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Gay is hip. Slapstick is back. I propose
that the paragon of the slapstick form be
rejuvenated by bringing back the Stooges
as over-the-top multicultural gay
queens. "House of Bugging" came close
with some gay slapstick, but this would
be overtly the Stooges.
As with the original series,
would be the heroes of each sketch. The
physical comedy would remain, but
would be different in a manner
appropriate to the characters and the
times. No more bricks or bats to the
head. Slapping would remain, but not be
limited to the cheek. I propose that
Curly would have a soul patch and
moustachios which would occasionally be
seized by Mo. The "grab and twist"
would no longer be confined to the nose.
||Ew. Can't anything be innocent fun any more?
||Of course it can. If you know what I mean...
||yeah, I worry that outpouring will quash
any reasoned discussion of the gay
||Following [phlish]'s reasoning + [bungston]'s idea- Gay Schizophrenic Stooge.
||Not really a good mix of ideas, is it? That's ok- I don't really like slapstick, anyway. In fact... I hate the Stooges. Yeah, that's right. I admit it- I hate the Stooges. <Waits for backlash from hardcore Stooges fans> Bring it on, Stoogie!
||[phlish], you are wise to my ways. I will strive for greater subtlety in the future.