A Conversation for The Goon Show

The final paragraph

Post 1

Tilly - back in mauve

"Michael Bentine died on 26 November 1996 of prostate cancer. Harry Secombe has now also died."

I just would like to say that this sentence seemed a bit too "cut and paste" type information. And besides, the fascinating Sellers have been gone for over two decades, and great Milligan has now also left us for that big listening room in the sky. Shouldn't they be on the list as well (sad it though may be)?

I really hope this last paragraf can possibly be rephrased, so we get a bit more information - it sounds a bit odd giving information on Bentine's, and then just a "Secombe has now also died." Do you get my point? And since Milligan and Sellers are meant to be mentioned as well, the paragraph should be rewritten, so we don't just add a "Oh, and Milligan and Sellers are dead too."

I hope you see my point - the Goons are one of the greatest chapters in modern comedy history, and we should pay them some final respect smiley - ok "And remember, you gotta go 'Oww'!"

The final paragraph

Post 2

Just zis Guy, you know? † Cyclist [A690572] :: At the 51st centile of ursine intelligence

It needs an update. Secombe died, I think, while it was in peer review, but I can't really remember.

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