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Two Can Play at This Thumbing the Nose Game

Preston Sturges was just as good at sticking it to the blue bloods, and he had real characters, too

By Kimberley Jones, 11:11PM, Tue. Oct. 14, 2008

Barbara Stanwyck: Taking out blue bloods, inferior card sharps, and prudish snake scientists all in one clean sweep
Barbara Stanwyck: Taking out blue bloods, inferior card sharps, and prudish snake scientists all in one clean sweep

Don't think I didn't hear the deep sigh in your "Oh, Kim." Listen, Josh, it's not like I've closed the book on the Marxes. I had a good chuckle at your Duck Soup clip. It's just how I like the Marx Brothers – in three-minute bits.

I'm all for class warfare, and gender warfare, too. I'd just rather watch Preston Sturges do it.

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