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Stoogeology

Author : Peter Seely
ISBN : 9780786429202
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 56.5 MB
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In the world of slapstick comedy, few are more beloved than the Three Stooges. Throughout their 190 short films, they consistently delivered physical, verbal and situational comedy in new and creative ways. Following the trio from outer space to ancient Rome, this volume provides an in-depth look at their comedy and its impact on twentieth century art, culture and thought. This analysis reveals new insights into the language, literary structure, politics, race, gender, ethnicity and even psychology of the classic shorts. It discusses the elements of surrealism within the Stooges films, exploring the many ways in which they created their own reality regardless of time and space. The portrayal of women and minorities and the role of the mistake in Stooges' works are also addressed. Moreover, the book examines the impact that the Columbia Studios style and the austerity of its Short Subjects Department had on the work of the Three Stooges, films that ironically have outlasted more costly and celebrated productions.
Category: Performing Arts

Beyond Duality

Author : Laurence Galian
ISBN : 1561840769
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 81.15 MB
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This is a book of magick. It contains many treasures that have long lain hidden or unappreciated. Here you will find techniques to utilise magickal equilibrium for spiritual growth, personal power, and success. In part it is directed toward practitioners of Western Mystery Traditions, Qabalah, Chaos Magick, Ceremonial Magick, Wicca and Shamanism who want to expand their knowledge of the field. But it is really for everyone who wishes to bring balance and unity to their lives.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Two For The Show

Author : Lonnie Burr
ISBN : 0595003001
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 50.6 MB
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Two for the Show outlines and gives examples of team comedy in the twentieth century in all media: stage, film, radios, TV, records, tapes, cassettes, and CDs. The book is unique in covering the comedy teams of the 60's, 70's, and 80's. Since 1982, there have been no new comedy teams. The only changes have been separate career credits (Jerry Stiller, Seinfeld, Dick Martin, TV Director) and the demise of the team comedians.
Category: Performing Arts

The Get Over Yourself Self Help Book And Other Essays

Author : Sylvia Shawcross
ISBN : 1462060854
Genre : Humor
File Size : 73.40 MB
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The Get-Over-Yourself Self-Help Book and Other Essays presents a collection of vignettes, narratives, and rants that detail the often absurd business of getting on with life. In an attempt to aspire to a so-called higher life, many of us fear both death and youth, reaching for perfection through the latest technical gadgets that encourage us to cling to preconceived notions of ourselves and to define ourselves through a text message. But is that really any way to truly live? Baby boomer columnist and curmudgeon Sylvia Shawcross believes that satirists have a purpose in this world—to help others to laugh at the absurdity of life. In her second compilation of humorous reflections, Shawcross begins with a hilarious recounting of the frustrating chain of events that occur when she attempts to replace a broken remote at the electronics store and continues with a series of lighthearted essays where she reveals the unconventional and often wacky behavior of those she encounters daily. From the reasons behind rampant consumerism to the forced reprogramming behind ten-digit dialing, Shawcross contemplates issues of global importance while encouraging all of us to wake up and smell the high-priced latté—for sadly, as she says, this is just how it is. The Get-Over-Yourself Self-Help Book and Other Essays provides an eye-opening, amusing glimpse into the mind of a curmudgeon in all her unabashed glory.
Category: Humor

Mixed Nuts

Author : Lawrence J. Epstein
ISBN : UOM:39015059279318
Genre : Humor
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From the days of vaudeville to Jerry and Elaine, "Mixed Nuts" is a history and celebration of a uniquely American art form--the comedy team. of photos.
Category: Humor

Behind The Three Stooges

Author : Jack White
ISBN : 1882766008
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 23.26 MB
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Jules, Jack and Sam White directing careers spanned silents through talkies and into the age of television.
Category: Performing Arts

The Columbia Comedy Shorts

Author : Ted Okuda
ISBN : UOM:39015012059146
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 32.61 MB
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Category: Performing Arts

The Hitler Filmography

Author : Charles P. Mitchell
ISBN : UOM:39015055898640
Genre : History
File Size : 45.21 MB
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From the time his Nazi regime launched World War II to the present, Adolf Hitler has frequently been depicted on film. He was largely ridiculed at first, since laughter was a powerful weapon and morale booster for nations at war. Later representations were more somber and realistic, yet Hitler's image never escaped an undertone of scorn. This filmography covers portrayals of Hitler in feature films and television miniseries in which Hitler is represented on screen by an actor. Thus, films with a factual historical storyline (e.g., Inside the Third Reich), fictional stories about Hitler (e.g., They Saved Hitler's Brain), alternate histories (e.g., Fatherland), parodies (e.g., Undercovers Hero), and films where actors playing Hitler have a cameo (e.g., Blazing Saddles) are all included. Each entry provides production credits, an annotated cast list, an analysis and synopsis of the film, an evaluation of the actor playing Hitler in terms of the strengths and weaknesses of his portrayal, and representative quotations from the film.
Category: History

Explorer S Guide Philadelphia Amish Country First Explorer S 50 Hikes

Author : Laura Randall
ISBN : 9781682684375
Genre : Travel
File Size : 46.5 MB
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The essential guide to the Athens of America Laura Randall brings readers the best of Philadelphia and the outlying Amish Country, one of America’s most historically and culturally rich regions. Travelers seeking fine dining, authentic cuisine, sightseeing, or a world-class arts scene will find this guide indispensable in making the best of their stay in the City of Brotherly Love. Recommendations for shopping, eating, lodging, and touring will excite visitors of all tastes. From natural areas and historic neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia to the Amish markets of Lancaster County, from historic battlefields at Valley Forge and Gettysburg to the antiques shops of Bucks County, and the leisure resorts and quiet nature trails of the Pocono Mountains, this guide (previously published as Explorer’s Guide Eastern Pennsylvania: Includes Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Amish Country & the Poconos) offers great guidance for a unique, fascinating destination.
Category: Travel