Monty Python 's Terry Gilliam: I'm Not Dead Yet!

Last month, Variety magazine inadvertently reported that Terry Gilliam had died, sparking a viral flurry of condolences from around the world. The rumor persisted for hours -- an eternity in Internet time -- and left unsuspecting friends and family of the original member of Monty Python's Flying Circus and the director of twelve films in shock.

Gilliam -- whose body of work includes such cult classics as 12 Monkeys and Brazil -- is, of course, very much alive and, appropriately, pitching his new book, Gilliamesque: A Pre-Posthumous Memoir. In the clip below, he shares how he reacted to being killed off and resurrected by a premature Variety obit.

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