Oh, a wise guy! Curly Howard born 100 years ago
October 22, 2003 3:03 AM   Subscribe

Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk. American comedy legend Jerome Horwitz, a.k.a. Curly Howard(sound) of The Three Stooges, was born 100 years ago today. All right, you knuckeheads, spread out.
posted by planetkyoto (5 comments total)
Great comedy is so often tinged with traged, and for Curly, was it ever. He had a string of failed marriages, only finding happiness with wife No. 4 shortly before his death at age 48, of complications from a stroke suffered on the set five years earlier. R.I.P., Grapehead.
(Beware, much stooge attrition on links pages)
posted by planetkyoto at 3:08 AM on October 22, 2003

"Why have we no lions?"
"'Cuz there's no bones in ice cream."
posted by yerfatma at 4:16 AM on October 22, 2003

Lamebrains! Nitwits! Don't forget Curly's evil doppelganger.
posted by MrBaliHai at 4:47 AM on October 22, 2003

...and of course, there's the other Curly stand-in (quite an achiever in his own right).
posted by LinusMines at 11:13 AM on October 22, 2003

I knew I had found the right job when one of the first things my coworkers asked me was, "Who's your favorite Stooge?"
posted by JanetLand at 3:33 PM on October 22, 2003

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