"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

The Great McGonigle

Every entertainer you've ever seen who performs any kind of comedy has studied everything done by W. C. Fields frame-by-frame. Here is the famous juggling scene from the film, The Old Fashioned Way (it's 1934, and there's no digital editing, no special effects, and splicing two pieces of film together well nigh impossible without it showing):

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