Wow. DOUBLE WOW!! Dave Chappelle will make his Saturday Night Live debut when he hosts the long-running live comedy showcase on Nov. 12, 2016. And he’ll do so with that night’s musical guest, A Tribe Called Quest, celebrating the release of that hip-hop group’s first album since 1998.
UPDATED: You can now hear Geoff Edgers’s interviews with Norm Macdonald in the “Edge of Fame” podcast. Look for the “play” button below or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher. LOS ANGELES — Norm Macdonald has just unwrapped his first Klondike bar when he mentions the Chris Rock show.
The odd brilliance and sincerity of Norm Macdonald shines through this new profile of him, diligently reported by The Washington Post‘s Geoff Edgers (included online are months of their text exchanges). “If we could have, we would have had Norm on every damn week,” Letterman says.
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What a master class of a TV stand-up set here, by my friend, Mr. Gary Gulman, on Wednesday’s Conan. Gulman takes the ridiculous notion of a Netflix documentary on the official U.S.
Norm Macdonald has written a book, and thankfully you won’t have to wait that long to read it. On Twitter today, Macdonald announced that his memoir Based on a True Story will be available on Tuesday, September 20th through Random House. Here’s more info on the book:
Tomorrow marks 18 years since the tragic death of legendary SNL alum and actor Phil Hartman, and to honor his memory, a fan named Dave Nelson has shared a very special, never-before-heard recording that’s just another example of what made Hartman a wonderful guy.
Buster Keaton was known as ‘The Great Stone Face’, a reference to the deadpan expression he wore during some of the most incredible physical comedy scenes known in film.
This week, in a much-anticipated sketch on her Comedy Central show, Amy Schumer staged a trial of Bill Cosby in “the court of public opinion.” Schumer—her character, at any rate—played the role of the defense. “Let’s remind ourselves what’s at stake here,” she argued to the jury.