G’day Zoners! The boys are on a break this week, but that doesn’t mean there’s a break in the world of Six Degrees. This week Amy Sedaris drops by “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, Neil DeGrasse Tyson stopped by Bill Maher’s round table, Ed Helms has a new movie out, Dana Carvey returned to “Saturday Night Live”, and Jon Stewart has been named one of the best stand-up comics to graduate from MTV.
The Colbert Report
Allison Silverman (Former Head Writer & Executive Producer)
- Allison has written a new article for Slate entitled:
Made in USA – Americans should be proud of their fine domestic tear gas.
Julian McCullough (Warm-Up Comedian)
- Julian and Sean O’Conor star in the comedy shorts “Atom Original #3 “Feats Of Strength”” and “Meditation”.
Mark Malkoff (Former Audience Co-Ordinator)
- Mark has set the world record for “Longest Phone Call With One’s Dad While Sitting On Someone’s Shoulders” at the “World Record Appreciation Society” event held in Brooklyn, New York.
Peter Grosz (Former Writer)
The Daily Show
Jon Stewart (Host)
- Jon has been named as one “The 7 Best Stand-Up Comics Spawned By MTV”.
Ed Helms (Former Correspondant)
- Ed was recently a guest on “The View” and “The Late Show with David Letterman” to promote the latest season of “The Office” and his new film “Cedar Rapids”.
Elliott Kalan (Writer)
- As part 92Y Tribeca’s Closely Watched Films series, Elliott will be discussing George Marshall’s “Destry Rides Again” (1932), on March 2nd at 7:30PM.
John Hodgman (Contributor), John Oliver (Correspondant/Writer) and Wyatt Cenac (Correspondant/Writer)
- The John’s and Wyatt star in the new film clip for “Moves” by The New Pornographer” directed by Tom Sharpling.
Kevin Bleyer (Writer)
- Kevin will present “When News Breaks, We Should Fix It” at the 2011 Festival of the Arts BOCA on Sunday, March 6th at 4:00PM.
Tickets: $25 – $40.
Kristen Schaal (Contributor)
- Kristen hosted last weekend’s Writer’s Guild Awards: East Coast Ceremony, you can watch her opening monologue and musical routine here: [Link]
Friends of the Show
Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy)
- Amy was recently a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to promote her book “Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People”.
- Amy will guest star as the First Lady of Ohio, on the March 23rd episode of “Hot in Cleveland”.
Dana Carvey (The Dana Carvey Show)
- Dana recently hosted “Saturday Night Live” and teamed up with Mike Myer’s to perform their classic “Wayne’s World Sketch”.
John Legend (Singer)
- John will be a guest on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Monday, February 14th.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Rock Star Astrophysicist)
- Neil was recently a guest on “Real Time with Bill Maher”. (h/t mellamanfatima)