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Tony Hendra: Key Observations of a Veteran Satirist (Video)

By James F. Tracy

In this edited video legendary humorist and author Tony Hendra discusses his role in the history of postwar comedy. Hendra is best-known for playing Ian Faith, manager of the mock heavy metal band Spinal Tap. He was also a pioneer in early British political satire, working with Monty Python founding members Graham Chapman and John Cleese, and was the first managing editor of the National Lampoon, America’s pioneer multimedia comedy powerhouse, where he worked alongside Lampoon founders Doug Kenney, Henry Beard and Rob Hoffman. While at Lampoon Hendra produced the Woodstock mockery Lemmings, discovering comedy giants John Belushi, Chevy Chase, and Christopher Guest.

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Key Observations of a Veteran Satirist

Legendary iconoclast Tony Hendra joins Real Politik to discuss the history of postwar comedy and his role therein. Hendra is best-hendra-photo5known for playing Ian Faith, manager of the mock heavy metal band Spinal Tap. He was also a pioneer in early British political satire, working with Monty Python founding members Graham Chapman and John Cleese, and was the first managing editor of the National Lampoon, America’s pioneer multimedia comedy powerhouse, where he worked alongside Lampoon founders Doug Kenney, Henry Beard and Rob Hoffman. While at Lampoon Hendra produced the Woodstock mockery Lemmings, discovering such figures as John Belushi, Chevy Chase, and Christopher Guest.

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Hillary Drugged Up on Campaign Trail?

Unnerving Questions on Exiled Candidate’s Health 

No Press Conference in 250 Days!

‘Barry Soetoro’

Why have corporate media suppressed medical observations on Hillary Clinton’s apparent maladies? Has Hillary’s seizure doctor been identified? Is this the man who follows Hillary everywhere, telling her, “It’s okay,” while stabbing Hillary with anti-seizure drugs?

Why does the epilepsy doctor shoo away secret service? So Hillary won’t trigger another seizure and fall down on TV?

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Despite such probable health issues, internationalists like George Soros are prodding Hillary toward the election finish line to secure US Presidency, video maker argues.

For additional analysis see FOTM’s “Hillary Clinton Refuses to Release Her Up-to-Date Medical Records“.

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