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Leave 'Em Laughing

Fear of fatherhood was never
Something that bedeviled me.
Infants simply aren’t that clever!
I was sure they wouldn’t see
How grossly unprepared I was… 68 more words

Poetry

The Greatest Marital Comedy Ever Made? Laurel and Hardy in "Sons of the Desert" (1933).

A few days ago I watched this again for the umpteenth time.

I smiled throughout.

I laughed out loud (on my own) frequently.

I spent the next day and a half singing “Honolulu Baby” to myself. 1,297 more words

Twittersode 004 - Laurel and Hardy's "The Music Box" (1932)

This Twittersode, Phil takes a look at the classic Laurel and Hardy short “The Music Box” from 1932! It’s short; it’s funny; it’s got a long staircase. 25 more words

Podcast

You can always drop another brick. Laurel and Hardy in "Dirty Work" (1933)


Dirty Work is unusual in that it features classic and careful clowning that has to be shoe-horned into a bizarre plot about a mad (is there another kind?) scientist. 1,124 more words

Are you a Laurel and Hardy completist? Of course you are. That's why you'll watch "Wild Poses" (1933).

By 1933, Laurel and Hardy were cultural icons of such magnitude that they could be referenced successfully in just a few seconds.  They remained, for the time being, Hal Roach team players and so they offered the occasional cameo to help out the larger Roach community. 867 more words

The one in a sawmill. Laurel and Hardy in "Busy Bodies" (1933)

Here again is an apex comedy, one of those short films that show Stan and Ollie at the absolute pinnacle of their craft – one of those films that you can watch over and over and over again – a film you can imagine taking nothing from or adding anything to. 1,246 more words

Cold-blooded murder. Laurel and Hardy in "The Midnight Patrol" (1933).

At the end of this one Stan and Ollie are murdered in cold blood.  Yes – you heard right – shot dead in the back – so-called execution style by the Chief of Police.  1,102 more words