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What Ricky Gervais's Bruising Comedy Teaches About Innovation

[This is the first installment in a new series by Paddy Harrington, executive creative director at Bruce Mau Design.] Ricky Gervais is a great designer. Some would say that Gervais’s cutting jokes as the host of the Golden Globes were a form of professional suicide. In fact, after the event, several members of the Hollywood community said that he would never work again. [youtube BvHXzP2SpLA] Here’s the problem: those people have an old-fashioned idea of power.
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Golden Globes Double Down on Off-Kilter; Pick Ricky Gervais to Host

Entertainment : Defamer (5 years ago)

For the first time since 1995, the Golden Globes awards will have a host, and that host will be idiosyncratic British comedy star Ricky Gervais. We're struggling for the term for the opposite of trainwreck...or when something is so ... Read Post

Ricky Gervais on hosting the Golden Globes: ‘Anything I think of on the night, I’m going to act on it.’

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (5 years ago)

Good news: The Golden Globes have sprung for a host! Even better news: It’s Ricky Gervais! The British comedian/actor/writer/etc. will emcee the 67th installment of the film-and-TV awards show on Sunday, Jan. 17 (NBC, 8 p.m.) You ca... Read Post

Ricky Gervais Will Roast Hollywood at the Golden Globes Again This Year

Entertainment : Defamer (3 years ago)

Even though the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said his cutting jokes at last year's Golden Globes were "unacceptable", Ricky Gervais will host the booze-soaked junior prom again this year. It's always a just on the right side ... Read Post


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