A little none sense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
[Roald Dahl in Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator]
Now it must be taken for granted that simplicity of life and thought is the highest and sanest ideal for civilization and culture, that when a civilization loses simplicity and the sophisticated do not return to unsophistication, civilization becomes the slave of the ideas, thoughts, ambitions and social systems that are his own product. Mankind, overburdened with this load of ideas and ambitions and social systems, seems unable to rise above them. Luckily, however, there is a power of the human mind which can transcend all these ideas, thoughts and ambitions and treat them with a smile, and this power is the subtlety of the humorist. Humorists handle thoughts and ideas as golf or billiard champions handle their balls, or as cowboy champions handle their lariats. There is an ease, a sureness, a lightness of touch, that comes from mastery. After all, only he who handles his ideas lightly is master of his ideas, and only he who is master of his ideas is not enslaved by them. Seriousness, after all, is only a sign of effort, and effort is a sign of imperfect mastery. A serious writer is awkward and ill at ease in the realm of ideas as a nouveau riche is awkward, ill at ease and self-conscious in society. He is serious because he has not come to feel at home with his ideas. [Lin Yutang in The Importance of Living]
British comedian Eddie Izzard as Darth Vader in the death star canteen - click here.
Austrian comedians Maschek dubbing clown Habakuk on the abuse of drugs [German only] - click here.
British comedians Monty Python in The Meaning of Life - Every Sperm is Sacred - click here.
British comedian Rowan Atkinson tells the Gospel of John in 'We are most amused' presented by John Cleese - click here.
Austrian comedian and psychotherapist Bernhard Ludwig's Manual to Sexual Misery [German only] - click here.
British comedian Eric Idle in The Life of Brian - Always look on the bright side of life - click here.
Man rates his magic mushroom trip confusedly on TripAdvisor - click here.
British comedians Matt Lucas & David Williams in their BBC show Little Britain - click here.
Adam Sandler in Don't Mess with the Zohan - click here.
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Tokyo Drift: Japanese TV show asks contestants to drift along the edge of a hot tub - hilarious!
Modern shepherd cycling in Kairo