March 9, 2018

David Letterman Will Location Scout for Norm Macdonald’s New Netflix Show

It started with Chelsea. Then Netflix announced Letterman would host a talk show for the streaming platform. Soon after Joel McHale, Michelle Wolf and Hasan Minhaj […]
July 26, 2017

Norm Macdonald on O.J. Simpson, Convict and Record-Setting Rusher: “I Was the Greatest Rusher-to-Judgement”

  Norm Macdonald’s popular podcast, Norm Macdonald Live, returned yesterday after a nine-month hiatus with an hour-long interview with former Late Show host David Letterman. In preparation […]
June 15, 2017

Exclusive: Serious Comedy Line Up Including Oswalt, Bamford and More Set To Feature at KAABOO Music and Comedy Festival

Serious Comedy Talent Lined Up for Kaaboo Do you love comedy and music? Do you live or plan on being in southern California the weekend of […]
December 22, 2016

Ten Best Books Authored by a Comedian in 2016

Comedians keep really busy these days with stand up, television, and podcasts, and then some comics even find the time to write a book.  Comedian authored […]
November 18, 2016

Adam Sandler Sings on Conan, But Norm Macdonald Steals the Show

The Netflix Presents the Here Comes The Funny Tour may be happening at the end of year, but it could be one of the biggest comedy tours of the entire year.
October 6, 2016

Norm Macdonald Comes Out On Conan (No He Didn’t)

Norm Macdonald scored another memorable, yet bizarre appearance on Conan Wednesday night.
September 10, 2016

Looks Like ‘Norm Macdonald Live’ is Set To Return September 19th

A few weeks back, we wrote that Louis C.K. had written the foreword to comedian Norm Macdonald’s upcoming memoir, Based on a True Story. In that article, […]
September 9, 2016

KFC Has a New Colonel, and Its Own Football Team

Just when we thought we couldn’t possibly care about who played the Colonel next, KFC went and grabbed themselves another news getter. Rob Riggle, an actual […]
August 11, 2016

Louis C.K. Wrote the Foreword to Norm Macdonald’s Upcoming Memoir

  Comedian Norm Macdonald, whom I have wished was my uncle for many years now, has announced a couple interesting pieces of news in the past […]
July 27, 2016

Canadian Comedy is Booming, Just Ask SiriusXM’s Ben Miner

Comedian and SiriusXM radio personality Ben Miner knows Canada and he knows comedy, and with the heart of Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival about to kick off, it was the perfect time to check in with Ben about Canadian comedy.
May 26, 2016

Adam Sandler Wanted To Be A Soldier

Adam Sandler was on The Tonight Show Wednesday night, and said until he was 15, it was his dream to join the military. He stopped planning a military career when his father told him one night, "you're not joining the military, cause you're a pussy. And so a comedy star was born.
May 6, 2016

Cutting Off The Legs of the Last Comic Standing

Is the History of Last Comic Standing Harmful To the Evolution of Comedy? Last Comic Standing premiered in the summer of 2003 when I was 14. Like […]
March 30, 2016

A Critical Look at Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show

Who can even remember the last time The Tonight Show was “cool?” Maybe a few short weeks near the end of Conan O’Brien’s tenure, but that was equal parts sad and mean at the same time, kind of dampening the experience. No, The Tonight Show hasn’t really been “cool” since Johnny Carson left, and even Johnny’s last couple years were getting a little schlocky.
March 11, 2016

Fans Target Gilbert Gottfried as Next Colonel Sanders

The long, twisting rabbit hole of insanity and fried chicken that is KFC’s recent ad campaign has taken yet another turn. In the fast food joint’s latest commercial, Colonel Sanders (played by Jim Gaffigan) gazes at a wall of celebrity faces and ponders who the next Colonel should be. The top 3 contenders seem to be SNL alum Tim Meadows, a golden retriever (who rocks a bolo tie with authority,) and Gilbert Gottfried.
February 6, 2016

Who Is the New Colonel Sanders!?

First KFC brought us Darrel Hammond as the new KFC spokesperson. Then Norm McDonald took over in a gigantic shakeup. And just when we thought, okay so it's Norm, the chicken people pulled the rug out from under us telling us we were getting yet another "real" Colonel Sanders.
February 3, 2016

What!? Now Norm MacDonald is Out as the Colonel?

The bizarre KFC marketing plan involving the return of the Colonel is winding its way toward another big and confusing moment at the Super Bowl. Just when you got used to comedian Norm MacDonald as KFC's odd new mascot, a teaser is released portending his demise. The new KFC teaser spot intermingles trippy visuals and discordant audio while a haunted version of the song "So Long, Fair Well" plays and MacDonald waves farewell.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
October 14, 2015

Eddie Murphy Talks About Pondering a Stand Up Return, and Why He Didn’t Play Cosby on SNL40

In an interview with the Washington Post, Eddie Murphy talked about a slew of projects on his plate-- none of which are not related to comedy.
September 10, 2015

Last Comic Standing Picks a Winner, Norm Macdonald Shares Some Regrets

Last night Last Comic Standing aired its final episode, choosing Clayton English as the big winner.
September 2, 2015

Norm Macdonald Says A Last Comic Standing Contestant Was Caught Stealing Material

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Norm Macdonald revealed that there was a contestant on this season of Last Comic Standing who was accused of one of the worst transgressions a comic can commit-- stealing material.
August 17, 2015

Norm Macdonald Challenges Darrell Hammond as KFC’s Real Colonel Sanders

The KFC marketing plan just jumped one notch up on the weird and confusing ladder.
August 14, 2015

Jim Norton Counted Down the Top 50 Stand Up Comics As Voted by SiriusXM Listeners

On Thursday SiriusXM launched a new comedy channel called Comedy Greats that will play the legends of comedy around the clock.  For their big launch event, Comedian […]
August 10, 2015

Bill Burr at MSG Plus Apatow, Leguizamo, Macdonald and More Giant Names Lined Up for Spectacular New York Comedy Festival

The New York Comedy Festival has announced their starting line up for 2015 and its pretty spectacular
August 6, 2015

Eight More Last Comic Standing Comics Move to the Next Round, Norm Shares Some Patrice Love

The third invitational show brought out some great comedians last night on Last Comic Standing.  Twelve more comics performed, and eight of those twelve will get another chance to […]
July 23, 2015

Norm Macdonald Says He’s Doing a Lot of Fake Laughing on Last Comic Standing

Last night on The Tonight Show, Norm Macdonald talked about being a Judge on Last Comic Standing. It didn't make the clips, but Norm said for the "small pittance" they gave him to do the show, he will be "raped by the Devil for all time" for going against Jesus. Fallon asked him if he was having any fun with the show. Norm ducked the answer in his very Norm way, and only said that he's developing a lot of pretend laugh lines. "Some guys just don't have it," Norm said. You can teach all the craft you want but a guy is either funny or not."
July 23, 2015

Last Comic Standing Picks Its First 14 Semi Finalists

Last Comic Standing premiered last night, with a whole new vibe. Norm Macdonald is on board as a new judge this year, and taking over Roseanne's position as the most likely to say something really weird and controversial, or give a compliment that sounds like its going to be an insult #NormSays.
July 14, 2015

Norm Macdonald, Last Comic Standing Super Judge

The Hollywood Reporter has some exclusive video to give you a little preview of what to expect from Norm McDonald on this season's Last Comic Standing.