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Books: Inventory: 7 essential books about comedy by comedians

Entertainment / Books : The A.V. Club - Books (last year)

1. Groucho & Me, Groucho Marx (1959) Comedy, it has been said time and time again, is a serious business. Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx echoes that sentiment in the opening sentence of his memoir about the meager beginnings of the Mar... Read Post

The Essential Groucho

Odd : Boing Boing (5 years ago)

I've finally gotten around to reading The Essential Groucho: Writings by, for, and about Groucho Marx, Stefan Kanfer 1990 book of fine grouchovian material that contains at least five guaranteed laughs on every page. The book opens ... Read Post

How You Bet Your Life was Saved

Odd : Neatorama (last year)

You Bet Your Life was a game show hosted by Groucho Marx that aired from 1950 to 1961. In 1973, Andy Marx was 21 years old and having lunch with his grandfather Groucho Marx. Also at the lunch were Marcel Marceau, Eliot Gould, and J... Read Post


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