The Lighter Side

What happened in Paris yesterday, it goes without saying, was a tragedy on so many levels.  Unfortunately it’s also going to begat some immigrant-bashing by people that should know better–as well as those that don’t.

So here’s some inspirational politics from SCTV, and Indira (based on Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India and Eva Peron, who was the First Lady of Argentina from 1946-1952, as well as the Broadway musical, Evita.

And since we’re seeking distraction for some terrible events, check out Monster Chiller Horror Theater’s 3D House of Cats, starring the brilliant John Candy as Dr. Tongue.  You’ll notice if you’re an aficionado of Second City Television that the 3D sound effect is different than it is in Dr. Tongue’s 3D House of Beef or 3D House of Stewardesses, which gives me the feeling that House of Cats is earlier than either of the latter two.

Pay attention to the beginning, where art imitates the alleged dating technique of a world-renown celebrity.

SCTV never quite got the notoriety of Saturday Night Live, which to this day mystifies me.

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