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(Onion AV Club)   Latest celeb to say Harvey Weinstein forced himself upon them is Graham Norton?   (avclub.com) divider line
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2022-10-06 10:08:07 AM  
12 votes:
Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!
 
2022-10-06 10:51:31 AM  
6 votes:

The Silver Mullet: Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!


And despite the sometimes low brow humour, he keeps it classy somehow.  He's fairly skilled as a host/moderator.   I believe most of the 'mistakes' are deliberate - maybe not planned, but it's a decision to not worry about them for atmosphere.

I just don't give a crap about the musical guests and hate the big red chair skit.
 
2022-10-06 11:31:12 AM  
6 votes:

Unsung_Hero: The Silver Mullet: Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!

And despite the sometimes low brow humour, he keeps it classy somehow.  He's fairly skilled as a host/moderator.   I believe most of the 'mistakes' are deliberate - maybe not planned, but it's a decision to not worry about them for atmosphere.

I just don't give a crap about the musical guests and hate the big red chair skit.


He's incredibly skilled at guiding the conversation, getting people to loosen up.  One of the things I we lost in US talk shows after Carson was the panel.  How guests would stay there, move down a spot and you'd get interactions.
 
2022-10-06 11:08:59 AM  
5 votes:

The Silver Mullet: Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!


greg davies tells the best stories.
 
2022-10-06 3:18:13 PM  
4 votes:

You Are All Sheep: The Silver Mullet: Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!

greg davies tells the best stories.


And Miriam Margolyes
 
2022-10-06 11:25:39 AM  
3 votes:
Father Noel Furlong Best Bits - Father Ted Compilation
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2022-10-06 12:01:38 PM  
3 votes:
If you're a fan of the biz, i highly recommend Down and Dirty Pictures, by Peter Biskind, who also wrote Easy Rider, Raging Bulls.   The book revolves around the rise of independant film, but it 75% about Weinstein.     I tell you, the rapey stuff that came to public knowledge decades later pales in comparison to how he ruined lives in other ways.    Just a diabolically evil, larger than life man in every facet of his conduct.
 
2022-10-06 12:24:11 PM  
3 votes:

Myk-House of El: Unsung_Hero: The Silver Mullet: Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!

And despite the sometimes low brow humour, he keeps it classy somehow.  He's fairly skilled as a host/moderator.   I believe most of the 'mistakes' are deliberate - maybe not planned, but it's a decision to not worry about them for atmosphere.

I just don't give a crap about the musical guests and hate the big red chair skit.

He's incredibly skilled at guiding the conversation, getting people to loosen up.  One of the things I we lost in US talk shows after Carson was the panel.  How guests would stay there, move down a spot and you'd get interactions.


Dick Cavett's show in the late '60s, early '70s was fun.  He'd end up with 4 or 5 guests, actors, athletes, writers, politicians all there.  He would focus on each as they came out, but often, they'd interact so you might find Joe Frazier asking Norman Mailer a question or something.
 
2022-10-06 12:33:43 PM  
2 votes:

Myk-House of El: He's incredibly skilled at guiding the conversation, getting people to loosen up.  One of the things I we lost in US talk shows after Carson was the panel.  How guests would stay there, move down a spot and you'd get interactions.


I vaguely remember The Late Late show with James Corden trying a similar format with multiple guests altogether, etc. I say "vaguely remember" because I realized very quickly I can't stand Corden so I watched a grand total of maybe two episodes from five-ish years ago.

/Norton's show is great
 
2022-10-06 1:48:49 PM  
2 votes:

T.rex: If you're a fan of the biz, i highly recommend Down and Dirty Pictures, by Peter Biskind, who also wrote Easy Rider, Raging Bulls.   The book revolves around the rise of independant film, but it 75% about Weinstein.     I tell you, the rapey stuff that came to public knowledge decades later pales in comparison to how he ruined lives in other ways.    Just a diabolically evil, larger than life man in every facet of his conduct.


Jesus, I remember back in the day when he was just a concert promoter in WNY (Harvey, Corky, & Tice).  They ran all the shows it seemed.
 
2022-10-06 11:22:19 AM  
1 vote:

You Are All Sheep: The Silver Mullet: Graham Norton is the one talk show I would actually appear on, were I in any way famous. It looks like a really fun time, the conversations flow between the guests (and are usually damn funny), and you can drink!

greg davies tells the best stories.


Lee Mack's Joke Leaves John Cleese In Near Tears | The Graham Norton Show
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2022-10-06 4:13:07 PM  
1 vote:

Dr Jack Badofsky: T.rex: If you're a fan of the biz, i highly recommend Down and Dirty Pictures, by Peter Biskind, who also wrote Easy Rider, Raging Bulls.   The book revolves around the rise of independant film, but it 75% about Weinstein.     I tell you, the rapey stuff that came to public knowledge decades later pales in comparison to how he ruined lives in other ways.    Just a diabolically evil, larger than life man in every facet of his conduct.

Jesus, I remember back in the day when he was just a concert promoter in WNY (Harvey, Corky, & Tice).  They ran all the shows it seemed.


The book mentions those days!  It was in that industry that he honed the skills that made him a successful producer/distributor in film.   Basically learning how to leech off other people's art, bastardize it to his own liking, then packaging into a new thing that was more marketable.   He was good at it... i won't deny that.
 
2022-10-06 4:22:40 PM  
1 vote:

T.rex: Dr Jack Badofsky: T.rex: If you're a fan of the biz, i highly recommend Down and Dirty Pictures, by Peter Biskind, who also wrote Easy Rider, Raging Bulls.   The book revolves around the rise of independant film, but it 75% about Weinstein.     I tell you, the rapey stuff that came to public knowledge decades later pales in comparison to how he ruined lives in other ways.    Just a diabolically evil, larger than life man in every facet of his conduct.

Jesus, I remember back in the day when he was just a concert promoter in WNY (Harvey, Corky, & Tice).  They ran all the shows it seemed.

The book mentions those days!  It was in that industry that he honed the skills that made him a successful producer/distributor in film.   Basically learning how to leech off other people's art, bastardize it to his own liking, then packaging into a new thing that was more marketable.   He was good at it... i won't deny that.


I thought by-and-large that the song Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich by Warrant was an overblown caricature.  I guess not.
 
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