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The Annotated Marx Brothers

The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details Paperback - by Matthew Coniam
The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoers Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details  Have you ever watched a Marx Brothers film and wondered what habeas Irish rose is? What is the trial of Mary Dugan with sound? What is a college widow? When exactly did Don Ameche...
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Famous Clowns blog – 10/7/2014

Floyd "Creaky" Creekmore
Last walkaround – Floyd “Creaky” Creekmore, the world’s oldest performing clown, has passed away at the age of 98 Normally, when someone talks about “electing a clown” they’re being insulting — but not in Brasil!  Brazilians re-elect clown with 1 million votes  
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Famous Clowns blog – 10/6/2014

Midwest Clown Association
Pictures from the Texas Clown Association Just spent the week at the Midwest Clown Association 2014 Roundup – hope that I saw some of you there Speaking of which, local TV station WQAD did some nice coverage, but clearly they wrote their headline before even sending a reporter,...
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Famous clowns blog – 9/25/2014

Clown’s comic capers lift cancer sufferers www.belpernews.co.uk Young people with cancer will benefit from the visit of a touring clown show which put on a performance in Belper at the weekend. Marvellous biopic of clown Neil Baldwin who became Stoke City’s kit man www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk A HOLLYWOOD star will...
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Honeymoon in Kabul

It sounds like a joke – the doctor, who’s also a clown, gets married and spends his honeymoon in Afghanistan – but it’s not.   It’s the subject of a new documentary,  Honeymoon in Kabul.
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I need to learn Spanish

I need to learn Spanish
I need to learn Spanish – a practical thought For the past 3 years, my wife and I have been fortunate to clown at the  Willman Industries  company picnic in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin.   In addition to “€œclowning around”€, my wife spends the bulk of her time face...
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