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Monty Python to Reunite

Monty Python to Reunite

Originally posted 11/19/2013 08:25AM

No joke: Monty Python are reuniting!

The five surviving members of the famed British cult comedy group – John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Eric Idle – are preparing to make a comeback almost 45 years since their first TV shows together.

"We're getting together and putting on a show – it's real," Jones confirmed to the BBC early Tuesday. "I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!"

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Whitney Houston Sails out of U.K. After Volcano-Related Delay

Whitney Houston Sails out of U.K. After Volcano-Related Delay

Originally posted 04/19/2010 12:45PM

The show must go on for Whitney Houston – no matter what.

After canceling three shows on her European tour because of respiratory problems, the singer wasn't going miss her show in Dublin – despite nature intervening. After the eruption of Iceland volcano Eyjafjallajokull caused flights to be grounded across Europe, Houston, like other stranded travelers, had to get creative about her transportation.

According to the U.K.'s Daily Mail, the singer crossed the Irish Sea on a ferry. Houston and her entourage booked travel on the Nordica superferry, which took over three hours, so she could make it in time for her Saturday concert in the Irish capital.

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