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John Cleese & Eric Idle Together ...Again?

Philip David Morton | Posted 11.30.2016 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

John Cleese and Eric Idle (PHOTO: John Cleese Eric Idle) There is probably nothing more annoying than being an icon. You're tweeted at, buzzed for s...

'Monty Python' Stars Sing About Their Hatred Of Selfies

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.11.2016 | Comedy

These “Monty Python” stars are not looking on the bright side of selfies. Eric Idle and John Cleese are so fed up with fans asking to snap picture...

Sir Alan Ayckbourn and the Weird and Wonderful Triumph of Decency

Myra Chanin | Posted 06.21.2016 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

I am a longtime, can't-get-enough-of-his-wit-and-wisdom Sir Alan Ayckbourn fan. He's the 77-year-old British playwright/director who dashed off his first play at the age of 10 and has written about 80 others since then.

I Just Want to Have Fun!

Lisa Levart | Posted 01.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Levart

In his 1991 pre-TED Talk "talk", John Cleese, of Monty Python fame, delivers countless "light bulb" jokes, all while detailing ways to foster creativ...

Laugh On

Battersby Duo | Posted 11.01.2016 | Arts
Battersby Duo

I was raised with laughter. My parents' house was always filled with comedians, dancers, actors and writers. My Mother was a ballerina, and danced wit...

Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.04.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

Great Conversations: Pierce Brosnan

Alex Simon | Posted 06.24.2016 | 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 | 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...