Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:36:58 -0500, Tony Cooper<email@example.com> wrote:
>On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:04:48 -0600, Savageduck
>>Eric Stevens<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:02:03 -0500, "Mayayana"
>>>> "newshound"<email@example.com> wrote
>>>> | Reminds me of an old Spike Milligan joke. Man goes to his priest,
>>>> | "Father is it wrong to want to look at pictures of naked women?"
>>>> | "Of course it is my son, otherwise we would all be doing it".
>>>> That's a good one. I've never heard of Spike
>>>> Milligan. But I recognize that uniquely Catholic
>>> N E V E R H E A R D O F S P I K E M I L L I G A N ?
>>> What is the world coming to?
>>He probably hasn’t heard of Peter Sellers, and Harry Secome either.
>>Then there was Spike’s self composed epitaph; “I told you I was sick.”
>Was "The Goon Show" ever shown on US television? I've seen clips, but
>I don't recall anyone ever watching the show regularly.
"Seen clips"? The original Goon Show was made for radio.
>Americans (I have no idea where "newsguy" is from) would know Sellers
>from "The Pink Panther", "Dr Strangelove", and other movies but might
>not know that he was in "The Goon Show".
>There is a tie here to photography, you know. Sellers and Antony
>Armstrong-Jones were close friends.