Whither Canada?
Monty Python’s Flying Circus

The W.A. Mozart Show, odds and sods go to it.

“We find that nine out of ten British housewives can’t tell the difference between Whizzo butter and a dead crab.”

Yes, It’s the Arts.

Arthur “Two Sheds” Jackson, “one of the world’s leading modern composers.”

The funniest joke in the world.


Sex and Violence
Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Sheep that fly escape the axe, the French go into commercial aviation with this idea (cf. Albee’s The Man Who Had Three Arms).

“I’m not by nature a suspicious person, far from it, in fact I have something of a reputation as an after-dinner speaker.”

Arguments, fights, spats and wrestling matches.

The Mouse Problem. “How many of us can honestly say that at one time or another he hasn’t set fire to some great public building?”


How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away
Monty Python’s Flying Circus

The larch, also to be sure the horse chestnut.

Which is as much as to say larking and horse apples, the Superman who is but a bicycle repairman, from any manner of distance.

“The woodland’s dream and danger” (Nabokov).


Owl Stretching Time
Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Episode Arthur.

Art critics (cf. Mel Brooks’ History of the World: Part I).

To demonstrate the maistrie, a silent film comedy.