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Monty Python: Monty Python's Contractual Obligation Album (Arista); National Lampoon: White Album (Label 21)

Richard C. Walls, Creem, April 1981

I HATE COMEDY albums and I hate the kind of people who like them. I hate it when they play their latest comedy acquisition for you after raving moronically about how hilarious it is and reciting some meaningless out of context punch lines to make their point and then laughing hysterically. I hate it when they play it for you and watch you when their favorite jokes come up, grinning idiotically and nodding encouragement, waiting for you to laugh-laugh!? It's all I can do to keep from running from the room screaming, "Enough! I can't stand anymore!" I hate that.

Total word count of piece: 656


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