Kill the 'Big Idea.' Long Live Steve Martin!
AdAge.comKill the 'Big Idea.' Long Live Steve Martin!AdAge.comI signed up for Steve Martin's MasterClass. What follows isn't a 101 on joke-telling; I'm puny at puns and our humor may differ. Here's a taste of what makes me titter, stolen from comedian Gary Delaney: "The Americans had Nyquil. The British had Lemsip.
Posted on 27 October 2017 | 8:40 am
Amy Schumer is an even bigger Broadway star
New York PostAmy Schumer is an even bigger Broadway star than predictedNew York PostBack in August, I reported that Amy Schumer, the star of Steve Martin's new play “Meteor Shower,” was shaping up to be Broadway's biggest box-office draw this fall. After she sold $1 million worth of tickets the day the box office opened, I predicted ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 1:18 pm
IAC honors Steve Martin - Irish Echo
Irish EchoIAC honors Steve MartinIrish EchoThe Irish Arts Center's 2017 Spirit of Ireland Gala honoring Oscar-, Emmy- and Grammy-winner Steve Martin raised $1.5 million at an event at which Sharon Patrick, co-founder and former CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., was also honored.
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 10:53 am
Interview: Steve Martin, Martin Short
Tampabay.com (blog)Interview: Steve Martin, Martin Short bringing 'best version' of their show back to St. PetersburgTampabay.com (blog)Martin will have a prime opportunity to get surreal when he and fellow comedy legend Martin Short bring their two-man show back to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Jan. 19. The longtime friends will tell stories, do bits and even play a little ...and more »
Posted on 24 October 2017 | 2:00 am
Steve Martin, Edie Brickell join a host of
Los Angeles TimesSteve Martin, Edie Brickell join a host of stars for the opening night of 'Bright Star'Los Angeles TimesJust before attendees began filing in to the theater, the Grammy- and Emmy-winning Martin and the Grammy-winning Brickell took a few moments for a private chat with the Los Angeles Times about their five-time Tony Award-nominated musical, which started ...'Bright Star': Theater ReviewHollywood ReporterJesse Tyler Ferguson & Eric McCormack Attend the 'Bright Star' Opening in LA!Just Jaredall 5 news articles »
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 2:34 pm
Behind the Bars
There's a Steve Martin gag from the 1970s where the comedian comes up with fake book titles like How to Make Money off the Mentally Ill. The joke now finds an unfunny home in the private-equity group H.I.G. Capital, which has a reported 80 percent ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:03 pm
TIFF 2015: Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon,
Johnny Depp, Jessica Chastain, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Steve Martin and Jake Gyllenhaal are also on the guestlist of attendees released by TIFF on Tuesday. Also among the seemingly endless lineup of celebrities are Jesse Eisenberg ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:01 pm
A beginner’s guide to Steve Martin’s
Steve Martin has been a part of pop culture for so long, and a force in so many mediums, that the best way into his career is to start small. Consider the absolute minimum for entertainment: a performer onstage. Here, the performer speaks calmly— even ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:34 pm
A-list stars scheduled to appear at TIFF
Other celebrities you can hope to spot include Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Cynthia Nixon, Kevin Bacon, Anna Kendrick, Bryan Cranston, Sandra Bullock, Susan Sarandon, Dev Patel, Ethan Hawke, Idris Elba, Rachel Weisz, J.K. Simmons, Steve Martin ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:50 am
Academy Governors Meet to Pick Oscar Show
Thumbs down on James Franco and Anne Hathaway and bad boy Seth Macfarlane; thumbs up on veteran insiders Ellen Degeneres, Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, the recipient of this year's AFI Life Achievement Award (which probably puts him out of the running ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:23 am