Flying Monkeys!

…On this day in 1939 The Wizard of Oz premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Posted by: Vic on A♠ at August 15, 2020 06:05 AM

So… on this day in 1939 little children were terrified by flying monkeys for the first time.

Nowadays we elect them to Congress.

EdMcMahon: “whoa-ho!”

Posted by: mindful webworker on A♠ at August 15, 2020 09:08 AM

 

CinemaSins did the Wizard of Oz. It’s pretty funny….

Posted by: Guy Smiley on A♠ at August 15, 2020 06:36 AM

Everything Wrong With The Wizard of Oz
CinemaSins – Dec 7, 2019 – 7:13

Memory Lane: She’s Server Smashing, 2016

As we roll toward the big, important 2020 election, here’s a thoughful reflection on the previous Presidential race, from before Trump was even inaugurated.

It Feels Good to Be a Clinton
Ted Cruz – Feb 12, 2016 – 0:58
c/o LiveLeak
h/t rhennigantx on A♠

Below the fold: The bit upon which the above was based. fold?

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W.C. Fields, Jody Gilbert — The Diner Sketch

Because we can always use a dose of wry Fields humor. Or is that rye?

Kovacs Corner – Feb 18, 2010 – 5:42

[From “Kovacs Corner” on YouTube.com] – William Claude Dukenfield, known professionally as W.C. Fields, with his bizarre and iconoclastic sense of humor, certainly influenced Ernie Kovacs. It had been written that when Fields delivered the story outline of this 1941 film, “Never Give a Sucker an Even Break”, the suits at Universal Studios thought the film was so surreal that they recut and reshot parts of it. After which they quietly released the film to movie theaters and Fields from his contract. This sketch, featuring character actress Jody Gilbert, gives a new meaning to the term “customer service”.