Tuesday, May 30, 2006

always look on the bright side of life....

Did I mention I am a huge Monty Python fan? Monty Python is the name of a troupe of 6 guys who performed a weekly show on the BBC in the late 60's and early 70's. Many of today's comedians profess to derive their inspiration from MP including Trey and Matt, the creators of South Park (link to their tribute) and Shoaib Mansoor (not a comedian though) who created the iconic Fifty Fifty for Pakistan TV in the 80's

Following is a song played at the end from their 1979 film "Life of Brian" which is on many people's and polls' fave of all time lists. This is the end of the film and the protagonist, Brian Cohen (not the singer) is being crucifed, albeit softly by the Romans (link opens in new window/tab)

'Some things in life are bad,'
'They can really make you mad,'
'Other things just make you swear and curse,'
'When you're chewing on life's gristle,'
'Don't grumble, give a whistle,'
'And this'll help things turn out for the best, and...'

links to official site, wikipedia article and videos on youtube

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