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Monday Aug 11 | Wall Street Journal

One Hundred Years of the Marx Brothers

There was always something "other," something "outsider" about the Marx Brothers-they seemed to belong to an entirely different universe, not only from the other actors in their movies, but from each other.


Related Topix: Groucho Marx, Lou Costello

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Cape Cod Times

History relives itself - with theatrical flourish

During the speechifying part of the festivities, Rear Adm. Richard Gurnon gave credit to our great-grandfather, August Belmont, who financed the canal's construction in 1909.


Related Topix: Belmonts, A-Cappella, Lou Costello, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Roto Authority Fantasy Baseball

The Proof Is In The Peripherals: July 25-31

The original Abbott & Costello "Who's On First" routine is an absolute masterpiece of comic confusion and cannot possibly be duplicated.


Related Topix: Lou Costello

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boulder Weekly

Opposites attract

During the mid-1960s when his soon-to-be-legendary career as a playwright was just taking off, Neil Simon decided to tweak the longstanding trope of the mismatched companions.


Related Topix: The Odd Couple, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Lou Costello, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Witching and Bitching: A Spanish Coven Challenges the Patriarchy

This is the kind of comedy where a divorced father-covered in gold body paint, lugging a giant cross while portraying Christ at a street fair-brings his 10-year-old son along for a jewelry store robbery.


Related Topix: Pagan/Wiccan, Lou Costello, Movies, Entertainment