Tag Archives: laugh

Happy Birthday, Joe E. Brown!

Joseph Evans Brown was born on July 28, 1891 in Holgate, Ohio, near Toledo. In 1902, when only 10 years old, Brown joined a troupe of circus performers known as the Five Marvelous Ashtons. With them, her toured the US, … Continue reading

Posted in Comedic Actors, Comedy Movies, History of Comedy, Slapstick Comedy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nasreddin: Trickster or Holy Man?

Yes, there are many ways to spell the name of Mullah Nasreddin. His longevity, legend and stories are known across a great swath of the planet, from Greece to Kurdistan, China to Romania, India to Russia. In Swahili and Indonesian … Continue reading

Posted in History of Comedy, Slapstick Comedy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stan Laurel

A biography of the great Stan Laurel Continue reading

Posted in Comedic Actors, Comedy Movies, Slapstick Comedy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Schlemiel, Schlemazel

T Continue reading

Posted in Slapstick Comedy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment