August 15, 2021

Here are two of my absolute favorite show biz people - if I had to choose two I'd love to just sit and listen to converse all day for their wisdom and experience they'd make the short list. Steve Martin's 76th birthday was yesterday, and that got me looking around at old videos, and this interview with Johnny Carson was one I hadn't seen. Martin was doing the circuit promoting the movie "Parenthood," and it was a rare instance where the host actually got Martin to break character and crack up himself.

Just for fun, here's another where he manages to run circles around the Brits.


Here's your Sunday morning line-up, according to Politico:

  • CBS “Face the Nation”: Anthony Fauci … House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) … New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul … Rosalind Osgood.
  • MSNBC “The Sunday Show”: Eric Holder … Jane Harman … Rep Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.) … Amy Walter … Brittney Cooper … Matthew Dowd … Joe Walsh … Robin Givhan … Tarana Burke.
  • FOX “Fox News Sunday”: NIH Director Francis Collins … Mike Pompeo. Panel: Doug Heye, Julie Pace and Juan Williams. Power Player: Newton Minow.
  • NBC“Meet the Press”: Secretary of State Antony Blinken … Michael Osterholm … Richard Engel. Panel: Kristen Soltis Anderson, Peter Baker, Cornell Belcher and Anne Gearan.
  • CNN “Inside Politics”: Panel: Margaret Talev, Jeremy Diamond, Lauren Fox, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Leana Wen and Kimberly Dozier.
  • CNN “State of the Union”: Secretary of State Antony Blinken … New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul … Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas).
  • ABC “This Week”: Secretary of State Antony Blinken … Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.). Panel: Donna Brazile, Phil Rucker, Sarah Isgur and Jane Coaston.

What's on your Sunday agenda?

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