Check Out ‘The Washington Post’s Fantastic Norm Macdonald Profile
Norm Macdonald is widely regarded as one of the funniest standups working today, but he’s never had much luck when it comes to starring in a TV show of his own. That’s the focus of a fantastic new profile at The Washington Post today titled “Will Somebody Please Give Norm Macdonald... [Read More]
The Washington Post profiles Norm Macdonald
The odd brilliance and sincerity of Norm Macdonald shines through this new profile of him, diligently reported by The Washington Post's Geoff Edgers (included online are months of their text exchanges). Here's an excerpt of the kind of praise Macdonald's peers give him, including these quotes from D... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald’s Memoir ‘Based on a True Story’ Is Out in September
Norm Macdonald has written a book, and thankfully you won’t have to wait that long to read it. On Twitter today, Macdonald announced that his memoir Based on a True Story will be available on Tuesday, September 20th through Random House. Here’s more info on the book: Wild, dangerous, and... [Read More]
A Brief Taxonomy of Roasts
Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve wasted five hours watching every Madonna video? This is about those rabbit holes, but the comedy-related ones. When the kush too loud. When someone hand... [Read More]
A Brief Taxonomy of Roasts
Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve wasted five hours watching every Madonna video? This is about those rabbit holes, but the comedy-related ones. When the kush too loud. When someone hand... [Read More]
Here’s Jim Gaffigan as the new Colonel Sanders for Kentucky Fried Chicken
KFC teased another change to its ranks of comedians playing the late great founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Colonel Sanders. Colonel Sanders was a handsome man. From the looks of this ad, he still is. https://t.co/5hnviEnd6V — Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) February 7, 2016 And just before kick... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald Is Writing a Memoir Called ‘Based on a True Story’
Comedian and SNL alum Norm Macdonald is writing a memoir. Deadline reports that Macdonald has signed a deal with Random House to publish a memoir called Based on a True Story, in which Macdonald will detail “his origins in a rural Canadian town to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Sear... [Read More]
Let’s get Real, Rob
Netflix Original Comedies, this is not one. Literally. Netflix acquired Real Rob whole Rob, straight from Rob Schneider, who independently financed, produced, and stars in it along with his actual wife, who co-wrote the eight episodes with the former Saturday Night Live cast member and frequent came... [Read More]
Netflix just released the first trailer for Adam Sandler’s “The Ridiculous 6”
Premiering on December 11, The Ridiculous 6 revolves around Tommy Stockburn, who goes on a wild west adventure with his 5 brothers. The movie’s star-studded cast includes Adam Sandler, Will Forte, Jon Lovitz, Norm MacDonald, Dan Aykroyd, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Luke Wilson, Nick Sward... [Read More]
Alex Trebek was tricked into saying Turd Ferguson on an episode of Jeopardy! all is right with the world
Sometimes the stars align in such a perfect way that somewhere, somehow, faith in the comedy gods is restored and the world spins a bit better. If you aren’t up to date on Saturday Night Live’s Celebrity Jeopardy sketch, 1) where have you been living for the last 20 years or so and 2) yo... [Read More]