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Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions

...Nudge, nudge, wink, wink, you know what I mean' can amount to extortion ... just as it can furnish the gist of a Monty Python sketch."Prosecutors could appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court or could choose to retry Blagojevich on the dropped...
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...The Canterbury Tales or...Geoffrey Chaucer's Flying Circus" by Burton Bumgarner, described as "a silly, Monty Python-esque parody on the classic literary masterpiece, 'The Canterbury Tales.'" Tickets are $10 at the door. "Coming...
Daniel Joseph Schwab

...possessed a dry, wacky sense of humor and appreciated the absurd. The Pink Panther and Monty Python were two of his favorites. The 'Galaxy' song by Monty Python never failed to make him chuckle out loud. Dan will be sorely missed by all, especially...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list's three great religions."So Anyway: Reflections from a Life in Comedy" by John Cleese. The co-founder of the Monty Python Flying Circus with a stellar comedy career in film and TV tells his story."My Heart is a Drunken Compass" by Domingo...
Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

...presentations overseas about the American craft beer scene about 10 years ago, people would laugh aloud. They'd even quote a Monty Python skit comparing American beer to water."They're not laughing anymore," said Bob Pease, chief operating officer...
Five Good Reads: Genevieve Gagne-Hawes

...Krishnapur," by J.G. FarrellA Booker winner that's legitimately funny! Whodathunk. A sly satire of Empire via a Monty Python-esque depiction of the 1857 Indian Mutiny. ? "The Blind Assassin," by Margaret AtwoodA book that's as literary...
Alaska Robotics to take on the Legislature

...anything about anything." Race said he grew up on satire like Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update and skits, loves Monty Python and thinks the Daily Show is incredible. Along with cohorts Aaron Suring and Lou Logan, Race encourages anyone who...
The AJ Mine with a wink and a nod

I recall a Monty Python skit where two men meet and one man insinuates that the wife of other is of questionable virtue. He will not come right out and...
International team shatters Kluane mark

...and called his team "Strada E Lunga." Besides Christensen, Bleeding Seabird Flavour (a reference to a skit from Monty Python's Flying Circus) included Mike McCann of Whitehorse, Henry Irving of Fairbanks and Dan Harrington of Haines. Bleeding...
In the Stacks: New children's DVDs at Juneau libraries

...and "Heavy and Light." "Josh and the Big Wall" retells the Bible story of the walls of Jericho, with a nod to Monty Python. When the Israelites, on their way to the Promised Land, encounter Jericho, they are threatened and turned back...


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