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Life Of Brian Bombs

by | 3rd, January 2008

“WOULD Python do a Brian on Muslims?” asks the Sun’s Kelvin Mackenzie.

“Suppose the Monty Python team wanted to do a remake today but decided they had ‘done’ Christianity and wanted to concentrate their humour on, shall we say, Islam.”

It is soon evident that the impression MacKenzie has plucked Islam from the air is a contrivance and the thrust of his piece is how Muslims would react – unfavourably – to such a film.

But we play the game and imagine what it would be like to watch a group of late middle-aged, white men lending their brand of English, victim-based humour to Mohammed and a religion to which none are members?

And how sad, lonely men in accounts and marketing would regale their fellow Algerians and Iraqis with their hilarious take offs of John Cleese’s suicide bomber…

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