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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Pyrrho wrote: Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:27 pm [Buster Keaton comic]
There were also photoshoots at the time providing more cringe than merriment:

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This is what I mean in the OP, precisely.
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Oh, blithe racism humor?
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Didn't Sir John Gielgud play the role in London in the 1966 musical?
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I seem to recall that there were a couple of Peter Sellers movies that might qualify for ed's intended genre.
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"A real button buster"

Indeed.
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"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

People are shitting themselves to death
Crap so much they fail to take a breath
But even when their kids are starvin'
They thought Trump would throw them Charmin.
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↑ Philip Halsman did a lot of these. E. g. Martin & Lewis:

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I think this one qualifies. The breakout moment for Ruth Buzzi and Dom DeLuise.

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i'd do lily tomlin
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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It would fly today.
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Any shit will fly today.

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But even when their kids are starvin'
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