Illustrated lecture: The Marx Brothers on Broadway: 1924-1929, November 30 in Brooklyn
Recent essays: What's Next? | The Women of I'll Say She Is | Life at I'll Say She Is
New book Gimme a Thrill: The Story of I'll Say She Is... now available!
The Love Marches On book is now available!
The Marx Brothers on Broadway: 1924-1929 I'll Say She Is Gimme a Thrill
On November 30, 2016, I'm premiering my new illustrated lecture, The Marx Brothers on Broadway: 1924-1929 at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn, sponsored by Zelda Magazine. My historic adaptation of the Marx Brothers' I'll Say She Is was an Off Broadway smash at the Connelly Theater, May-July 2016. Will the thrill return? Join the mailing list for updates. My book Gimme a Thrill: The Story of I'll Say She Is, the Lost Marx Brothers Musical, and How it was Found is now available! Order from Amazon or from the publisher, BearManor Media!
Love Marches On Wish You Were Here - Groucho Marx The United Nations Song
The Love Marches On book is now available! A saga of Broadway in comic strips, the story takes place in the years 1925 and 1975. Read a sample, watch the video, and get your copy! Watch the complete video of Wish You Were Here: Groucho Marx, featuring me as Groucho in conversation with Jens Hoffmann at the Jewish Museum. VaudeVisuals and Trav S.D. produced this Vaudephone video of my "United Nations Song," as seen in Travesties of 2012. (Older version here.)
Marxfest Plebo Spot The Brothers
I'm proud and delighted to have been among the principal organizers of Marxfest, New York City's month-long celebration of the Marx Brothers, in May of 2014. More video of me as Groucho Marx. Watch The Brothers, a film I assembled on behalf of the 93rd Street Beautification Association.
The Obama Campaign Birds 400 Years in Manhattan Corporations Are People Too
During one performance of Life After Bush (2008), I spent two and a half minutes ad-libbing about birds. 400 Years in Manhattan is my history of the world's greatest city. Watch a clip here, and buy the book from Amazon, B&N, Lulu, or iTunes. Watch a video of the stirring anthem "Corporations Are People Too," written by Amanda Sisk and me. More Nero Fiddled video here.
Amazing Fighter Pilot Adventures Trampled by a Horse American Bank
If you can stand the excitement, watch this thrilling video, Amazing Fighter Pilot Adventures #342. It's even better than the first 341 episodes! Most of my work is comedic, but once in a while I do something gravely serious, such as Trampled by a Horse. In America, planning your future means planning your future, in America. American Bank. Because your dreams are like the sun.
Max Fleming Bread and Butter Tillo Marx
Max Fleming is one of the great vocalists in the history of American popular song. Amanda Sisk and Noah Diamond present Bread and Butter. Watch their lovable antics in The Best Things in Life Are Free and Bread and Butter at Work. "Tillo Marx," my Marxist revision of The New Yorker's Eustace Tilly, was printed in the magazine's 85th anniversary issue. Contact me to purchase a print.
Dr. Hackenbush Restored The World Has Sprung a Leak The Cradle Will Rock
Watch Dr. Hackenbush Restored, which restores the song "Dr. Hackenbush" to its rightful place in the Brothers' 1937 film A Day at the Races. Read some poetry by my grandfather, Joseph Lerner. Read my essays on the lyrics, the original recording, and the 2013 Encores production of Marc Blitzstein's agitprop masterpiece.
New Faces of 1492 Penguin Home Invasion Pathological-Incoherent Theatre
New Faces of 1492 is an animated film that dares to tell the truth about Christopher Columbus: He was a schmuck.
Some years ago, our home was invaded by tiny penguins. (We moved.) Read all about it, and survey the photographic evidence, at Penguin Home Invasion. Bernard Gurk's Pathological-Incoherent Theatre Company has been a staple of the downtown arts scene for decades.
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