From their humble beginnings in vaudeville to their Hollywood golden age in the '30s and '40s to their boomer-led television renaissance of the '60s and beyond, the Three Stooges have transcended time and delighted generations with their brand of elemental slapstick. The Journal of Stoogeological Studies liberates Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp, Joe, and Curly-Joe from the prism of nostalgia, with original essays, reviews, interviews, and art about all facets of the Stooges' long career.

The geniuses behind such warped masterpieces as Don’t Let the Riverbeast Get You!, Freaky Farley, Local Legends, and Slingshot Cops tell their shocking true story! In the first book about the greatest horror/comedy auteurs that Manchester, New Hampshire has ever known, Matt Farley and Charles Roxburgh take a film-by-film tour of their eccentric cinematic oeuvre, and tell the epic story of a 20-year collaboration crafting cult classics on the margins of cinema. From wrangling zero-budget productions to tangling with fly-by-night distributors, they never lose the joy of making backyard movies with friends. In the tradition of Hitchcock/Truffaut, Motern on Motern is a story of friendship, community, and the agony and ecstasy of filmmaking

Now, the story of the greatest childrens’ TV channel of all time is told by the PJs themselves. Learn from Phil, Paul, Aashna, Krista, Katie, and beloved personalities like Nicholas Picholas, Tarzan Dan Freeman, and Scott “Wink Yahoo” Yaphe what it was like to work without a script, deal with fame, talk to puppets, and entertain millions of viewers in the Treehouse, the Zone, and beyond. From the Anti-Gravity Room to PJ Katie’s Farm, and from Warren Grog hijacking the network to Snit launching into space, this is the definitive account of the people who babysat a generation.