Monty Python at 50

“And now for something completely different.” John Cleese’s iconic phrase sums up Monty Python to near perfection. Fifty years later, the shoe still fits. A long-time friend and his dad introduced me to the sheer insanity of the Pythons when I was in my mid-teens. They kept VHS recordings of Monty Python’s Flying Circus around. […]

The Simpsons at 500

Many who know me, and many who read my work know that I am not a fan of television. I am loyal to a handful of shows that have made me laugh over the years such as Family¬† Guy, Kevin Spencer and Cheers. The Simpsons remains my absolute favourite sitcom. It is attached to many […]

Why Books and Film Trump Television

Looking at my bookshelf is really quite amazing. I realize how great it is to be surrounded with so many words. My wife recently took up searching for older books that would have value and readable meaning. All this in the valiant attempt to find as many books as we can to populate an entire […]