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  1. Congressional Republicans Are All a Bunch of MarxistsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    In the 2014 midterm elections, Republicans from Maine to Arizona promised on a stack of Good News Bibles that when -- not if -- they took over the Senate, things would be different. They would work from dawn to dusk and then some in order to make things right.

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  2. Queen of SwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    QUEEN OF SWING recounts the true story of a Jazz Age trailblazer - 95-year-old entertainer Norma Miller. The engaging biography highlights the life, career and indomitable spirit of the Harlem-born actress, dancer and choreographer known as "The Queen of Swing."

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  3. If it walks like a duckaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Examiner.com

    Recently I have been writing columns about ducks. I think about ducks a lot lately ever since the Ohio State-Oregon game and every time Ursula and I get into an argument and I see her ready to fling an ashtray at me I think, "Quick! Duck !" Anyhoo, I thought I'd wrap up the duck series by letting readers in on my research for these columns.

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  4. Reel life: Dann & Raymond take on Bond, best fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Herald

    A digitally remastered version of the Marx Brothers classic 1935 comedy "A Night at the Opera" will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the Woodstock Theatre, 209 Main Street, Woodstock. Tickets cost $15 with proceeds going to support the Woodstock Opera House, 121 E. Van Buren St., located across the Square from the Woodstock Theatre.

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  5. Bill Oa Reilly deserves a medal for his combat confabulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    Thanks to Bill O'Reilly , I am a combat veteran. The Fox loudmouth considers himself one since he covered a minor urban disturbance associated with the Falkland Islands War.

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  6. Seeing Grant's Tomb in a New LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Who knew? But onto Grant's Tomb. The reason it became the answer to a riddle-perhaps most famously posed by Groucho Marx to contestants on his 1950s TV show "You Bet Your Life"-is that it's a trick question. The coffins containing the bodies of ...

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  7. Utahns helped revive the Hollywood careers of the Marx BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KSL-TV

    ... were going to be entertained like they've never been entertained before." said Hallet Stone. "When you look at Groucho Marx, you think automatically at the black coat and the cigar, and the false mustache and thick glasses," said Hallet Stone. "How ...

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  8. In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Times of Israel

    Half a century after the demise of New York City's Yiddish theater scene, a new klezmer musical uses the so-called "people's stage" as the backdrop for a colorful tale of tribal Jewish bickering. "The King of Second Avenue" is loosely based on Israel Zangwill's satirical 1894 novel, "The King of Schnorrers," revolving around a London-based Sephardi schnorrer who is at constant odds with his better-off Ashkenazi co-religionists.

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  9. Midweek Matinee: Chevrolet Leader News Vol.1 No.2, 1935Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Imagine if you will: It was 1935, and you'd spent your week's pin money to see the Marx Brothers in A Night at the Opera, or maybe Errol Flynn and Olivia De Havilland in Captain Blood. Perhaps it was Lionel Barrymore and Bela Lugosi in Mark of the Vampire, or James Cagney in "G" Men.

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  10. Clowing trio the Broccoli Brothers taking risks in red nosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    SLAPSTICK SENSATIONS: Dave Houston, Cam Venn and Paul Bourke are the Broccoli Brothers. "None of us have ever had normal jobs," says Venn.

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  11. Bucks County Playhouse welcomes the return of Oscar Hammerstein FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | NJ.com

    Three musicals and two plays - along with the return of the second Oscar Hammerstein Festival for lyricists - will comprise the historic Bucks County Playhouse's 76th anniversary season in New Hope, Pa. starting in April, it has been announced by the Playhouse's producing team of Tony Award-winning producers, Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler.

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  12. Fund This Film: Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time Will Be the Definitive Documentary on the AuthorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Film School Rejects

    One of the first things I ever did when I discovered the Internet in the mid 1990s was to subscribe to a Kurt Vonnegut newsgroup. It was there that I first learned of Robert B. Weide , who was then a few years away from receiving an Academy Award nomination for his documentary Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth .

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  13. Hunter Foster Will Direct Company and National Pastime for Bucks County; Season AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Playbill

    Three musicals and two plays, as well as the 2nd Oscar Hammerstein Festival for Lyricists, will comprise the Bucks County Playhouse 's 76th anniversary season in New Hope, PA. Producers Alexander Fraser , Robyn Goodman , Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler announced that the season will include Stephen Sondheim 's musical Company ; National Pastime , a new musical about baseball; the Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers ; the evergreen comedy On Golden Pond ; and It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play .

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  14. Hunter Foster Will Return to Bucks County Playhouse to Direct...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Three musicals and two plays - along with the return of the 2nd OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL for lyricists - will comprise the historic BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE's 76th anniversary season in New Hope, Pa. starting in April, it has been announced by the Playhouse's producing team of Tony Award-winning producers, Alexander Fraser , Robyn Goodman , Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler .

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  15. Barry Lewis: A tip for politicians: Raise servers' wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Times Herald-Record

    "Would you leave less of a tip if you knew that your waiter and busboy are making more money an hour?" That was the question a few of my colleagues were asking around the newsroom table as we discussed the latest minimum-wage debate: Should New York raise the subminimum wage to $7 an hour? My guess is that few of the folks around the table ever had ... (more)

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  16. Like "Duck Soup," but in Teheran?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Ask MetaFilter

    Does anybody remember a comedy sketch I saw on TV circa 1979? It was set in the post-revolution Iranian parliament, and it was based on the Marx Brothers' "Duck Soup"... The Groucho Marx character played President Bani-Sadr, and they re-did the routine where they kept announcing him and he never appeared, then walked on from the opposite side of the screen. And it ended with a very Marx-Brothers-like musical number called "We'll Blame It All on You," about how they were blaming everything on the United States.

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  17. Introduction to Irvin Muchnick's book Concussion Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | SLAM! Sports

    ... operetta American Idiot ?) Concussion Inc. became a nod to the notion first formulated in Horse Feathers by Groucho Marx, who longed for the Huxley College football team to finally get a school it could be proud of. Not since the surgeon general's ...

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  18. Super Bowl of movies: The greatest football films of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The London Free Press

    In most minds, the NFL eclipsed baseball as America's Game in recent years, with the sheer bombast of the Super Bowl, the value of the franchises and the excitement of the tailgate parties. Put it this way: Has any World Series anthem singer ever received as much attention as the Super Bowl halftime show headliner? But in one category feature films it's still a dead heat.

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  19. The first of many parties for the Paramount's 100thRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    HISTORY: Paramount 100th anniversary party No. 1. The mood turned merry. Austin Theatre Alliance chief Jim Ritts welcomed everyone to the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday.

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  20. Then and now: Celebrating 100 years of the Paramount Theatre through picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CultureMap

    The theater originally opened as the Majestic on October 11, 1915. It wasn't known as the Paramount until Paramount Pictures bought it in 1930.

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