I don't think I'm the only one cucoo-crazy about this Monty Python reunion! The group announced that they will do a one-time show at London's O2 arena, with classics like the "Dead Parrot" sketch, along with some new comedy, and some things they never did on stage, including songs from the movies!
Eric Idle says there will be a DVD release (A good gift for me, thank you!!!) and John Cleese says there MIGHT be more shows in the future!
They were a huge part of my youth. My friends and I knew all the words to many of their skits, and repeated them endlessly (instead of studying. Thanks Monty Python guys. I could have accomplished something with my life, but now I'm a deejay, AKA: rock bottom)
Also excited to see they've included the still lovely Carol Cleveland who was a big part of many of their best sketches and all the movies!
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One Christmas tradition seems to be going away: calling your family and relatives on Christmas day. A new survey shows that 45 percent would rather you just send them a text instead!
Awwww! When I was a kid it was always a big deal to call my grandparents on Christmas day. They were in far-away Iowa (we were in Minnesota), and my dad would make a big announcement "Now everybody quiet down! I'm calling LONG DISTANCE!!!"
We'd stand around the phone to listen. It was a big black thing that must have been nailed to the wall, and the cord was about 8 inches long. A quick hello, "Merry Christmas" and a lot of talk about the weather, which was pretty much the same in Iowa as it was in Minnesota. That was it, and the call would probably cost about a day's salary.
Note to my kids: When you get older, IF you don't spend Christmas with Lisa and me, you MUST call. Texts are not acceptable. And a real Christmas card too. The kind you mail!!!
Don't panic! There is apparently a minor turkey shortage this year! Butterball says there are fewer large, fresh turkeys available this year, although there are still plenty frozen turkeys, which make up 85% of Thanksgiving sales.
Turkey producers say there has been a "decline in turkey weight gain" this season on some turkey farms.
You don't think this might have anything to do with the hot new Richard Simmons video, "Gobblin' To The Oldies?"
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