Them’s fightin’ words in my country! A hurrah for Stooge underdog Shemp Howard

“Oh, a be-bopper! Dig that crazy bopper name, eeb eeb eeb…cool man, real George! Give me some skin!” Drew Friedman, acclaimed for his “stippling” style of caricature which employs thousands of pen marks to achieve photographic verisimilitude, illustrated this first-rate black and white portrait of founding Stooge Shemp Howard.

On November 22, 1955, at 11:35 p.m. PST, eternal Three Stooges underdog Shemp Howard was…



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