Paul Krugman has used the three legged stool analogy to describe the ACA several times. It is an analogy that is vivid in its description and useful in its implications: Yes! The Court (minus the three stooges) understood that the ACA is designed to work via the “three-legged stool” of guaranteed issue and community rating, […]
How many British men does it take to untangle a bike from an electric fence? Watching these three friends struggle to remove a bike from being tangled up in the electric fence looks like something straight out of The Three Stooges. The lads try everything to free the bike: branches, teamwork, loads of curse words...but have little luck. Show More Summary
As the year 2017 waits in the wings to spring onto the stage and initiate us all into the Trumpian era, where the modern-day equivalent of one of the Three Stooges occupies the Oval Office, it is time to look back at the year that was. There will be countless retrospectives on the triumphs of […]
Another day, another failure by Trump to navigate even the rudiments of logistics, scheduling and communications. Organizing an international summit conference or bilateral talks? Please. Team Trump is struggling to pull off a meeting with the New York Times. Note this reassuring gem from the Times' own report on this morning's bumbling: Read More ?
In Ironton, Ohio, a burglar is in jail after being shot in the leg by a homeowner. In Negaunee Township, Michigan, a man, suspected to be the reincarnation of Benny Hill or maybe the Three Stooges, tried to force his way into home. When the homeowner confronted him, he ran away – police K9s found […]
By Jerry Zezima In one of my favorite Three Stooges shorts, the boys are dentists. When their first patient comes in, Shemp puts on a pair of Coke bottle glasses that render him practically sightless. Then he pries open the hapless man's...Show More Summary
CNN has taken a great deal of deserved criticism during this election cycle for covering Donald Trump's candidacy in soft, hyperbolic fashion and employing his stooges as analysts. It's ironic, then, that the moment that sent Trump's...Show More Summary
James Corden, host of The Late Late Show and the war criminal who unleashed those awful “Carpool Karaoke” videos on the world, may have redeemed himself. He interviewed the three stooges from The Grand Tour as they blasted around Willow Springs Raceway competing for the best overall score. This is why we missed these guys. Read more...
Bad Moms plays like some demented fusion of Mean Girls and a look at the Bridesmaids ten-to-fifteen years later – with just a dash of Three Stooges. Oddly enough, that peculiar hybrid really rocks! Amy (Mila Kunis) is close to being a supermom – with her part-time job at a start-up coffee company, a husband … Continue reading Bad Moms: When Good Moms Go Weird! ?
California Treasurer John Chiang promised landmark private equity transparency but instead acted as a stooge of the private equity industry and failed to stand up to captured public pension funds.
Like Sherlock Holmes and James Bond, the Three Stooges are bigger than any one movie. They’re bigger than any one villain they’ve interacted with or any one moment of lasting greatness they’ve given us. We fondly remember them not for the specifics but for the broad...
Look, baseball is hard. You have to catch and throw a little tiny white ball past someone who wants to murder it with a stick that was expressly made to murder the ball. If your opponent clobbers it, you have to scramble around and shit. Show More Summary
Allan Sherman : " Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah." The Three Stooges: "Tell me your name so I can tell your mother."
'Woman Haters' showed us what Larry, Curly, and Moe were all about, but they weren’t quite the trio we know today.
Iggy Pop just wrote a book. Sort of. As Pitchfork points out, Pop spent three days at his Miami house with writers Jeff Gold and Johan Kugelberg, telling the two of them Stooges stories. The two of them then turned those stories into a new book, entitled Total Chaos, which is coming later this year […]
On March 30, 1848, Niagara Falls Ran Dry, with bonus Niagara Falls sketch by Abbott & Costello and The Three Stooges. Before computers: Inside the FBI’s Colossal Fingerprint Factory. In this 2.5 minute video, Carl Sagan lucidly explains...Show More Summary
How transformative does your screenplay have to be to use a person's life story without their permission? The Hurt Locker case provides an example.
This video is a work of art. A muddy game between Fortis Arezzo and Castel San Niccolò in Italy turned into a Three Stooges skit when a player was given a red card. The player was given a red card and lashed out, furiously hacking at the referee's calf in an attempt to trip him. Show More Summary
In yet another Republican primary debate, the cast of clowns that pass for presidential candidates convened for a performance that more closely resembled a schoolyard Three Stooges routine on steroids than any form of civilized political discourse. Show More Summary