Monty Python Knows Comedy Rock Stars Can't Be Too Old

British comedy troupe Monty Python's surviving members (left to right) Palin, Idle, Jones, Gilliam, and Cleese Photograph by Leon Neal/AFP via Getty Images

Once during a particularly boring stretch of a very long road trip, my boyfriend and I invented a game we called “Comedians as Rock Bands.” The conceit is simple: Pick a comedian and find the corresponding musical act whose talent and reputation most closely mirrors his or her own. Here, I’ll give you some examples:

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