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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...

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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...

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Andy Samberg: I think I could’ve done another year at SNL and had a great time (Video)

Andy Samberg: I think I could’ve done another year at SNL and had a great time (Video)

By | June 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm | No comments

This morning, newly former Saturday Night Live cast member Andy Samberg visited the fine folks at the Opie and Anthony Show at Sirius XM to plug his upcoming flick That's My Boy, wherein he co-stars opposite Adam Sandler. Of course the topic of his SNL departure came up. "I...

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Louis C.K. explains how he got fired from ‘Pootie Tang’ (Audio)

Louis C.K. explains how he got fired from ‘Pootie Tang’ (Audio)

By | May 10, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments

At this point in his career, Louis C.K.'s 2001 cult comedy Pootie Tang is simply a representation of the now hugely successful comedian's struggling early days in showbusiness. A year ago this month, C.K. sat down with his good friend, comedian Jim Norton on the Opie and Anthony...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services

Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:28 am | 5 comments

The comedy world is still in shock from the passing of the great Patrice O'Neal. I attended the services for Patrice Monday at the Park Avenue Christian Church, on 85th Street and Park Avenue in New York City. I purposely did not use the word "funeral" because the program for...

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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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