Now That’s Funny #2 – Monty Python’s Olympics

This is part 2 in my series of blog posts that highlight some of the great comedy from the past that was not dependent on vulgarities or sexually related humor to be funny. Monty Python is another huge influence on me as far as the kind of humor that I enjoy. When it comes to my inspirations for my Glazed Man and Rat Girl books, the top two are definitely SCTV (see my previous post) and Monty Python. Specifically, I’m a big fan of the old Monty Python and the Flying Circus British TV show, plus their classic movie, Monty … Continue reading Now That’s Funny #2 – Monty Python’s Olympics

Mr. Bean, Johnny English & Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson, better known as Mr. Bean is possibly the last great clown. He’s not as well-known these days as he was 10 to 15 years ago when his British TV show Mr. Bean was making its rounds through the U.S. I hope this blog post will serve as a reminder that this comedic mastermind is still out there and still very funny. I happened upon a movie of his, a few nights ago, that I didn’t even know existed. It’s called Johnny English Reborn. This is apparently the late coming sequel to Johnny English, released back in 2003. I thoroughly … Continue reading Mr. Bean, Johnny English & Rowan Atkinson