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Marx Madness Descends on Rancho Mirage

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

There's more news about the landmark anniversary of the first U.S. stage performance by a group whose genius and significance is impossible to exagger...

Harpo Marx and Roger Federer: An Awesome Match-Up

David Kersh | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
David Kersh

Like Federer's kinetic beauty there is comedic beauty, and Harpo is at the front, leading the way.

Harpo Marx's Holy Harp

David Kersh | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
David Kersh

Somewhere, most likely in Wikipedia, we discovered that Harpo had gifted his famous harp to the state of Israel; this seemed a bit surprising, for after reading his autobiography, he came across as more of a country club nudist than a Zionist.

Favorite Video Clips from I Love Lucy

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

She would have turned 100 today. So what was it that made I Love Lucy so historically good? Was it because the plots were thoroughly preposter...

Why Lucy Still Makes Us Laugh

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

In the nine years she reigned as America's most beloved housewife-mother-troublemaker-nutcase, actress-comedian Lucille Ball easily proved that ev...

Hello, The Marx Brothers Must Be Coming

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.20.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

My passion for the absurd may derive from early childhood exposure to my mom's twisted song parodies. My fave was "I've Got the World on a String," in...

From Moscow to Montclair to Lawn Maintenance

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Looking back, there were clues I didn't take seriously enough. Were they Russian spies? Or a couple that revolutionized yardwork?