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The Late Movies: Terry Gilliam’s Animation

Terry Gilliam is now a renowned director, but he got his start in illustration and cut-out animation — most notably for Monty Python. In the roundup below, I’ve collected some favorite Gilliam animated shorts. Warning: they are often crude and naughty. And Now for Something Completely Different A classic opener, featuring Conrad Poohs and [...]

The Ministry of Silly Walks Clock

This is definitely good enough for a Research Fellowship on the Anglo-French silly walk! Susanne Lindberg of Indubitably Jetsam tumblr blog created this Ministry of Silly Walks clock featuring John Cleese of Monty Python. [...]

Knights of Ni Plush Hat

Knights of Ni Plush Hat – $39.95 Halloween is coming. Are you looking for an amazing hat that will strike fear into all who see it! You need the Knights of Ni Plush Hat from the NeatoShop. This sensational chapeau will make you look like one of the Knights who say Ni from the film Monty [...]

The Late Movies: Olympic Humor

By now, you’ve seen the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics. In between events this weekend, you can decompress with some funny views of the games, old and new. Silly Olimpiad Monty Python’s take on the whole thing. * Olympic Vermin Even London’s urban wildlife is getting into the Olympic spirit! * Kurt Angle’s Comeback Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle vows to [...]

Classic Star Trek Gear in LEGO

With this medical tricorder, Type 2 hand phaser and communicator by LEGO artist Tommy Williamson, you’re ready for the landing party. Also, put on this red shirt. Yes, I know that you work in navigation. But for just this mission, put it on. Link -via Nerdcore Previously by Tommy Williamson: Cheeseburger & Fries LEGO Podracers Monty Python and the [...]

15 Wonderfully Geeky Sand Sculptures

The Fourth of July is a great day to head to the beach, even if it is a bit overcrowded. For those of us who can’t hit the surf, here’s the next best thing: geeky sand sculptures! Alien vs. Bender would certainly be way more awesome than Alien vs. Predator was. This delightful creation by artist [...]

Kids Swede Monty Python And The Holy Grail

(YouTube Link) Want to make Monty Python and the Holy Grail even more ridiculous? Cast a bunch of kids who don’t really know their lines and let them do their own sweded version of the Black Knight scene from the classic comedy film. I hope they continue to swede scenes from the Holy Grail until they’ve [...]

Kids Do King Arthur vs. the Black Knight

(YouTube link) It’s just a flesh wound! Kids recreate the Black Knight scene from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail. They’re cute, funny, and awesome! -via The Daily What Geek

John Cleese Carefully Considers Your Useless Comments

(YouTube Link) As a hilarious comedian, gentleman, scholar, and founding member of the seminal sketch comedy troupe Monty Python, John Cleese hasn’t lost a bit of his prize winning wit, even after over 40 years in the business. Now, he’s come back to answer to the worst kind of modern critic-the YouTube commenter. Sit back and [...]

Did Neanderthals Have High-Pitched, Nasal Voices?

(Video Link) What did Neanderthals sound like when they spoke? Apparently like Monty Python actor Terry Jones whenever he plays a female role. According to anthropologist Bob Franciscus, Neanderthals had, compared to modern humans, narrow vocal tracts, larger nasal cavities, and deeper chests. This video shows a man trying to simulate what they might have sounded [...]