Tag Archives: Friars Club

Quentin Tarantino roast postponed following Menke’s passing

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A planned roast of Oscar-nominated director Quentin Tarantino which scheduled for Friday in New York City has been postponed due to the unexpected passing of Tarantino’s frequent editor, Sally Menke. A Friars spokesperson said that plans were immediately altered when Tarantino met with the group and requested “out[...]

Quentin Tarantino to be “roasted” by Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Roth and more

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino loves to talk. For one night, though, the Oscar-nominated director will be forced to listen. That’s because Tarantino has agreed to sit in the big chair and be “saluted” as part of the 2010 Friars Club Roast, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 1, at[...]

Motown Rules as Friars Toast Smokey Robinson

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: A great New York night: the Friars Club took over the Waldorf Astoria main ballroom and toasted Motown’s Smokey Robinson and Steiner Studios founder David Steiner. Steiner probably drew the big donor crowd, which was fine. He’s a lovely guy. But it was Smokey who brought the music.[...]