Martin, prematurely gray and Wonder-Bread-handsome, found unprecedented inroads with TV’s old Jewish guard. He brought them something new.
The boys are back in (mid)town.
Despite some potentially interesting playwriting tricks, “Meteor Shower,” mostly just crashes and burns.
Steve Martin deleted the tweet. And then, predictably enough, came the cries that the PC Police were at it again.
Saul Austerlitz is the author of “Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy.” His blog posts are appearing this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog series. For more information on the series please visit: