking to us, but we're not listening. The air is speaking to us, but we're not listening, because we made the conscious choice of closing our hearts. Whenever this happened, I don't know, but right now we don't have the time to lose.

WATCH: Exploring Consciousness, East And West

Stephen Olsson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Stephen Olsson

As we become more connected and inter-dependent, there is a growing cross-fertilization of the eastern spiritual and the western scientific traditions. New research is exploring the nature and scope of that which we call "Consciousness."

Global Spirit: The Journey Toward Oneness

Stephen Olsson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
Stephen Olsson

To shed light on this concept of Oneness from both the scientific and mystical perspectives, we thought it could be most insightful to bring a spiritual mystic together with a quantum physicist, to see just how their understandings of the universe may be related.

Who Does Joel McHale Want To Play Jeff's Dad?

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.12.2012 | TV

Jeff's dad is joining "Community" in Season 4. But who will play the highly-anticipated character? At Comic-Con on Friday, the "Community" cast and...

John Cleese Plays A Therapist On 'Whitney'

Posted 04.02.2012 | TV

Legendary comedian John Cleese ("Monty Python") stopped by "Whitney" (Wednesdays, 8 p.m. EST on NBC) to help Chris and Whitney work through some coupl...

Monty Python Reunion For 'Absolutely Anything'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

Monty Python Reunion: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin And Terry Jones Join 'Absolutely Anything

'Whitney' Books 'Monty Python' Legend

Posted 12.20.2011 | TV

John Cleese is paying "Whitney" a visit. According to TV Guide, Cleese will make a rare TV guest appearance as Dr. Grant, a therapist Whitney (Whitney...

Thrice-Divorced John Cleese Writing Memoir

Yahoo! News | Author WENN | World Entertainment News – Sun, May 8, 2011 | Posted 07.09.2011 | Divorce

Veteran funnyman John Cleese is to tell his life story in a new book. The Monty Python star will lift the lid on his experiences in the upcoming to...

John Cleese: New Girlfriend's Nude Modelling Helps Offset Alimony Expenses

Telegraph | Tim Walker | Posted 07.04.2011 | Divorce

As John Cleese embarks on his "Alimony Tour", which he says he needs to pay for his divorce from his third wife Alyce Faye Eichelberger, Jennifer Wade...

Thrice-Divorced John Cleese Ready For Marriage Number Four?

Herald Sun | Matt Windley | Posted 06.18.2011 | Divorce

HIS three failed marriages have cost him around $25 million, so you'd understand if John Cleese had grown disillusioned with the institution. Not a...

WATCH: The Funniest Twitter-Inspired Comedy Videos

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Twitter officially turns 5 years old today. To celebrate, here are some of funniest videos Twitter has inspired over the years.

The King's Speech

Michael Palin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Palin

I recently went to see the new film The King's Speech. Despite the improbable subject matter, an English king from a bygone era struggling to overcome a speech impediment, the movie appears to have touched the hearts of middle-America.

John Cleese Dishes On His 'Alimony Tour'

Telegraph | Rachel Curley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

After his How to Finance Your Divorce one man show success in Oslo in 2009, John Cleese is back on tour in the UK under the amended title, Alimony Tou...