| Stewart tapped to host "Overbooked' benefit
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park, NJ, USA
- After being surrounded by the dramatic heavyweight stars of the Oscars, Jon Stewart
will play host again, this time amid a bevy of comedians.
Stewart will host the second biannual "Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education" on April 13 at the Beacon Theater in New York. The show will air live on Comedy Central at 8 p.m.
The night will feature stand-up routines, sketches and short films from a gluttony of comic talent, including Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Sarah Silverman
and Amy Poehler.
It's the second such benefit and was
Celebrities : Sarah Silverman, Jon Stewart, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Conan O'Brien, Adam Sandler, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey|
Categories : TV Hosts, Celebrity Causes, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/11/2008 12:03:00 AM | Permalink
| Will Ferrell and the dream of a multifaceted future
Los Angeles Times - CA, USA
- IN this Apatowian Age of the Big Baby comedy, Will Ferrell
is the undisputed avatar. He plays seriously self-absorbed characters who do not have much self to absorb. He is also, obliviously, a tantrum-throwing tease. In movie after movie and, before that, on "Saturday Night Live," he bares his midriff, he displays the ringlets of his fuzzy-wuzzy chest. Can no one stop this man from mooning? From streaking?
In his new comedy, "Semi-Pro," set in the '70s when hair was big, he plays Jackie Moon
, a one-hit wonder whose single, "Love Me Sexy," allows him to own, coach and play power
Celebrities : Will Ferrell|
Categories : Entertainment news, TV Personalities, Comedy, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/2/2008 12:03:14 AM | Permalink