I can’t believe that Steve Martin is 75 years young, wow!
The Guardian have a write up with different comedians reflect on his influence on their work. In the middle there is an interesting comment from Sarah Silverman that reflects a lot about why Gurus of Comedy exists.
…we went to Steve’s for grilled cheese and French fries and sat around to post-mortem the night, which, I can tell you confidently, is all comedians’ favourite pastime. Let’s break it all down. Any comic will tell you they would much rather be talking in a diner about life than attend the chicest nightclub. We want to talk.