Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Sublime, Ridiculous, Both

Caught the end of Double Indemnity on TV late last night. Even though I've seen it a thousand times, it still gripped me. I couldn't switch it off, and somehow the twists in the last fifteen minutes still surprised me.
Then I caught the beginning of an episode of The Mighty Boosh that I'd already seen. And for some reason I found it almost as hard to switch that off. I kept thinking to myself, 'Oh, the next bit's really funny, let me hear the bit where gorilla says that Naboo has access to the fountain of youth', or something similar.
I saw the Boosh live a few years ago, and also one half of the boosh solo. The two finest hours of live comedy I've ever seen.
So what's the moral of this story? It is this: if you mix Double Indemnity with Mighty Boosh just before bed, you get some pretty weird dreams.

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