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.
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.
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.
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.
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.