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Who’s on First? with Abbott and Costello

“Who’s on First?” is a vaudeville comedy routine made most famous by comedy team Bud Abbott (1895-1974) and Lou Costello (1906-1959). The skit became famous on live radio and was eventually presented for television on “The Abbott and Costello Show” an American television sitcom that premiered in syndication in December 1952 and ran until May […]

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Make Music: Take the Stairs

An experiment on a subway stairwell in Stockholm to see if Swedish people will choose the stairs instead of the escalator. There is music in the stairs! Brought to you by thefuntheory.com dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it […]

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Argument Clinic : Is this the right room for an Argument?

Monty Python was a British comedy group that created the influential Monty Python’s Flying, a British television comedy sketch show that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969. Forty-five episodes were made over four series. The television series, broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974, was conceived, written and performed by Graham […]

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Four Yorkshiremen: 3 Different Versions

The “Four Yorkshiremen” sketch is a parody of nostalgic conversations about humble beginnings or difficult childhoods. Four Yorkshiremen reminisce about their upbringing, and as the conversation progresses, they try to outdo one another. Their accounts of deprived childhoods become increasingly absurd. (Wikipedia.org) The first video is the version many are familiar with from Monty Python. […]

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