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  1. Martin Short: My "Saturday Night Live" hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Salon

    I wish I'd enjoyed my year on the show more -- and not felt such constant pressure and anxiety to succeed I wish I'd enjoyed Saturday Night Live more. I wish I hadn't felt so perpetually under pressure when I worked there.


  2. Martin Short eyes his life's comedy - and tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Martin Short's book lacks the usual nasty stories that are common in many celebrity tomes. 'I really don't like books where you rip people to shreds.'


  3. Martin Short at Bookends in RidgewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 |

    Martin Short launched his career as an actor in his native Canada, where he started out alongside such would-be stars as Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd and Valri Bromfield. In his memoir "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend," the funnyman shares the ups and downs of stardom - from his famous Ed Grimley character and his tenure on "Saturday Night Live" to his experiences with love and loss.


  4. Martin Short: On the Lighter SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Were he to be bludgeoned to death this afternoon, muses actor Martin Short as we sit in his living room in Pacific Palisades, Calif., the obituary would read "Pointy-headed nerd, bludgeoned." It's the sort of staccato quip that has made his comic reputation, but he goes on to make a more serious point.


  5. Winners And Losers of The Fall TV Season Begin to EmergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | National Public Radio

    ... they started. Comedian John Mulaney, center, stars with, from left, Zack Pearlman, Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, Martin Short and Elliott Gould on the Fox sitcom Mulaney . Joe Viles/Fox broadcasting hide caption Comedian John Mulaney, center, stars ...


  6. Martin Short's Big Fat Funny AutumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Time

    The dynamic comedian talks about his 'Mulaney' role, the joys of working with Paul Thomas Anderson and his famous last words Martin Short is having a bit of a moment. His memoir, I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, is out in November, and he's earning huge buzz for playing a drugged-out dentist in the upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson film, Inherent Vice.


  7. Fox reduces episode order for struggling 'Mulaney'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and executives maintain they have confidence in the show and its creative team. The comedy, which co-stars Martin Short, Elliott Gould and former "SNL" performer Nasim Pedrad, features Mulaney as a stand-up comic who has a group of oddball friends. ...


  8. Review: Ensemble outshines leads in 'The Producers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... but Reynolds also seems to be channeling a mix of a stiffly formal Ed Sullivan and another "SNL" character, Martin Short's manic Ed Grimley.) Playing Ulla, Max and Leo's sexpot assistant, Nicole Benoit's intentionally bad Swedish accent actually ...


  9. Inaugural Host Marc Shaiman Delays Launch of The 54 Below ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Broadway

    ... an Show . Tony-winning composer/lyricist Shaiman's Broadway credits include Hairspray , Catch Me If You Can and Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me .


  10. Don't Order Blazing Saddles: Lessons in Love & Showbiz from Martin ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Broadway

    Tony winner Martin Short will release a new memoir, I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend on November 4. The stage and screen funnyman has adapted the book for Vanity Fair , and we now know all sorts about relationships and making it in show business. Before leading Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me , before winning a Tony for Little Me and before making his Broadway debut in The Goodbye Girl , Short gave himself one year following graduating from college to pursue life as a performer.


  11. Jan Hooks, 57, Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WPOC-FM Baltimore

    ... ton. She was a regular on "Designing Women" from 1991-93 and appeared on TV shows "3rd Rock From The Sun," "The Martin Short Show," "The Dana Carvey Show," "The Simpsons," "Futurama" and "Primetime Glick."


  12. Brenda The WaitressRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Amateur Gourmet

    So sad to hear about Jan Hooks , one of the funniest and most original women to ever grace the stage of Saturday Night Live. I knew her best, actually, as Martin Short's co-star on an NBC special with Phil Hartman that I recorded on a VHS tape and watched over and over again in high school .


  13. Ex-'SNL' star Jan Hooks dies at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... also had recurring roles on Designing Women and 3rd Rock from the Sun. Hooks frequently worked with Canada's Martin Short. She played Dixie Glick, the wife of Short's Jiminy Glick character in both his Primetime Glick series and 2004 movie Jiminy ...


  14. TV Talk Live noon Thursday: Which new shows are must-sees, and which should be canceled?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    ... with Bill Hader the character of Stefon, the overgrown club kid on "Saturday Night Live" "Weekend "Update), Martin Short, Nasim Pedrad and Elliott Gould -- and has no idea what to do with them. The Fall TV season is in full swing. Which new shows do ...


  15. Mike on TV: Talking 'Saturday Night Live' with France's Canal+Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Franklin Avenue

    Coincidentally, my hair here looks like Ed Grimley -- one of the characters Martin Short brought to "Saturday Night Live" during his brief tenure here. But hey, here's something different: Me talking about "SNL," but dubbed in French for a Canal+ segment.


  16. Mulaney 's Weird, Dark EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... jealous of a girlfriend, and she tells him she only thinks of him as a last resort. John's boss Lou Cannon (Martin Short) starts obsessing over the manner of his death and wants John to spare his corpse from a humiliating final pose. In another, ...


  17. 'Mulaney,' TV reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Jump from standup to sitcom could be too big a leap for 'SNL' vet John Mulaney, backed by Martin Short and Nasim Pedrad It should be funny. But too often in "Mulaney," it's not.


  18. a Mulaneya : When a bad sitcom happens to a good personRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Day

    ... (who are not too far afield from the Kramer and Newman mode) while working as a joke writer for Lou Cannon (Martin Short), the manic host of a syndicated game show called "Celebrity You Guessed It!" A viewer would be safe in assuming that "Mulaney" ...


  19. Fox's Mulaney: Did It Stand Up to Your Expectations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | TVLine

    ... Sunday's half-hour pilot, the titular comedian lands a writing job with game show host Lou Cannon (comedy vet Martin Short), who is a huge fan of all things Lou Cannon-related. He relies on virtual assistant Donna a bit too much, and even after he ...


  20. 'Mulaney' review: The worst new comedy of the fall season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 |

    ... shine, even if they are few and far between. The cast, which also includes comedy icons like Elliot Gould and Martin Short, should be able to raise the quality of the show, but saddled with the material they have makes it seems impossible. This news ...