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Watch the premiere of Norm Macdonald’s new talk show (Video)

Watch the premiere of Norm Macdonald’s new talk show (Video)

By | March 26, 2013 at 10:12 am | One comment

For those of you still upset that Comedy Central pulled the plug far too early on Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, let us submit this piece of good news: The Saturday Night Live alum -- and dare we say, best, Weekend Update anchor -- has a new talk show that airs live on YouTube...

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A Skype interview with Comedy Central comedian Ben Hoffman’s dad (Video)

A Skype interview with Comedy Central comedian Ben Hoffman’s dad (Video)

By | March 7, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments

The second episode of The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman goes down tonight at 10 pm EST on Comedy Central. And before I go any further, let me just say you should check it out. If you missed the first episode, you can watch the entire thing here. It’s hard to describe the show...

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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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Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

By | August 9, 2011 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Big comedic guns Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are scheduled to perform at the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival, which will span both Manhattan and Brooklyn between Nov. 9 - 13. Other headliners will include Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Norm...

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Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup

By | June 16, 2011 at 10:42 am | No comments

Only a certain kind of comic can adventurously open his set with a death riff. For lack of a better word (because there is no other word, until now), we will call this sort of confidently kooky comedian: grimsical. Yeah, yeah: half grim, half whimsical. Norm Macdonald acts...

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Norm Macdonald: “Me Doing Standup” (Review)

By | June 16, 2011 at 10:28 am | No comments

Only a certain kind of comic can adventurously open his set with a death riff. For lack of a better word (because there is no other word, until now), we will call this sort of confidently kooky comedian: grimsical. Yeah, yeah: half grim, half whimsical. Norm Macdonald acts...

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Norm Macdonald has a book club!

By | May 27, 2011 at 2:16 pm | No comments

As of yesterday, @NormsBookClub on Twitter is where Norm Macdonald will reportedly announce and discuss various pieces of literature with his current 3,000 followers on that account.  The first book assigned is All The King's Men by Robert Warren Penn. It's unclear whether...

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Watch Norm Macdonald beg Manny Pacquiao to stop eating cookies

By | May 3, 2011 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Ah, yes sportcomedy fans! Tonight's an all new episode of Sports Show with Norm Macdonald. And I have to admit, I'm excited. One other admission before I go on. I don't even like sports. That's how good this show is. I barely know who Manny Pacquiao is (honestly, I thought maybe...

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How Charlie Sheen sort of stole a little bit of Norm Macdonald’s Twitter thunder

By | April 19, 2011 at 11:28 am | One comment

Last week, Charlie Sheen recovered from another disastrous performance to "two standing ovations" at New York's Radio Music Hall.. The same week, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald premiered on Comedy Central following an hour long special from Macdonald a few weeks ago; the new...

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