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Laughspin Podcast, episode 70: Jim Norton interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 70: Jim Norton interview

By | August 22, 2013 at 12:40 am | One comment

Welcome to yet another episode of The Laughspin Podcast. This Friday on Epix -- Aug. 23 at 10 pm ET to be exact -- Jim Norton unleashes yet another hour of soul-sacrificing comedy. Recorded in Boston, the far-ranging American Degenerate finds the veteran comedian at his very best, deftly bouncing between the observational -- John Travolta's sex scandal, gun laws, the more...


Comedian Jim Norton talks about his debate on rape jokes and ‘rape culture’ with feminist writer Lindy West (Audio)

Comedian Jim Norton talks about his debate on rape jokes and ‘rape culture’ with feminist writer Lindy West (Audio)

By | June 3, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments

Starting at the 1:02 hour mark and ending at the 1:15 mark in the audio below, you can listen to comedian Jim Norton's summation of his recent debate about rape jokes and "rape culture" with feminist blogger Lindy West. The audio is from today's Opie & Anthony Show on SiriusXM. To read more about the debate and to see the actual debate from Totally Biased with W. Kamau more...


Feminist writer debates Jim Norton: calls comedy clubs ‘dark basements full of angry men,’ makes rape joke (Video)

Feminist writer debates Jim Norton: calls comedy clubs ‘dark basements full of angry men,’ makes rape joke (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 55 comments

Last night’s debate between comedian Jim Norton and Jezebel writer Lindy West on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell was moving swimmingly until the latter characterized comedy clubs as “dark basements full of angry men.” It was in response to Bell’s question, “Are comedy clubs inherently hostile environments for women?” to which a reasonable feminist would have more...


Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

By | November 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 4 comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of comedian Patrice O’Neal’s death, so it’s appropriate, then, that a live show in honor of the man has been announced. On Feb. 19 at 8 pm at the New York City Center, comedians Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Rich Vos, Keith Robinson, Ian Edwards, Wil Sylvince and Marina Franklin will join onstage more...


New Jim Norton album ‘No Baby For You’ out Dec. 11 (Exclusive audio previews)

New Jim Norton album ‘No Baby For You’ out Dec. 11 (Exclusive audio previews)

By | November 12, 2012 at 10:26 am | No comments

Over the last decade, Jim Norton has become one of the most prolific comedians of our time, releasing two best-selling books, three albums and a pair of one-hour stand-up specials, including his latest Please Be Offended, which premiered in June on Epix. And on Dec. 11, Norton will gift the comedy world with No Baby For You!, the follow-up to his 2011 album Despicable, more...


Russell Peters on fame, beef with Aziz Ansari, and his chat with Jim Norton (Laughspin Interview)

Russell Peters on fame, beef with Aziz Ansari, and his chat with Jim Norton (Laughspin Interview)

By | November 9, 2012 at 11:08 am | No comments

International comedy star mega-star Russell Peters sat down with the hilarious Jim Norton yesterday (photo above) to talk about stand-up, foot fetishes, and the fall of hip-hop culture (did you know that Peters used to be an accomplished breakdancer?!). Peters is in New York City for his performance at the brand new Barclay's Center in Brooklyn this Saturday, a 15,000+ more...


Jim Norton talks new special, Patrice O’Neal, fraudulent speech and more during Reddit AMA

Jim Norton talks new special, Patrice O’Neal, fraudulent speech and more during Reddit AMA

By | June 25, 2012 at 2:43 pm | One comment

Jim Norton, whose new hour special Please Be Offended airs June 30 at 10 pm ET on Epix (catch a preview clip here), took to Reddit this morning for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with his fans. Norton hit all of his favorite talking points – freedom of speech, the public's hypersensitivity, his own self-loathing, prostitutes and so much more. Here's a few more...


What would you do for a Jim Norton prize pack? (Exclusive giveaway)

What would you do for a Jim Norton prize pack? (Exclusive giveaway)

By | June 22, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 113 comments

If you've been paying attention, you know that Jim Norton is unleashing his latest hour-long stand-up special Please Be Offended June 30 on Epix at 10 pm ET. If you didn't know, now you do. We've been rolling out teasers to get you properly pumped for the event. And we've got a new one below: Ok, now on to some even more exciting business. We're offering an more...


Jim Norton stand-up special preview: ‘I look like every disgruntled, creepy, white shooter’ (Video)

Jim Norton stand-up special preview: ‘I look like every disgruntled, creepy, white shooter’ (Video)

By | June 14, 2012 at 1:37 pm | One comment

For the last few days, we've been teasing you with videos promoting Jim Norton's newest hour special, Please Be Offended, which goes down on Epix on June 30 at 10 pm ET. But today's the first time we get to share a true preview from the actual taping. Below is a glorious three-minutes of Norton, wherein we find the veteran comedian expounding on airport security, and the more...