G’day Zoners! I hope you are all enjoying your nice warm spring weather. Winter appears to have come early down in Aus, we are all freezing to death and it’ still only Autumn. Anderson Cooper, Mother Nature needs to be on your Ridiculist list!! But enough about the weather and onto this weeks Six Degrees round-up. This week Ed Helms hosts SNL, Demetri Martin has a new book out, Josh Gad receives a Tony nomination, Kevin Bleyer has been revealed as the writer who helped President Obama pen is WHCD speech, and New York Magazine goes inside Amy Sedaris’ New York City apartment.
The Colbert Report
Mark Malkoff (Former Audience Co-Ordinator)
- Mark will be appearing as part of UCDB – Live! at SketchFest NYC on Thursday, 6th June at 10:00PM.
- Mark recently appeared as himself in an episode of the webseries “Casters”.
Tim Meadows (P.K Winsome)
- Tim was recently a guest on “The Late Late Show”.
The Daily Show
Jon Stewart (Host)
- The Wire’s Business Insider has listed Jon’s “Top 9 Takedown’s”.
- Monsters and Critics have reviewed Brian’s new History Channel program “How the Stars Got Their Stripes” a must watch for the whole family.
Demetri Martin (Contributor)
- Demetri plays “Not My Job” on NPR.
- From FunnyorDie.com “Demetri Martin Convinces us that he Wrote a Book.
Ed Helms (Former Correspondent)
- Ed recently hosted ”Saturday Night Live.
- Ed will be a guest on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Wednesday, 18th May.
John Oliver (Correspondent & Writer
- John has been announced as one of the hosts of “Montreal Comedy Festival”.
Josh Gad (Contributor)
- Congratulations Josh and “The Book of Mormon” who have been nominated for 14 Tony Awards – including a “Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical” nomination for Josh.
Kevin Bleyer (Writer)
- Business Insider reveals that it was Kevin Bleyer who helped President Obama pen his White House Correspondents Dinner Speech.
Kristen Schaal (Contributor)
- Congratulations to Kristen who recently won the “Lucille Lortel Off Broadway Award” for “Outstanding Featured Actress” for her work in “The Coward”.
Friends of the Show
Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy)
- Amy’s New York City apartment has been featured in New York Magazine – Home Design.
Conan O’Brien (Conan)
- It has been announced that Conan will deliver the commencement address at Dartmouth College on June 12th, 2011.
Jeff Goldblum (Friend of the Show)
- Jeff was recently a guest on “The Late Late Show”.
Jimmy Fallon (BBFSM)
- Jimmy will be a guest on “Live with Regis and Kelly”.
Steve Martin (Friend of the Show)