December 17, 2016

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2016! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2016 It’s our third annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over the country. We went […]
November 19, 2015

John Cleese Shares What He Considers to be the Highpoint of His Creativity

John Cleese was a guest on Conan Wednesday night.
September 29, 2015

John Cleese Says the Idea to Tour with Eric Idle Tour This October Was an Accident

It's tough to get at straight answer out of Monty Python founding members John Cleese and Eric Idle, but why would you want one?
June 15, 2015

John Cleese Eric Idle Going on Tour!

Two living legends are heading out on tour, again, for the first time. What we mean by that is you've seen them before more times than you can count, but you've never seen them together, alone, like this, until now. This will be the first time you'll see this. That must be why they're calling this tour "John Cleese & Eric Idle: Together Again At Last...For the Very First Time."
June 6, 2015

Shots Fired! John Cleese Tweet Battles Piers Morgan

If you think Twitter is just for young people having stupid public fights, you're mistaken. Yesterday John Cleese fired his big twitter cannon at Piers Morgan
May 1, 2015

Monty Python Returns To The Stage For Film Festival

Friday continued Tribeca Film Festival’s 40th Anniversary salute to the British (+1 American) comedy sketch group Monty Python. The five surviving Pythons made their appearance at the New York Beacon Theater, filled with fans who had just watched their beloved (and arguably most popular) film “Monty Python and the Search of the Holy Grail.” The crowd were full of people who clearly loved the film, and knew more than a few lines by me.
April 28, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Tuesday April 28: Michael Keaton, John Cleese, Tituss Burgess, Stephen Tobolowsky and More

Tonight, he's Batman and he's also saying so long to David Letterman.
April 24, 2015

John Cleese Takes Over the Tonight Show

Last night on The Tonight Show, Monty Python came to visit.  What do you do when you're John Cleese and you don't want to sit next to Terry Jones?  You swap out with the host of course.
March 13, 2015

Monty Python is Coming to the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival is dedicating part of this year's event to the work of the legendary comedy troupe, Monty Python.
December 21, 2014

The Top Ten Comedy Books of 2014

It was 2014. The Greatest Year in Comedy since the Beginning of Comedy had great stand up, great movies, great shows, and it also had great books. These ten comedians wrote ten books while they were killing it in their respective comedy arenas. And now we need you to vote, on who had the #1 book. Jim Gaffigan, Amy Poehler, Joan Rivers, Andrew Dice Clay, Russell Brand, Carol Leifer, Todd Glass, Megan Amram, John Cleese, or Marin Short.
December 2, 2014

John Cleese “Comedy is About People Being Stupid”

At 75, John Cleese has learned some things during his life and shared some of them with Bill Maher on Real Time.
November 5, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Wednesday November 5: Bob Newhart, Bette Midler, John Cleese, Howie Mandel, Hari Kondabolu and More

There is something for everybody tonight in late night comedy.
July 13, 2014

The Brilliance of the Monty Python Discography

Monty Python will be give their farewell performances July 15-20 at the O2 Arena in London, performing together for the final time and simulcasting it in cinemas around the world. For many of their fans, it will be a sad day in addition to a celebration of their career. Through their movies and the iconic "Monty Python's Flying Circus" TV show, they have become beloved by fans all around the world, and I count myself among them. If you're like me, and can't ever get enough of them, this is a perfect time get to know (or revisit) the Monty Python Discography- a brilliant set of albums that every Python fan should know.
June 25, 2014

John Cleese Hates “Gritty & Humorless” James Bond

John Cleese, the 'Monty Python' star and comedian who has appeared in two James Bond films has said that he stopped doing the films after they became "gritty and humorless" to please the Asian markets.