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Posts Tagged ‘Norm Macdonald’

Tracking Down That Norm Macdonald-Robin Williams Episode

Across the Internet, fans and reporters continue to rave about the Robin Williams recollection shared on Twitter by comedian Norm Macdonald.

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Reddit user ArrestedDevelopments handily combined Macdonald’s sequential Tuesday tweets into a single narrative stream:

It was my first stand-up appearance on Letterman and I had to follow the funniest man in the world. I was a punk kid from rural Ontario and I was in my dressing room, terrified. I was on the phone to a friend back home when the funniest man in the world ambled by. There was no one else on the floor. In shock, I told my friend who just walked by. Only the funniest man in the world. I guess he heard me say his name, cause in an instant he was at my side. He was a Jewish tailor, taking my measurements. He went down on his knees, asked which way I dressed.

I told my friend on the phone that the funniest man in the world was on his knees before me, measuring my inseam. My friend didn’t believe me so I said, “Could you talk to my friend, sir?” The funniest man in the world took the phone and for ten minutes took my friend’s Chinese food order. I laughed and laughed and it was like I was in a dream because no one else was there. No one.

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Jimmy Kimmel Puts Buddy Norm MacDonald Back on the Air

If you’re a fan of nasal-voiced Canuck Norm MacDonald, today is a day to rejoice. It has been announced that the comedian is coming to Comedy Central this spring in a new program, Sports Show with Norm MacDonald.

Imagine The Daily Show with a much taller, non-Jewish guy and a focus on sports rather than politics. Comedy Central has ordered eight initial episodes in partnership with Jackhole Productions, the company of Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison. From the press release:

Sports Show with Norm MacDonald will feature MacDonald’s unique and comedic take on the most topical and controversial stories from the sports world. Taped in front of a live studio audience, the fast-paced and informative show will cover all sports – from the popular to the obscure…

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