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A Couple of SNL Alums Remember Chris Farley

Podcasts continue to be a boon for aficionados of stand-up comedy. Around every Internet corner are fabulous, extended reminiscences from comedians chatting (usually) with each other about the good and not-so-good old days.

On the November 17 episode of comedian Jay Mohr‘s “Mohr Stories” Smodcast, he welcomed fellow comic Dave Attell. Way back in the day, the two shared an SNL writers’ cubicle with three others. They chatted about all sorts of 30 Rock moments, including their memories of the late Chris Farley:

Mohr: “Remember, Norm [MacDonald] would do warm-up and then he would bring out Chris Farley, who would just stand there and wave. It was like AC/DC came on stage in Sydney, Australia. The crowd went crazy…”

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New Jay Mohr Talk Show Sounds More Like a Sitcom

Here’s a familiar plot line: a wacky, outspoken TV talk show host clashes repeatedly with his wife, who is also producing the program. But each week, in the end, laughs and some lessons about matrimony prevail.

That’s the accidental sitcom context of Jay Mohr‘s latest non-sitcom project, which for his sake we hope lasts longer than his sitcoms. Beginning September 7, Mohr will talk up three topics at a time on FUEL TV for something called Master Debaters with Jay Mohr, under the watchful eye of producer-wife Nikki CoxPer the press release:

Mohr is joined weekly by a panel that includes former Major League outfielder Eric Byrnes and comedian Na’im Lynn. Special guests including Ron Artest, Michael Rapaport, Mark McGrath, Jason Ellis, Bryan Callen, Kevin Frazier, Jeremy Roenick, and Ralphie May join in the group discussions each week.

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