Posts Tagged ‘Steve Martin’

The Irony of Being Complicated

March 13th, 2013

Perhaps it was my graceful plunge into this newest decade of my life, or the fact that I rarely sleep at night, that lured me into watching the movie It’s […]

Jerks With Phone Books

July 6th, 2012

“The new phone book’s here!” is the rallying cry of Steve Martin’s character, Navin Johnson, in 1979’s The Jerk. Lovably inept Navin couldn’t wait to flip through the directory du […]

The Cruel Shoes

November 22nd, 2011

I sat in the shoe store surrounded by towers of boxes containing some of the ugliest shoes I have ever seen, trying them on one by one like a reverse […]