Much has been made of recent comments by Monty Python funnyman John Cleese about British comedy. The international star went on record saying that comedy in the old country has generally not been funny since the 1980s. While fans of “The Office” and several other relatively newer comedies might scoff at that (one actor/comedian, Martin Clines, went as far as saying that Clesse himself has not been funny since then), there is a plethora of substance to what the man who played the legendary character “Basil Fawlty” said.
One of the great comedians of all-time, George Carlin, died yesterday at the age of 71. Carlin will be remembered as one of the more controversial comedians of his time as he entertained audiences from the 60s through the years leading up to today. Perhaps his most famous bit is the “Seven Dirty Words You […]