Tag: Monty Python

The Monty Python Show, the gang of geniuses responsible for Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Patented Killers

In Shakespeare's King Richard III the English monarch memorably shouts out "Off with his head!!" in the Tower of London after accusing former ally Lord Hastings of plotting to destroy him, a cry which finds its mate in modern times in the crazed screeching of Lewis Carroll's Red Queen.

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Hey, You Trademarked My Marathon!

What I'm really a fan of, though, are the quirky marathons with even quirkier names -- the Twisted Ankle Trail Marathon™, the Wild Wild West Marathon™, the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon™, the Lost Dutchman Marathon™, Humpy's Classic™, and the ever-popular (but not very populated) Extraterrestrial Full Moon Midnight Marathon™

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