Monty Python to reunite for stage show
All of the surviving members of comedy group Monty Python are to reform for a stage show, one of the Pythons, Terry Jones, has confirmed. “We’re getting together and putting on a show - it’s real,” Jones told the BBC. “I’m quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!” The reunion is expected to be announced officially at a press conference being held in London on Thursday.
Probably the best comedy show ever..
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A letter from author John Steinbeck to President Kennedy, thanking him for his dedication to the arts.
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