Matinee-idol looks, 'obsession' with cats provide feast of jokes at Alexander Payne's roast
Filmmaker Alexander Payne, an Omaha native, sits by as colleagues and pals poke fun at him during the Omaha Press Club's 139th Face on the Barroom Floor event. The occasion was the recent opening of Payne's sixth feature, “Nebraska.”
Posted: Friday, November 22, 2013 12:00 am
Movie director-screenwriter Alexander Payne said Friday night that he had long resisted being the subject of the Omaha Press Club's roast.
“I didn't think anyone would have anything negative to say about me,” he told a packed house of more than 300, keeping a poker face. “Well, anyway.”
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Friday, November 22, 2013 12:00 am.