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Monty Python’s Eric Idle Sings ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life’ At Olympics Closing Ceremony
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It was just over two weeks ago since Mary Poppins Defeated Lord Voldemort and Queen Elizabeth II & James Bond Parachuted Into The Olympics Opening Ceremony, starting up the London 2012 Summer Games. And today, the London Summer Olympics came to a close, with performances by some of the most popular British artists, like George Michael, Annie Lennox, Queen, Oasis, The Who, and a reunion of The Spice Girls.

And while British music was appropriately represented in the ceremony, so was British humor, thanks to Eric Idle of Monty Python fame. Idle showed up at the event ready to be shot out of a cannon, but when that didn’t work out, the comedic actor, surrounded by performers dressed as nuns, led the crowd in a rendition of “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life,” a tune from the comedy troupe’s film Life Of Brian.

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The Drill Down 242: Occupy ISP
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On this week’s show, we’ll talk about Google‘s ambitious plan to put Gigabit Fiber in every home, beginning with Kansas City. And a look at the 2012 London Olympics, an Olympics so far fraught with technical challenges and social media disputes.

But first, the headlines…Rumored launch dates for the next Apple iPhone and iPad Mini, Verizon can’t charge extra for tethering, Microsoft launches Outlook.com, and Digg relaunches!

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