May 22, 2006 3:04PM

Mencken Fellows Penn & Teller Take Over TCM Tonight!

Need a cure for a bad case of the Mondays? Tune into Turner Classic Movies tonight, when Cato H.L. Mencken Research Fellows Penn Jillette and Teller take over as special guest programmers.

A quick look at what Penn & Teller have spooled up:

  • 8 PM—The Marx Bros.’ underappreciated 1939 film At the Circus
  • 9:30 PM—Orson Welles’ controversial 1976 documentary F for Fake, about the brilliant forger Elmyr de Hory
  • 11:15 PM—MGM’s disturbing and highly controversial 1932 film Freaks
  • 12:30 AM—Neil Simon’s 1975 Vaudeville tribute The Sunshine Boys, starring Walter Matthau and George Burns (with then‐​little‐​known F. Murray Abraham in a supporting role).