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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...


Listen: Jim Norton, Tom Papa, Colin Quinn and more talk Thanksgiving on SiriusXM

Listen: Jim Norton, Tom Papa, Colin Quinn and more talk Thanksgiving on SiriusXM

By | November 22, 2011 at 11:30 am | One comment

Thanksgiving is only two days away, comedy fans. And SiriusXM has got your covered. Starting on Thursday at 1 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99 (my favorite comedy channel on SiriusXM), comedian Pete Dominick will host the Raw Dog Thanksgiving Special. You'll hear him chat with a diverse list of comedians about their Thanksgiving memories. Which comedians, you're more...


Watch Jim Norton spit gum into Heidi Klum’s hand

Watch Jim Norton spit gum into Heidi Klum’s hand

By | September 15, 2011 at 6:15 pm | No comments

I've loved and respected the work of comedian Jim Norton for years. I never had much of an opinion on supermodel Heidi Klum, however. That has all changed. Now, I love her. Last night on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, whilst interviewing the Project Runway host, little Jimmy's gum becomes a point of contention with the blonde bombshell. Klum feels that Norton shouldn't more...


Tom Papa lands ongoing radio show on SiriusXM; guests to include Jim Norton, Kathleen Madigan, Jeff Garlin

Tom Papa lands ongoing radio show on SiriusXM; guests to include Jim Norton, Kathleen Madigan, Jeff Garlin

By | July 29, 2011 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Originally a four-week special on Sirius XM Radio's Raw Dog Comedy channel, Come To Papa adopts the channel for a weekly program tipping off July 29 at 6 pm EST. During its limited run, host and comedian Tom Papa interviewed the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, Nick DiPaolo and Rob Zombie. The series kicks off with the incomparable Carl Reiner, during which the two more...


Exclusive audio interview: Jim Norton talks Weiner, Tracy Morgan, addiction

By | June 14, 2011 at 6:07 am | No comments

I sat down with comedian Jim Norton at his home on Sunday to catch up on all things current, where his career is headed and much more. We talked about New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's photo scandal, about Tracy Morgan's anti-gay tirade and about Jim's new projects, which may include a new book and a television pilot centered around Norton's sex addiction. You can listen more...


Featured review: Jim Norton– Despicable

By | February 14, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Release date: March 8 In case you don’t know, Jim Norton is what George Carlin would have been had Carlin not been such a sweet and sensitive guy. On his aptly-titled third album Despicable – over half of the track titles (“Penguins are Assholes,” “Ron Jeremey’s Giant Cock,” “A Pile of Pussy”) would be unprintable in a mainstream publication – more...