Steve Martin on Teaching You (and Himself)
New York TimesSteve Martin on Teaching You (and Himself) How to Be a ComedianNew York TimesIt's no secret that the Steve Martin of today is very different from the stand-up comedian who came to prominence in the 1970s, wearing a deliberately passé arrow through the head and strutting his stuff to “King Tut.” He's a more measured ironist now ...
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 2:00 am
What you'll see (and what you won't) at
Charlotte Observer (blog)What you'll see (and what you won't) at Steve Martin and Martin Short's Charlotte showCharlotte Observer (blog)Steve Martin and Martin Short had a limited amount of time to chat, so it made perfect sense that they offered up so many one-liners in our three-way call this month. Martin, on their two-man show, “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Lives ...
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 4:01 am
Mud Creek Players to present Steve Martin
Current in CarmelMud Creek Players to present Steve Martin playCurrent in CarmelThe play was written by comedian/actor/musician Steve Martin, featuring a fictional meeting between Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein. A friend suggested Keller do this one and he submitted it to Mud Creek. “I immediately loved it,” said Keller, a ...
Posted on 16 April 2017 | 2:57 am
Country Picks: Steve Martin with Steep
News & ObserverCountry Picks: Steve Martin with Steep Canyon Rangers at DPACNews & ObserverEven while he was that “wild and crazy guy” eliciting laughter on “Saturday Night Live,” Steve Martin was honing his chops on the five-string banjo. In his latest career turn, Martin records and tours with the Steep Canyon Rangers, the talented ...
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 5:02 am
Martin Short and Steve Martin at DPAC: 2
News & ObserverMartin Short and Steve Martin at DPAC: 2 amigos, 1 bluegrass band, unlimited laughsNews & ObserverIf Steve Martin and Martin Short had more time, the longtime friends would embark on a proper tour. However, it isn't easy for the comic-actors to hit the road together since their schedules are typically jammed. “We're both always very busy,” Short ...
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 5:00 am
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