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Was Jim Norton funny on Leno's network show?

By | September 16, 2009 at 10:46 am | 53 comments

Weeks ago, when Jay Leno announced that he had hired Jim Norton, the master of contemporary cringe comedy, to be a special correspondent on his new, presumably safe-for-the-masses variety show, I was a bit shocked. The reasons? First, I had no idea Leno had such advanced and impeccable taste in comedians. Second, I thought, what in the hell is Norton, a guy who has made a more...


Jim Norton, DL Hughley to join cast of new Leno show

By | August 6, 2009 at 4:01 pm | No comments

Can Jay Leno’s new primetime comedy/talk show rescue NBC from ruin? Who knows. But one thing is certain: comedy will be the priority, with a slightly diminished focus on the talk. NBC has announced that The Jay Leno Show, set to air at 10PM 5 days a week, will feature a cast of regularly featured men/women on the street. D.L. Hughley, Mikey Day, Rachael Harris, Jim more...


Jim Norton and Artie Lange in concert, together for the first time

By | January 27, 2009 at 12:13 pm | No comments

We just got word that Jim Norton and Artie Lange will, for the first time, perform in concert together. It’s going down at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, PA (outside of Philly) on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 8 pm. Doors are at 7pm. Get your tickets at livenation.com. Tickets are on sale this Friday more...


Jim Norton to pop the Viper Room’s comedy cherry

By | December 11, 2008 at 6:04 pm | No comments

Even if you don’t live in Los Angeles, you’ve no doubt heard of the Viper Room. Its been a famous Hollywood hotspot for years, having been co-owned by Johnny Depp until 2004 and the place where the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Sean Penn would hang out regularly in the ’90s. It’s also, sadly, the more...


Jim Norton: Comedian for all mediums

By | November 10, 2008 at 2:20 am | 4 comments

By Stephanie Sottile After his first book, Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty Breasted Zilch stayed on The New York Times Best Sellers list for four weeks, it’s no surprise that Jim Norton would once again venture into the literary world. His new tome, I Hate Your Guts is a compilation of acerbic, all-too-honest essays about the people who irritate him most:  more...


Video: Jim Norton interviewed by Ray Ellin

By | August 19, 2008 at 4:36 pm | No comments

A while back on LateNet with Ray Ellin, comedian and host Ellin — who is hosting the Punchline Magazine 3rd anniversary show Oct. 7 — interviewed the one and only, all-too-honest Jim Norton. Check it more...


Wednesday stand-up video: Jim Norton

By | May 14, 2008 at 3:34 am | No comments

Jim Norton has his doubts about his friend’s advice on how to deal with a charging bear. He’s got his own ideas, and they involve caressing the animal’s junk. Check it more...


Update: Pre-sale on now for Louis CK, Dave Attell, Jim Norton, Artie Lange and more

By | January 17, 2008 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Two days ago, we announced that tomorrow would be the day to start grabbing your tickets to The Gerry Red Wilson Foundation Comedy Benefit featuring Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Jim Norton, Artie Lange, Greg Fitzsimmons, Nick Di Paolo, Pete Correale and Kevin Meaney. But we just got news that there’s a pre-sale going on right now. Click more...


Tickets on sale Jan. 18: Comedy benefit feat. Louis CK, Dave Attell, Jim Norton, Artie Lange and more

By | January 15, 2008 at 3:49 pm | No comments

An amazingly stellar list of contemporary comedy greats will come together on March 5 in New York City to raise awareness and money for treatment and research of spinal meningitis. Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Jim Norton, Artie Lange, Greg Fitzsimmons, Nick Di Paolo and Kevin Meaney will perform at The Gerry Red Wilson Foundation Comedy more...


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