The best eulogy ever

I’ve been thinking about the impermanence of life lately (not in a morbid or suicidal way, just in a that’s-how-it-is kind of way). And it strikes me that eulogies can be pretty important. I think this is the best one ever: John Cleese’s eulogy of his Monty Python cohort Graham Chapman, in 1989:

For the record, when I eventually die, I want my eulogy to be at least this good. If no one’s laughing at my memorial service, something’s REALLY wrong, and I’d be pissed off.

One thought on “The best eulogy ever

  1. I agree. That is the best eulogy I have ever heard and I would love for someone to say f–k if only to shock my relatives one last time.

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