Emotional Michael Palin dedicates NTAs win to late Terry Jones with hilarious ‘sick’ story

“We ask that our privacy be respected at this sensitive time and give thanks that we lived in the presence of an extraordinarily talented, playful and happy man living a truly authentic life, in his words ‘Lovingly frosted with glucose.’”

Michael Palin recalls singing to the late Terry Jones and forgetting all of the words

Palin – who met Jones when they were students at Oxford in the 1960s and went on to form Monty Python with John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam – said he had previously managed to Jones laugh.

Six Religious Hate Preachers Banned From Entering Denmark

In 2015, a young Danish man of Palestinian origin who had allegedly been radicalized in prison killed two people in Copenhagen. Most notoriously in 2005, the Scandinavian country was the target of a smear campaign by Islamic radicals after Danish daily Jyllands-Posten printed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. 

Michael Palin: “I am glad to be alive each morning, you get an easier ride after 75”

Throughout it all, Sir Michael has been supported by wife Helen, who he met on a beach in Suffolk 60 years ago. He says: “We’re like a couple of old pals. We have been together for so long and known so much about each other, and yet still don’t know everything.

NFL PREVIEW 2020: NFC team-by-team capsules

Strengths: QB Kirk Cousins had career-best season in 2019 and picked up first NFL postseason victory. Dual-threat RB Dalvin Cook is also coming off his most complete year as pro. Rookie WR Justin Jefferson has limitless potential. DE Danielle Hunter, LB Eric Kendricks, LB Anthony Barr and SS Harrison Smith have been picked for Pro […]

James Harden admits he needs to be better on defense. It’s a start, I guess.

The fact is the Rockets should be better on defense, they have Patrick Beverley at the point, Trevor Ariza on the wing and Howard in the paint (although they will miss Omer Asik as a backup). It’s guys like Terrence Jones, Harden and Jason Terry buying in and playing focused, hard team defense that will […]

This Ballot Initiative Could Restore Voting Rights For One Million Convicted Felons In Florida

“When you look at this country Florida stands out,” Meade said, “because Florida is the worst state in the country for denying people the right to vote and that’s more people than the population of many states and territories. Florida sticks out as an outlier, we’re only one of four states where people don’t have […]

US election spotlight mostly bypasses mainline Protestants

Curry became the Episcopalians’ first Black presiding bishop in 2015; the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) elected the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson II in 2016 as the first Black leader in its more than 300-year history; and the Rev. Terri Hord Owens became the first Black woman to head any of these denominations when she was […]

Florida small business owners stay afloat as state continues to reopen

Ensure Financial Group in Lakeland, Florida, is also finding innovative ways to engage employees. Since CBS News last spoke with EFG chief executive officer Glenn Jones, 55, and chief operating officer Jahlinda Jones, 27, the father-daughter duo said they have been able to increase hours for employees. And though EFG hasn’t perfected its digital operations, […]

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 13-19

Sept. 14: Actor Walter Koenig (“Star Trek”) is 84. Singer-actor Joey Heatherton is 76. Actor Sam Neill is 73. Singer John “Bowzer” Baumann of Sha Na Na is 73. Actor Robert Wisdom (“Nashville,” ″The Wire”) is 67. Saxophonist Steve Berlin of Los Lobos is 65. Country singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is 64. Country singer John […]