Anthony Balducci, 52, studied journalism at Baruch College in Manhattan and earned a criminology degree at the University of Florida. His first book, a biography of film comedian Lloyd Hamilton, was published by McFarland in 2009. The Funny Parts, a book detailing the history of gags and routines, was published by McFarland in 2012.
The timeworn routine of a man losing his pants in public can be traced as far back as a 1905 Dutch comedy, The Misadventure of a French Gentleman Without Pants. The routine is being kept alive by a number of sitcom writers.
The Big Bang Theory "The Pants Alternative" (2010)