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Steve Martin Is A Polymath: Click To Find Out What That Means!

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  • >> Stephen: HEY!
  • WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY!
  • LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MY FIRST GUEST IS A GRAMMY-AWARD
  • WINNING BANJO PLAYER.
  • HE'S ALSO DONE A BIT OF COMEDY WORK.
  • PLEASE WELCOME STEVE MARTIN!
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) ( BAND PLAYING )
  • >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
  • THANK YOU!
  • YEAH!
  • >> Stephen: THANK YOU FOR THAT.
  • >> THAT'S WHAT I WAS DOING.
  • >> Stephen: I KNOW.
  • NOTHING LIKE A BUTT SHINE.
  • NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN.
  • >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
  • >> Stephen: I'VE NOT SEEN YOU SINCE YOU CAME ON HERE WITH EDIE
  • BRICKELL TO PERFORM LAST NIGHT.
  • >> YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • >> Stephen: WHAT?
  • THAT IS EXACTLY TRUE.
  • GOOD THE WAY YOU FIGURED THAT OUT.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: SO WHAT HAVE YOU
  • BEEN UP TO?
  • >> ABOUT 190.
  • >> Stephen: OKAY, GOOD.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> YEAH, BUT I HAVE BEEN DOING
  • SO MUCH.
  • I HAVE A NEW ALBUM.
  • I DON'T WANT TO MAKE THIS A PROMOTIONAL --
  • ( LAUGHTER ) I HATE THAT.
  • YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU'VE GOT A NEW ALBUM, OH --
  • >> Stephen: STEVE -- YOU KNOW, I TELL YOU
  • SOMETHING, THANK YOU FOR SHOWING THIS, THIS IS MY NEW ALBUM.
  • I'M WITH "THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS," A BAND I'VE WORKED
  • WITH FOR ALMOST TEN YEARS.
  • WE'VE KIND OF GROWN TOGETHER MUSICALLY.
  • THIS IS OUR SECOND ALBUM TOGETHER AND THAT'S WHY I WANTED
  • TO FEATURE THEM ON THE COVER AN SHOW THEM AND THEN, YOU KNOW,
  • HAVE A -- >> Stephen: THAT'S AWFULLY
  • NICE.
  • >> AND HAVE A LITTLE PICTURE OF MYSELF.
  • >> Stephen: THAT'S VERY GENEROUS.
  • >> YEAH.
  • >> Stephen: WAS THIS THE ONLY ALBUM COVER YOU GUYS WORKED ON?
  • >> NO, BUT FIRST OF ALL YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND, THIS IS THE C.D.
  • THE VINYL IS UNBELIEVABLE.
  • >> Stephen: OH, WOW.
  • THE FIDELITY MUST BE AMAZING HOW MUCH INFORMATION YOU CAN GET IN
  • THERE.
  • >> WHERE ARE YOU GOING WITH THAT?
  • SEE, THE TITLE OF THE ALBUM IS THE LONG-AWAITED ALBUM.
  • >> Stephen: IT WASN'T THE ONLY TITLE YOU GUYS CAME UP WITH.
  • >> NO, WE HAD OTHER TITLES AND WE MOCKED UP ALBUM COVERS TO SEE
  • IF THE TITLE WOULD WORK.
  • I BROUGHT JUST A FEW TO SHOW YOU.
  • >> Stephen: THERE'S ANOTHER CHOICE.
  • >> YEAH.
  • YOUR DREAM COME TRUE.
  • >> Stephen: YOUR DREAM COME TRUE MORE BANJOS.
  • >> THAT'S RIGHT.
  • >> Stephen: DO YOU WANT TO READ THE TITLES OR SHOULD I?
  • >> YOU READ THE TITLES BECAUSE YOU'RE IN COMEDY AND I'M NOW IN
  • MUSIC.
  • >> Stephen: YEAH.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: WE'LL SEE.
  • OKAY.
  • YEAH, HEY, I HAVE AN IDEA.
  • >> Stephen: WHAT?
  • YOU READ ONE, I'LL READ ONE.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: ALL RIGHT, I'LL
  • TRY THIS ONE AGAIN THEN.
  • >> OKAY.
  • WELL, THAT'S NOT FAIR TO YOU TO HAVE TO DO THE SAME JOKE TWICE.
  • >> Stephen: YOUR DREAM COME TRUE -- MORE BANJOS!
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) >> OKAY.
  • SONGS TO WHITTLE TO.
  • ( APPLAUSE ) >> Stephen: LIVE OUTSIDE
  • CARNEGIE HALL!
  • THAT'S GOOD ( APPLAUSE )
  • >> DID GOOD ON THAT.
  • >> Stephen: YEAH.
  • AS WHITE AS YOU REMEMBER.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) ( APPLAUSE )
  • ( PIANO RIFF ) YOU KNOW HOW YOUR SUIT FITS YOU
  • WHEN YOU STAND UP?
  • >> Stephen: YES.
  • BUT WHEN YOU SIT TOWN, IT NO LONGER FITS YOU.
  • >> Stephen: YES.
  • LEEVES ARE SHORT.
  • >> Stephen: A LITTLE TIGHT IN THE CROTCH.
  • >> WELL, NO.
  • >> Stephen: NO?
  • NOT WITH ME, NO.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: PLENTY OF ROOM.
  • I KNOW.
  • >> I DON'T KNOW ABOUT THAT.
  • >> Stephen: I DO.
  • ONE OF THE REASONS I HAD YOU ON, NOT TO PUT YOU ON THE SPOT,
  • YOU'RE ONE OF MY COMEDY HEROS.
  • >> THANK YOU IS THAT I DON'T THINK I COULD HAVE DONE THAT
  • CRAZY HIGH-STATUS IDIOT CHARACTER I DID FOR TEN YEARS
  • WITHOUT HAVING LISTENED TO ALL YOUR COMEDY ALBUMS WHEN I WAS
  • YOUNGER.
  • AMAZING.
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) AND, YOU KNOW, JERRY SEINFELD'S
  • GOOD, TOO, BUT HE'S NOT ON TILL TOMORROW.
  • >> YEAH.
  • BY THE WAY, JERRY SEINFELD IS ONE OF MY HEROES.
  • HE'S LIKE A RETROHERO, LIKE A GUY WHO CAME UP BEHIND YOU AND
  • IS BETTER THAN YOU ARE.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) I'M TALKING BETTER THAN YOU.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) I THINK HE'S FANTASTIC.
  • I LOVE TO LISTEN TO HIM.
  • HE ALMOST PUTS ME AT PEACE.
  • I CAN JUST LISTEN TO HIM TALK.
  • I LIKE IT.
  • >> Stephen: YEAH, I FEEL THAT WAY ABOUT JIM GAFFIGAN.
  • NOT A JOKE, IT'S TRUE.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> THAT'S WHY THEY PRE-TAPE
  • THESE SHOWS SO YOU CAN CUT THAT OUT.
  • >> Stephen: YEAH.
  • I DO THIS TO MY PRODUCER, IF I WANT SOMETHING TO NOT BE IN THE
  • SHOW, I JUST DO THAT.
  • IF YOU WATCH THE SHOW THAT MEANS THE NEXT THING OR SOMETHING YOU
  • JUST SAW GOT CUT OUT OF THE SHOW.
  • ALSO, I WOULD LIKE MY PRODUCER TO CUT OUT I JUST REVEALED THAT.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) YOU ALSO USE THE FANCY WORD
  • POLYMATH.
  • YOU'RE A CONNOISSEUR OF ART, A PLAYWRIGHT, HAVE A SHOW ON
  • BROADWAY IN DECEMBER.
  • >> CALLED METEOR SHOWER.
  • I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON IT THE LAST TWO YEARS, THE GLOBE, LONG
  • WHARF THEATER IN CONNECTICUT.
  • I GOT A CALL THREE WEEKS AGO FROM THE PRODUCER AND HE SAYS,
  • STEVE, YOUR SHOW, THE PLAY YOU WROTE IS GOING ON TO BROADWAY
  • STARRING AMY SCHUMER, KEGEL MICHAEL KEY, LAUREN BINANTE,
  • DIRECTED BY JERRY SAX, MULTI-TONY AWARD WINNING
  • DIRECTOR WHO DID HELLO DOLLY WITH BETTE MIDLER ON STAGE NOW
  • AND IT'S GOING TO BE AT THE BOOTH THEATER, ONE OF THE BEST
  • COMEDY THEATERS.
  • I SAID TO HIM, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • I AMWAY TOO HIGH TO DEAL WITH THIS RIGHT NOW.
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) ANYWAY, THAT'S WHAT'S HAPPENING,
  • YEAH.
  • >> Stephen: WOW.
  • SO WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
  • IS IT ABOUT A METEOR SHOWER?
  • >> YES, IT'S ABOUT A COUPLE WHO LIVES IN OHI, CALIFORNIA, SORT
  • OF DISTANT, INLAND A BIT, AND THEY HOST A METEOR SHOWER WITH
  • ANOTHER CUP THEY WILL DON'T KNOW THAT WELL.
  • >> Stephen: A METEOR SHOWER PARTY?
  • >> YEAH, TWO COUPLES, FOUR PEOPLE AND CHAOS ENSUES.
  • >> Stephen: WE JUST HAD THE ECLIPSE THIS SUMMER.
  • DID YOU GO ANYPLACE TO SEE THE ECLIPSE?
  • >> I AM SO BOARD WITH ECLIPSES.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) I SAW A PARTIAL ECLIPSE IN
  • NEW YORK CITY MAYBE 15 YEARS AGO.
  • IT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL.
  • NO JOKE.
  • YOU KNOW THE THING INSTEAD OF LOOKING UP, YOU LOOK DOWN AND
  • YOU SEE THE SHADOWS IN THE TREES AND THEY DO SOMETHING SO
  • STRANGE.
  • SO ALL THESE PEOPLE IN NEW YORK ON A BEAUTIFUL DAY WERE LOOKING
  • DOWN.
  • >> Stephen: THAT'S A METAPHOR FOR --
  • ( LAUGHTER ) UH-HUH.
  • ARE YOU STILL DOING ON TOUR WITH MARTIN SHORT?
  • >> YES, THAT'S MY MAIN JOB.
  • >> Stephen: REALLY?
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) >> I TELL YOU ONE THING I LOVE.
  • >> Stephen: YEAH.
  • ABOUT TOURING AROUND WITH MARTY SHORT.
  • NO POPARAZZI.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: JUST LEFT ALONE.
  • MY WIFE THOUGHT THAT MARTY AND I WERE TOO CLOSE, BUT WE
  • RESOLVED THAT BECAUSE WE GOT ONE OF THOSE BEDS WITH THE
  • ADJUSTABLE SLEEP NUMBERS.
  • >> Stephen: OKAY.
  • SO HE'S GOT HIS AND -- >> YEAH.
  • WE'RE GOOD BUDDIES.
  • WE HAVE NICKNAMES.
  • WHAT HAVE YOU GOT?
  • GOING BACK IN TIME?
  • >> Stephen: WHAT GOOD BUDDIES YOU ARE.
  • >> THERE YOU GO.
  • >> Stephen: THERE YOU GO.
  • THIS IS THIS SUMMER, YOU AND MARTIN SHORT.
  • >> WE FORGOT WHERE WE WERE.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: MM-HMM.
  • SO YOU SAID NICKNAMES FOR EACH OTHER?
  • >> I CALL HIM BUDDY.
  • HEY, BUDDY, HAVING A GOOD SHOW TONIGHT, BUDDY.
  • >> Stephen: WHAT'S HE CALL YOU.
  • >> SPOTLIGHT CEILING TIME SUCK MOOD KILLER.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) ( APPLAUSE )
  • ( PIANO RIFF ) >> Stephen: ALMOST LIKE
  • KING TUT.
  • >> YEAH.
  • >> Stephen: HOW IS HE AS A KISSER?
  • DOES HE HAVE SOFT LIPS?
  • >> WE KID THAT AT THE DIANE KEATON A.F.I. TRIBUTE.
  • I DON'T REMEMBER WHAT THE PREMISE WAS.
  • THE PREMISE WAS, HEY, I REALLY LIKE YOU!
  • >> Stephen: EXACTLY.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) NOW, YOU MET HIM WHEN YOU WERE
  • DOING "THREE AMIGOS."
  • >> YES.
  • >> Stephen: DO YOU DO FILMS ANYMORE?
  • I MISS STEVE MARTIN ON CAMERA.
  • >> I'M SO INTERESTED IN WHAT I'M DOING NOW, BESIDES NO OFFERS,
  • BUT -- ( LAUGHTER )
  • >> Stephen: REALLY?
  • IS.
  • >> NO, I REALLY LIKE TOURING AROUND, BEING LIVE, WHICH IS
  • STRANGE.
  • I CAN'T BELIEVE I'M SAYING THAT.
  • >> Stephen: WHY IS IT STRANGE, YOU LIKE A LIVE AUDIENCE, RIGHT?
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) >> ABSOLUTELY, THIS IS GREAT.
  • I TELL YOU WHAT IT WAS.
  • JERRY SEINFELD IS THE OPPOSITE.
  • HE LOVES IT AND THINKS ITS GREAT.
  • I WAS ALONE OUT WILL AND THINKING AHEAD AND THINKING,
  • WILL THAT WORK?
  • ON TO THE NEXT, WHAT IS THE NEXT THING, AND NOW I HAVE A PARTNER,
  • AND WE JUST LAUGH, WE ENJOY EACH OTHER, WE SMILE, WE'RE HAPPY
  • OFFSTAGE, ON-STAGE, LET'S GO.
  • >> Stephen: IF IT DOESN'T WORK, THAT'S HIS FAULT?
  • >> EXACTLY.
  • >> Stephen: NOW YOU HAVE THESE PARTNERS.
  • >> YOU LIKE TO REACH DOWN THERE.
  • >> Stephen: THAT'S WHERE THINGS ARE.
  • >> I SEE.
  • >> Stephen: IF I PUT THEM UP THERE, IT WOULD TAKE FOCUS AWAY
  • FROM US TALKING.
  • >> THAT'S SHOW BUSINESS.
  • >> Stephen: THIS IS WHERE THE MONEY IS.
  • >> YEAH.
  • >> Stephen: THE MONEY IS RIGHT THERE.
  • >> YOU KNOW WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO?
  • PUT TINFOIL ON THIS AND SIT LIKE THIS.
  • GET A LITTLE EXTRA TRYING TO.
  • >> Stephen: YOU COULD.
  • WHAT TO YOU THINK ABOUT WHAT WE'VE DONE WITH THE PLACE.
  • DO YOU LIKE THE THEORY?
  • >> I DO.
  • I THINK THE GRAPHICS -- >> Stephen: THE STAINED GLASS.
  • YES.
  • AND CENTRAL PARK.
  • >> Stephen: FROM THE TOP OF THE HOTEL NEXT DOOR, CHANGES
  • SEASONALLY.
  • VIDEOS.
  • >> WOW, THE THINGS THAT IS CORRECT DO.
  • >> Stephen: YEP.
  • ( LAUGHTER ) ARE YOU TOURING NOW?
  • >> ARE WE TONE?
  • >> Stephen: NO, WE HAVE TIME.
  • WE'RE NEVER GOING TO BE DONE, STEVE.
  • >> WE KIND OF TID THIS.
  • >> Stephen: IF YOU DON'T WANT ME TO SAY YOU'RE GOING TO DO A
  • SONG COMING UP.
  • >> OH, I AM.
  • >> Stephen: YOU ARE GOING TO DO A SONG COMING UP?
  • ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) >> YEAH, WITH -- I MUST SAY,
  • WITH THE GRAMMY AWARD WINNING "THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS," THE
  • BAND I'VE WORKED WITH ALL THESE YEARS.
  • >> Stephen: STICK AROUND.
  • STEVE AND THE BAND, AT THE END OF THE SHOW, WILL DO A CUT FROM
  • THE LONG-AWAITED ALBUM AVAILABLE NOW, STEVE MARTIN AND "THE STEEP

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