DAILY LLAMA NEWS FROM 1995

 

Welcome to Monty Python's Daily Llama
The first Daily Llama piece welcoming the Internet community and Python fans into this madness... Monday, 11 September 1995

A Fish Called Wanda sequel
A new film with the successful cast of A Fish Called Wanda is in the works. It is an "equal" (not a sequel), in the words of its stars. The roles they will be playing will not be those of the double-dealing crooks you saw in "A Fish Called Wanda." Monday, 11 September 1995

Interesting Fish Called Wanda Trivia
Interesting tid bits about A Fish Called Wanda. See how many you already knew! - Monday, 11 September 1995

John Cleese's Appearance on David Letterman
John Cleese made a brief video-taped appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on May 18, 1995. David Letterman was taping his show in London that week, so Cleese popped by. Monday, 11 September 1995

Monty Python's 26th Anniversary this October!
What fans can look forward to this October in terms of Monty Python fare. A couple of films starring Pythons to be sure (Casper, Mary Shelly's Frankenstein) and the Macintosh version of A Complete Waste of Time. Monday, 11 September 1995

And Now For Something Completely Llama
A special edition of the Llama on the anniversary of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Sunday, 5 October 1999

Review: "Hemingway's Chair," a novel by Michael Palin
A review by Jim Yoakum of Michael Palin's first novel. Jim is a long-time acquaintance of the Pythons and even wrote sketches with Graham Chapman at one point. Sunday, 5 October 1995

Terry Gilliam's "Twelve Monkeys"
A preview of Terry Gilliam's new film for Universal Studios (the same studio that gave him so much grief over Brazil!). This futuristic thriller is set in 2035 when the world has succumbed to a virus and one man is asked to travel back in time to stop it from happening. Sunday, 5 October 1995

Miscellaneous Python Trivia
A couple of did-you-know tid bits about Monty Python. Courtesy of Kim Howard Johnson's book And Now For Something Completely Trivial. Sunday, 5 October 1995

"Twelve Monkeys": A Summary [possible spoilers]
As much of the plot as we could reveal without ruining the entire film for fans. Sunday, 5 October 1995

A Very Yellow-Bearded Christmas
Introduction to the fifth (not third) issue of Monty Python's Daily Llama. This issue has a lot of fun details about the much-overlooked pirate comedy Yellowbeard, starring Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, and John Cleese. Thursday, 21 December 1995

Michael Mileham's "Group Madness..." a Must-Have for Python Fans!
The story of the story of Yellowbeard. Actually, the results of an interview with filmmaker Michael Mileham about his documentary Group Madness: The Making of Yellowbeard. This special aired on television in 1983 and is now available on video from Michael's production company. Thursday, 21 December 1995

Interesting Facts About "Yellowbeard"
Trivia about Yellowbeard. Lots of stuff you never knew you didn't care to know. Thursday, 21 December 1995

Celebration Recently Held to Honor Deceased Peter Cook
Reflections by Michael Mileham on the life of Peter Cook and the tribute that was held in Los Angeles for him at the Improv. Thursday, 21 December 1995