November 9, 2005

Audible Althouse, #19.

The new podcast is an hour long. Topics: male and female brains, 3 Stooges comedy, 3 Stooges sex, the Marx Bothers, some Halloweenish thoughts about the new Supreme Court, heteronormativity, military memoirs, lawprof bloggers, good and bad commentary about Samuel Alito, why so many Catholics have been nominated to the Supreme Court, the affinity between physicists and religionists, the politics of Intelligent Design, and the demand for nuanced reporting on the riots in France.

7 comments:

vbspurs said...

3 Stooges sex

Ann,

Podcasting has you by your Moe and Curlies.

Cheers,
Victoria

Steve Donohue said...

I wish to take a moment to defend Larry Fine.

Although you dismiss the man as "just ugly", Larry is indisputably the funniest of the Stooges. Much like the Zippo you defend, Larry is reliable and funny in an understated way. If you ever get a chance to watch another Stooges Short, do nothing but watch Larry. His reactions to the physical comedy are excellent; it's easy to forget when you watch him that they're not really smacking the hell out of each other.

Jacob said...

I was flipping channels and Kill Bill came on. I swear my first thought was: "Why is Ann Althouse killing all those people?"

Ann Althouse said...

Steve: That was a vague memory of what young girls (other than the tomgirl) thought of the 3 Stooges in the late 50s/early 60s. I think we were distracted by Moe and Curly, who called more attention to themselves. I'm willing to believe what you say about Larry is true. In fact, I'd rather completely concede it than watch the 3 Stooges. I do think guys who love the 3 Stooges and comment on the fact that women don't are failing to take adequate account of how physically ugly these men were.

Gerry said...

Ann, you might find this article interesting. It takes a look at some libertarian strains in Alito's opinions.

Ann Althouse said...

Thanks, Gerry. I did a new post about it.

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