Carell Gets Past First Base

The Washington Post talks to Steve Carell about his success in The Office and 40 Year Old Virgin. The funniest parts of the article, however, are interviews with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, Carell’s compatriots from The Daily Show.

An excerpt:

So, seriously, what makes him tick?

“Steve Carell? I’ve never spoken with him.”

(We play along, but you know, you can’t win this game against a professional.) Okay, so is it sex or drugs or greed?

“I’m assuming it’s greed,” says Stewart. “But again, he’s an enigma wrapped in a puzzle wrapped in what appears to be prosciutto.”

Read the full article here.

P.S. The article mentions a skit called “Waiters Who Are Nauseated by Food,” and naturally, I had to look it up.


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