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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...


Jim Norton: I’ve never known one emotionally healthy stand-up comedian (Video)

Jim Norton: I’ve never known one emotionally healthy stand-up comedian (Video)

By | June 12, 2012 at 3:19 pm | No comments

The premiere date of Jim Norton's newest hour stand-up comedy special, Please Be Offended is fast approaching. And I can tell you that you're in for a treat. Having already watched it, I can tell you Norton is at the peak of his career. And to help get you properly primed, I've lovingly embedded video below from the fine folks at Epix, who'll air the special for the first more...


Jim Norton’s new special ‘Please Be Offended’ will premiere June 30

Jim Norton’s new special ‘Please Be Offended’ will premiere June 30

By | May 4, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments

More and more comedians are heading to relatively new cable network Epix to premiere their stand-up specials-- and Jim Norton is the latest. His newest offering Please Be Offended, recorded at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland, will debut June 30. Norton joins the likes of Lewis Black, Louis C.K., David Cross, Janeane Garofalo, Eddie Izzard and Kevin Smith, who have all more...


Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

By | February 23, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments

For years, Twitter has been an excellent platform for professional and amateur comedians alike to make their quips seen in 140 characters or less. The concept of live-Tweeting an event, especially, has become an esoteric art form. To prove it, you need to look no further than the deluge of hilarious comedian-generated Tweets from last night's Republican Presidential more...


Watch Jim Norton push his comedy album on the Grammys red carpet

Watch Jim Norton push his comedy album on the Grammys red carpet

By | February 14, 2012 at 8:16 am | One comment

Late last year, Jim Norton's newest album Despicable landed at number eight on our list of the 10 best albums of 2011. So we obviously know it's a great album, but do fancy pants celebrities know it? Well, Norton, on behalf of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, tried his best to get the word out. Check out his red carpet interactions from Sunday night's Grammys with the more...


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