“I’m proud to be a Python. It’s a badge of silliness, which is quite important. I was the gay lumberjack, I was the Spanish Inquisition, I was one-half of the fish-slapping dance. I look at myself and think that may be the most important thing I’ve ever done.”Michael Palin self-diagnoses in a fascinating and personal article in the NYT on an upcoming, six-hour documentary on Monty Python. Here's the IFC blurb on the documentary, Almost the Truth: The Lawyer's Cut. And here's a clip:
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