John Cleese

“You were my comedy hero until I read this subtle/not subtle piece of racism."
The comedy legend called the president "a sleazy, corrupt, egotistical and mendacious sociopath."
The roar of laughter from the audience does reveal a truth we've all known since Monty Python hit the airwaves in England
"When you’re grinning like a lunatic, for people you don’t know..."
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.
John Cleese takes aim at the Daily Telegraph saying it’s not a proper newspaper.
LAUGH ON I discovered early on in our relationship that my partner Laura had a natural genius for comedy. We'd been performing
As Earth warms, air holds more water; This creates more intense downpours; Warmer coastal waters help create more extreme
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.
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."
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.
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.