Ode to Steve, Part 1

Posted in Gurn Blanston, Somebody's birthday on August 8th, 2005 by bill

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Steve Martin—actor, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, poet, philosopher, comedian, and number-one role model for the prematurely gray—will turn 60 on Sunday, August 14.

Steve ranks very high on the list of my personal deities. He was the funniest man on Earth for roughly a decade (by my estimation from approximately 1975 to 1987). But Steve is so much more than a comedian; he is a true polymath for whom comedy is the gateway into an exploration of all existence.
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