Homer Simpson & Ricky Gervais
"Ricky Gervais is set to make his stand-up debut in America at a new festival. The Office and Extras creator will perform as part of the 10-day High Line Festival in New York in May....He is also set to team up with Little Miss Sunshine actor Greg Kinnear to star in a big screen romantic comedy called Ghost Town." [UK newspaper]
"Ricky's current show Fame is the fastest selling live comedy tour in history, with the first month of dates selling 100.000 tickets in under an hour. He is the biggest British comedian both sides of the Atlantic due to the success of The Office, Extras and parts in The Simpsons, Alias and Hollywood movies like A Night at The Museum."
"David Bowie told Entertainment Weekly"
Seeing and knowing Ricky as a TV writer and performer doesn't give any indication of how brilliant a stand up he is. He has the audience - and himself - collapsing in tears and wails of laughterThe Highline Festival website is finally active. Tickets at Ticketmaster Friday @ 10 am.