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Comic convergence

...among the three high schools and the home school program in Juneau. "Spamalot" is the stage version of British film "Monty Python's Holy Grail." The wacky story of King Arthur's quest showcases a flying cow, killer rabbits, showgirls, knights...
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...
In the stacks: New fiction for adults

...whose passage to maturity is all too bumpy."Stray Souls," by Kate Griffin. Think Black Adder with wizards. Think Monty Python's dragons come alive to terrorize Londoners, especially those of the wizardly variety. Now imagine you've just discovered...
Academic recognitions

...of 1963, and the college's traditional Baccalaureate ceremony. English comedian Eric Idle, a founding member of Monty Python, served as the 2013 Commencement Speaker. Katherine LukshinKatherine Lukshin of Juneau has been named to the Dean's...
Fall arts preview

...vignettes about falling in and out of love in a town called Almost.Winter musical: "Spamalot" by Monty Python. A musical comedy based on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." Winner of three Tony awards.Spring production: "The Imaginary Invalid...
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...
Alaska Digest

...Festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in the Egan Lecture Hall on campus. The series starts with "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" at 10 a.m., followed by "The Adventures of Robin Hood," with Erroll Flynn and Olivia de...


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