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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....

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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...

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‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

By | December 26, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 5 comments

A nearly 50-minute video chronicling the last few years of late comedian Patrice O'Neal's career has surfaced. Labeled as a documentary online, it's closer to a tribute, as it features dozens of clips of audio commentary from comedian friends like Jim Norton, Louis C.K., Robert...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Ricky Gervais would’ve voted for Obama, you know…if he was allowed to vote (Video)

Ricky Gervais would’ve voted for Obama, you know…if he was allowed to vote (Video)

By | November 7, 2012 at 11:58 am | No comments

Before the election results were in yesterday, Ricky Gervais dropped by the Opie and Anthony Show on SiriusXM, where naturally an Obama-vs-Romney discussion developed. Although Gervais isn't allowed to vote in America, as he's still a British citizen despite spending most of his...

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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...

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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...

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