Saturday, October 23, 2010

Apropos Of Nothing #4: The Beatles In Bournemouth

My post on the best foreign language picture of 1932-33 is well in hand—1300 words and a public domain copy of the film so far with more to come. Mostly it's a question of filling in the blanks at this point, verbs and whatnot. I don't know how you write, but I start by putting down the things I know then filling in later the things I don't know.

For example, this—

... episodic ... as life generally is at the age of ten ... centers around a plot to take over the school during a Commemoration Day ceremony featuring the town's mayor ... but ... playing a toy trumpet with your nose, smoking purloined cigars, mistaking a sleeping drunk for a corpse ...

—will eventually become ... well, something.

In the meantime, apropos of nothing, here is a bit from Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul, one of those British sketch-comedy shows of the sort I used to watch when Katie-Bar-The-Door and I lived overseas. I first saw this on Hey Dullblog, a blog by and for "people who think about the Beatles maybe a little too much" (as if there is such a thing). It answers the age-old question, what if the Beatles had never taken drugs, remained loveable 1964-era moptops and stayed together forever.



You might also check out these as well, one dealing with sex and "Cassius Clay," another with Bono's prostate, and finally one about John Lennon's infamous "We're bigger than you-know-who" assertion.

Okay, so I'm easily amused. Sue me.

I'll be back to the daily rigors of blogging in a day or two.

8 comments:

thingy said...

'Whoahohohohoho...'

Too funny.

Blondie said...

Thank you so much for the sweet response to my post. I needed that! Your pictures are amazing...hope you have a fantastic day! Kori xoxo

Mythical Monkey said...

We bloggers have to stick together!

Uncle Tom said...

"Bigger than you know who"

You're obviously referring to Elton John - the Beatles were bigger than Elton John in their day.....

If you knew Sue Me, like I knew Sue Me....

Uncle Tom said...

by the way - you better be careful, I think you have to pay Yoko a licensing fee to even mention John Lennon.

Well either that or buy a case of "Give Peace a Chance" tea kettle cozies or "Imagine" flourescent neckties

hey - the word verification is 'effing' - how appropriate - as in Yoko Effing Ono

Who Am Us Anyway? said...

With executive travel en route! How great is this?! Thanks Myth!!!

Mythical Monkey said...

I think you have to pay Yoko a licensing fee to even mention John Lennon.

Yoko is watching over us all.

Mythical Monkey said...

With executive travel en route!

Get your feet off the executive seats, you hairy anarchist!