Archive for December 3rd, 2013

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Fish slapping

I began watching Monty Python on WNET in New York when I was, oh, about eight. Which explains a lot about me.

The pinnacle of Monty Python’s sketch comedy was a 30 second skit called “The Fish-slapping Dance”. Here is the skit, and a few related videos.

The Fish Slapping Dance

Michael Palin on “The Fish Slapping Dance”

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13

Another Amk’s Talking-To-Himself Night Owl Post

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Amk’s Talking-To-Himself Night Owl Post

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Dec
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Chat Away – In Search of Lost Time

The 20th Century produced two great novels, by which all other novels are judged: Marcel Proust’s “In Search of Lost Time” and James Joyce’s “Ulysses”. For your evening enjoyment, some selections from Proust’s gargantuan work. (And a bit of funny at the end.)

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The madeleine scene

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Alan Rickman reading Proust

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A Tweet or Two

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