From: Eric Stevens <>
Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
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On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:36:58 -0500, Tony Cooper<> wrote:

>On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:04:48 -0600, Savageduck
><savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}> wrote:
>>Eric Stevens<> wrote:
>>> On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:02:03 -0500, "Mayayana"
>>><mayayana@invalid.nospam> wrote:
>>>> "newshound"<> 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
>>>> perversion. 
>>> 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.  


Eric Stevens