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Fun and informative Three Stooges articles

Three Stooges Short Takes: Shemptember

The Three Stooges had 18 of their Columbia shorts released in September. We are featuring six that feature Shemp since it is Shemptember! Of course, Larry & Moe were in these shorts with Shemp along with several key supporting players. … Read More »

Shemptember is Here!

Our 2nd Annual Shemptember is upon us. The Shempire will rise. Worlds will Collide, puns will fly and Hee-bee-bee-bees will be plentiful. Winner takes all! We will be having some fun contests with the hysterically clever ShempInstead and the maker of officially … Read More »


Celebrating The 34th Anniversary of The Three Stooges Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

The next time you’re taking a stroll on Hollywood Boulevard, head south a bit to 1560 Vine Street and you will find The Three Stooges Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Yes, not all the stars are on Hollywood Boulevard. There simply isn’t enough room. Also it was decided to use Vine Street long ago with some of the real heavyweights from show business because Hollywood & Vine is the historic center of Hollywood. So The Boys are near the historical heart of the area, which is fitting. Read More »


The Three Stooges: August Short Takes

The four shorts we selected to feature this month cover a 10 year period from 1935 to 1945. They include dogs, dancing, danger and a few dead bodies.  Hoi Polloi released August 29, 1935. “It ain’t the dippin’. It’s the countin’ … Read More »


The Three Stooges July Short Takes

The Three Stooges had 20 shorts released in July over the years. Three of these shorts have iconic and significant elements so we are showcasing these three in this month’s Short Takes article; they include  Violent Is The Word For … Read More »


The Three Stooges Short Takes June Part 2

The second half of June brings us singing and dancing, Gorillas and pies in 3-D, A shocking set of gags, Some Stooges’ firsts, Senorita Rita, and Curly flirting on a train.  Time Out for Rhythm Released June 5, 1941 – Even … Read More »


Moe’s Daughter, Joan Howard Maurer, Remembers her Father on His 120th Birthday.

  Can you imagine Moe without the mayhem – Moe putting pen to paper rather than fingers into Curly’s eyes, writing down loving thoughts instead of growling, “I’LL MOIDA YA”? Yet that was exactly what he did to stay apart … Read More »


Happy Father’s Day

Okay, you called Mom on Mother’s Day. You did, right? Good. So now we turn to Dad and his day. Here’s a bit about how this special day came about to honor those very special guys we call Dad. Sonora … Read More »


The Three Stooges Short Takes June Part 1

The June Three Stooges film short releases span from 1936 to 1959 and include some great ladies in supporting roles including the often used three girl group, Christine McIntyre and a former Miss Sweden, Greta Thyssen. Even The Boys get … Read More »


The Three Stooges: May Short Takes Part 3

The Three Stooges had a busy May as you know if you read May Part 1 and 2 Short Takes installments. Here we will present the rest of the May film shorts that range 1936 to 1941. Just for fun, … Read More »