Tag: Marx Brothers

  • The Marx Brothers and American Comedy

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ____ The Electric Agora’s own E. John Winner spoke with me about the Marx Brothers and their relationship to American Comedy. https://youtu.be/5Hkjtbmlces 1:30 Vaudeville, Burlesque, and Musical Theater 11:20 The Jewish Marx Brothers and “Playing in Peoria” 22:00 Writing for the Marx Brothers / Relationship with George Kaufman 27:40 Becoming the […]

  • Marxism for Dummies Like Me

    by E. John Winner __ When I was 17, I fell in love with three older men. Indeed, they were so much older that two of them were dead at the time. They were everything I wasn’t. They were short and thin, and though not athletes, they moved swift and agile. One couldn’t say that […]