An ‘American Shaolin’ in the presence of the unbelievably charismatic Craig Ferguson

How to Train Your Dragon voice actor Craig Ferguson captured this iPhone selfie at Niagara Falls during a 2015 stand-up tour
How to Train Your Dragon voice actor Craig Ferguson captured this iPhone selfie at Niagara Falls during a 2015 stand-up tour
“A walk by the Niagara Falls seems to have inspired my hair to unruliness.” Ten months after “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” concluded its Emmy-nominated, nearly decade tenure on CBS, the “How to Train Your Dragon” voice actor and naturalized U.S. citizen captured this iPhone selfie on October 24, 2015, while in town to do a stand-up set at the Seneca Niagara Casino. Image Credit: Craig Ferguson’s official Twitter

The Matthew Polly Interview, Part Two

DON’T GO ANYWHERE YET! In PART THREE of the Matthew Polly / Bruce Lee conversation, the Rhodes Scholar divulges that Lee was offered a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer role alongside the King of Rock ’n’ Roll as well as a summit with the King of Late Night if fate had not suddenly intervened.

Watch “American Shaolin” and future Bruce Lee biographer Matthew Polly interviewed by Craig Ferguson on April 13, 2005. “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” remains Polly’s sole venture into a late night comedy program. Video Credit: Worldwide Pants / CBS Productions
The clever book cover of Matthew Polly’s “American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch“…
The clever book cover of Matthew Polly’s “American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch“…
The clever book cover of Matthew Polly’s “American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China,” a memoir published by Gotham Press on February 1, 2007. The supposedly concealed Burger King paper bag is a quintessential part of American culture. Image Credit: Penguin Random House
Craig Ferguson attempts to make sense of the previous hijinks during a September 2009 epilogue of “The Late Late Show” on CBS
Craig Ferguson attempts to make sense of the previous hijinks during a September 2009 epilogue of “The Late Late Show” on CBS
“What did we learn on the show tonight, Craig?” Craig Ferguson attempts to make sense of the previous hijinks during an epilogue of “The Late Late Show” taped in CBS Television City in Los Angeles. Airing on September 10, 2009, the episode featured guests Audrey Tautou and Ron Livingston. Photography by Francis Specker / Alamy
See “Bruce Lee: A Life” chronicler Matthew Polly handily field softball questions from the Australian-based “Studio 10” morning crew on July 3, 2018. Video Credit: Ten Network Holdings

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