John Cleese on ‘The Tonight Show’: “Most of the Best People Are Dead”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon chats with John Cleese about being what Fallon describes as “very very very old” and the fact that Cleese has no fear of death. “It’s very nice being this old, because when you’re this old... [Read More]
“Pour Yourself a Scotch and Pull Yourself Together” and Other Answers from John Cleese’s Reddit AMA
John Cleese fielded a bunch of questions from fans today in a Reddit AMA to promote his upcoming Monty Python Q&A tour, and unsurprisingly, it’s a very entertaining read. Here are just a few of Cleese’s responses from the AMA, where he stuck around to answer questions for about an ho... [Read More]
John Cleese’s Early Days on ‘I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again’
When John Cleese looks back on his life in the first volume of his memoir, So, Anyway…, he doesn’t say that the happiest time in his life was starring in an immensely popular sit-com with his then-wife. It’s not working on Monty Python’s Flying Circus, or being in a Bond fil... [Read More]
John Cleese’s Early Days on ‘I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again’
When John Cleese looks back on his life in the first volume of his memoir, So, Anyway…, he doesn’t say that the happiest time in his life was starring in an immensely popular sit-com with his then-wife. It’s not working on Monty Python’s Flying Circus, or being in a Bond fil... [Read More]
John Cleese to Star in BBC Comedy Series ‘Edith’
John Cleese has signed on to star in his first BBC sitcom since Fawlty Towers. According to Variety, Cleese will star alongside Alison Steadman in a six-episode comedy for the network called Edith. Created by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Charles McKeown (Brazil), the show centers on Steadman’s... [Read More]
John Cleese on Why Most Things Don’t Matter (and a Few Things That Do)
It felt perfectly fitting that, during one of the worst and most embarrassing weeks in US history, I got the opportunity to have a brief chat with John Cleese, the comedy icon who offered this bit of wisdom to Jon Stewart back in 2014: “When you get old, you know nothing matters, really. ... [Read More]
John Cleese on Why Most Things Don’t Matter (and a Few Things That Do)
It felt perfectly fitting that, during one of the worst and most embarrassing weeks in US history, I got the opportunity to have a brief chat with John Cleese, the comedy icon who offered this bit of wisdom to Jon Stewart back in 2014: “When you get old, you know nothing matters, really. ... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “A Man Called Ove” on blu-ray
Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman’s international best-selling novel, Ove is the quintessential angry old man next door. An… MORE Cool thing to buy this week: “A Man Called Ove” on blu-ray appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Unearthing a Rare 1971 Monty Python Film All About Peas
Let’s say you suddenly found yourself in charge of a major corporation. If you’re good at your job, imagine you’d probably try to steer the ship and make some more money for yourself and your coworkers. But, since it’s never going to happen anyway, what if we just went crazy ... [Read More]
John Cleese and Eric Idle perform their new song on “Conan”
John Cleese and Eric Idle were the guest on Conan last night. The legendary comedy duo are out on tour and Eric penned a new song that they feel is very of the time. They performed it for Conan and as you can tell, it appears they nailed it. If you need tickets and dates […] John Cleese and E... [Read More]