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The New York Friars Club roast of Quentin Tarantino

 

THE NEW YORK FRIARS CLUB ROAST OF QUENTIN TARANTINO held at Friars Club, New York Hilton

Stars include Uma Thurman, Pam Grier, Joe Pantoliano, Kathy Griffin, Jerry Lewis,Michael Madsen, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Neve Campbell, Jeff Ross, Eli Roth, Rob Schneider, Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Michelle Rodriguez, Bo Svenson, Eli Wallach Joe Frazier, Brett Ratner, Anna Kendrick, Howard Stern, Cheech Marin and others. NEW YORK, Dec. 01 Academy Award® winning director, writer, producer and actor Quentin Tarantino sits in the hot-seat for the 2010 Friars Club Roast, held on December 1st, at The New York Hilton. As well as Samuel L. Jackson acting as "Roastmaster," fellow "roasters" and guests on the dais will include Kathy Griffin, Pam Grier, Neve Campbell, Michael Madsen, Filmmaker Eli Roth, Steve Buscemi Boardwalk Empire, Patricia Arquette, Rob Schneider, Uma Thurman, Harvey Weinstein, Rodriguez, among others. Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Bob Weinstein, Michelle

NEW YORK — Filmmaker Eli Roth brought shock and awe to the podium of a Friar's Club Roast of actor Quentin Tarantino on Wednesday night, saying it was a roaster's responsibility to be sick and distasteful.

To kick off the event, Kristin Chenoweth had sung the national anthem and Friars "abbot" Jerry Lewis made a much-applauded appearance and lauded Tarantino's work by predicting that the likes of Inglourious Basterds will be part of film history as his great grandchildren will still want to see it.