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2021-09-14 3:35:50 PM  
156 votes:
norm saves the interview
Youtube lL0WayC7jW0
 
2021-09-14 3:34:18 PM  
119 votes:
I went to the vet for a checkup for my cat:
The Dr. says he says:
"I've got good news and bad news"
"I said, what's the bad news?"
"Your cat has cancer".
"What's the good news?"
"He's a cat."
 
2021-09-14 3:37:07 PM  
114 votes:
"I quickly developed a cult following. That sounds pretty good, but the truth is it's the last thing you want to develop. The only time having a cult following is a great thing is when you are actually in a cult. Then you get be a cult leader and life is milk and honey... everyone thinks you are God... you get to lie down with all the ladies from the cult... In a short matter of time, you become drunk with power and begin to lie down with the men also, not because you want to, but just because you can. Yes, being a cult leader with a cult following is fine work if you can find it. However, being a stand-up comedian with a cult following just means that most folks hate your guts."
 
2021-09-14 3:42:12 PM  
70 votes:
Jay Mohr told this great story on his podcast....when he was a cast member on SNL, every Monday or whatever was "Pitch Day", where the writers/cast/crew met that week's guest, and would pitch them sketch ideas.  Lorne would roll through each writer, "thanks Jim, you're turn, Sue."  Norm had this thing where, if he had no ideas - which was often - he'd do this long, rambling shaggy dog story.  The writers/cast had heard it so many times, the moment they heard him start, there'd be groans / sighs / shaking of heads, etc.,

Bob Newhart is the guest.  It's Norm's turn to pitch.  "Norm, do you have anything for Mr. Newhart?"

"Oh yeah, yeah yeah yeah.  OK, so, there's this guy, right?  And, ok, he's a Vietnam veteran, ok?  And he's watering his lawn, ok?  And the paperboy, he's about 12 yrs old, comes by, and....."

*collective groans, eyerolls*

And Norm goes for it.  A solid 3-4 minutes of Shaggy Dog story.  Newhart just stares at him.  Usually, 1-2 minutes in, the guest interrupts Norm:  "Norm, uh, I don't see the comedy, where's this going?"  Not Newhart.  Norm digs in, keeps going, Newhart is a cigar store Indian.   Now it's a battle of wills.  Newhart just staring at Norm while he keeps and keeps and keeps going.  Norm senses the room has turned on him, 6-7 minutes in, and sheepishly stops.

"Ah, ah, oh my god, Mr. Newhart...I .....I......I don't really have anything."

"I know that, Norm.   I just wanted to see how long we could go!"  Newhart erupts into laughter, thus giving the entire room permission to laugh.  Mohr said everyone was just dying with laughter."Someone finally broke Norm!"
 
2021-09-14 3:37:57 PM  
67 votes:
"Death is a funny thing. Not funny haha, like a Woody Allen movie, but funny strange, like a Woody Allen marriage."


RIP to the man who taught me what funny was. Our generation's Groucho Marx.
 
2021-09-14 3:37:48 PM  
66 votes:
Damn, this one's gonna leave a mark.

Rest in peace, fearless comedic genius guy.

Norm Macdonald Constant Shitting on OJ Simpson
Youtube 2SSVIg4Noqc
 
2021-09-14 3:39:36 PM  
54 votes:
Cut 9/11 Joke from Norm Macdonald Live
Youtube VkSMSbFV_q0
 
2021-09-14 4:50:10 PM  
49 votes:
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Brief appearance on his Wiki page today.
 
2021-09-14 3:41:11 PM  
49 votes:
Dead Hooker in the Trunk
Youtube s8m_bULIWsw


/RIP funny guy
 
2021-09-14 3:34:50 PM  
49 votes:
And OJ is still looking for the real killer!
 
2021-09-14 3:53:58 PM  
43 votes:

Johnny the Tackling Alzheimers Patient: BadCosmonaut: His moth joke is legendary

That's the one that was a fusion of Borsh-belt humour and Dostoevsky, right?


Norm Macdonald Tells The Greatest Joke Ever Told
Youtube 1-MJy7w69EU
 
2021-09-14 3:38:06 PM  
43 votes:
Celebrity Jeopardy!: French Stewart, Burt Reynolds, & Sean Connery - SNL
Youtube bEghu90QJH4
 
2021-09-14 3:44:26 PM  
42 votes:
You know the worst thing about dying of cancer?


The hypocrisy.


Norm Macdonald on Bill Cosby
Youtube ljaP2etvDc4



/bummed out
//I didn't know he was sick
///sorry, done stealing his jokes now
 
2021-09-14 3:38:29 PM  
39 votes:
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I has a sad... :(
 
2021-09-14 3:36:18 PM  
39 votes:
Just remember, he didn't lose his battle with cancer, it was a draw.
 
2021-09-14 3:36:13 PM  
39 votes:

headshot1485: I went to the vet for a checkup for my cat:
The Dr. says he says:
"I've got good news and bad news"
"I said, what's the bad news?"
"Your cat has cancer".
"What's the good news?"
"He's a cat."


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2021-09-14 3:35:41 PM  
36 votes:
Norm MacDonald is probably wisecracking to St. Peter right now.

Or maybe he is in Hell, where demons gnaw at his flesh and the agonies of the damned never cease.

Either way, he will be missed.
 
2021-09-14 3:33:43 PM  
36 votes:
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RIP Funnyman
 
2021-09-14 4:00:04 PM  
33 votes:

Moroning: So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.


FOUND FRANK STALLONE'S ACCOUNT!
 
2021-09-14 3:38:31 PM  
33 votes:
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2021-09-14 3:37:14 PM  
33 votes:
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RIP Funnyman
 
2021-09-14 3:47:41 PM  
31 votes:
Talk show host makes fun of women drivers
Youtube G1KKBB3Cl60
 
2021-09-14 3:41:33 PM  
31 votes:
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Jim Breuer tells Norm Macdonald story on Loveline (Sept. 19, 2002)
Youtube OqfPPKD-aV0
 
2021-09-14 3:42:21 PM  
30 votes:
And now he will never unblock me on Twitter.
 
2021-09-14 3:37:34 PM  
28 votes:
So Norm Macdonald has a grave EIEIO?
 
2021-09-14 3:34:03 PM  
27 votes:
rip turd ferguson
 
2021-09-14 4:13:16 PM  
26 votes:
 Pigeon TOTALLY had a fark account.

Mike Tyson Mysteries You Jackin' Off Yet
Youtube tlbrxNW6SHo
 
2021-09-14 7:03:59 PM  
23 votes:
R.I.P. Funny man.

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2021-09-14 4:17:15 PM  
23 votes:

UberDave: Man that sucks.  I still watch all his Conan clips when I need a laugh.


Norm Macdonald send off for Conan's Tonight Show
Youtube uarJj-K4XH4


I'm crying
Crying with laughter
 
2021-09-14 3:36:09 PM  
23 votes:
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RIP funny man
 
2021-09-14 7:12:35 PM  
22 votes:
Fark user imageView Full Size
 
2021-09-14 4:37:53 PM  
20 votes:
Cobras & Panthers - SNL
Youtube qNzNeGw8Fmo

I lost it at "oh no that's not good"

RIP funny sir
 
2021-09-14 3:58:02 PM  
20 votes:
Bob Dole doesn't like this one bit.
 
2021-09-14 3:34:15 PM  
19 votes:
or so the germans would have us believe
 
2021-09-14 3:39:06 PM  
18 votes:
At last he can find out from Ron and Nicole themselves who the real killer was.
 
2021-09-14 6:51:48 PM  
17 votes:
Still one of the funniest, ballsiest lines Norm ever said and likely got him fired from SNL. At the ESPYs:


Norm MacDonald - My favorite Norm MacDonald moment
Youtube c9EsIFBs26o
 
2021-09-14 3:46:41 PM  
17 votes:
Norm... you have lot of well-wishers on Fark today, and a lot of them would like to throw you down one... a well.  They want to bury your body in a well... which seems a bit harsh, but that's what it says here on this cue card.
 
2021-09-14 3:44:12 PM  
17 votes:
This is such a bummer. There was nobody like the guy and everyone seemed to have a story about him.

And he had the best Bill Cosby joke I have ever heard.
 
2021-09-14 3:52:23 PM  
15 votes:
This just goes to prove his theory that Germans love David Hasselhoff
 
2021-09-14 7:15:51 PM  
14 votes:
Don't know how many times this has been posted, and I don't care. It's one of the greatest goddamn things ever, and deserves to be watched repeatedly.

Norm Macdonald & Courtney Thorne-Smith | Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Youtube bKmadR4Ye54
 
2021-09-14 4:56:04 PM  
14 votes:

Moroning: So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.


I have long suspected that cancer had a fark login.
 
2021-09-14 4:09:18 PM  
14 votes:
"Death is a funny thing. Not funny haha, like a Woody Allen movie, but funny strange, like a Woody Allen marriage."
                  - Norm Macdonald
 
2021-09-14 4:07:14 PM  
14 votes:

Dimensio: And Jim Breuer is still alive.

Someone tell me again why anyone believes in a benevolent God?


Jim Breuer has a funny story about Norm from the SNL days (and he even does a pretty good Norm impression for what it's worth, NSFW):

Norm's "Twilight Zone" Sketch
Youtube 5rFu_u71gas
 
2021-09-14 3:54:00 PM  
14 votes:

TheraTx: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/lL0WayC7​jW0]


That whole interview is worth a watch, and if you are looking for it, it's "Norm macdonald conan 1997". 

RIP funny man.

His Bob Saget Roast Appearance was awesome as well.

Norm Roasts Bob Sagat
Youtube L-9wo_apQ1s
 
2021-09-14 3:46:52 PM  
14 votes:
Laughed so hard at this one, pulled a muscle in my leg.  The guy was legend.

Ezra joke
 
2021-09-14 5:56:10 PM  
13 votes:
Frank Stallone will attend the wake, lean into the casket, and say "Who was on Weekend Update and is still alive? You guessed it."
 
2021-09-14 4:19:22 PM  
13 votes:
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2021-09-14 3:46:33 PM  
13 votes:
His bit where he was hosting the first "YouTube webbies" awards with Jenny Slate and some other guy was absolutely hilarious.

They were all dressed up and treating it like a red carpet star studded event, and clearly wanted it to go well for the benefit of their careers.
He's out there in sweats just ripping on the "internet celebrity" era. Just priceless. 
Norm Macdonald on the Youtube Big Live Comedy Show
Youtube A848xpsDJbw
 
2021-09-14 11:12:05 PM  
12 votes:
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2021-09-14 6:25:34 PM  
12 votes:
RIP Yaphit


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2021-09-14 4:20:18 PM  
12 votes:
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R.I.P Norm

 
2021-09-14 3:47:10 PM  
12 votes:

7th Son of a 7th Son: Artie outlived Norm. Never saw that coming.



Ya, who nose how Artie's managed to hang around so long.
 
2021-09-14 7:48:34 PM  
11 votes:

Subtonic: Lsherm: Benevolent Misanthrope: Ah - I missed that.  Frank Stallone does have class, then.

I figured he'd say something. I remember a blurb from EW back in the 90's when they asked him about the SNL Weekend Update and he said something along the lines of "I don't know why he chose me, but it's funny." He probably appreciated the free publicity compared to his more famous brother.

He's got a brother?


Yep! On 9-11, Norm took to the NYC streets, trudging through the blood and bone searching for him. He was in Northern Canada.
 
2021-09-14 4:01:13 PM  
11 votes:
Fark, this farking SUUUUUUUUUUUUCKS.

*pulls microcassette recorder from breast pocket of shirt and presses Record*

Note to self: Watch 'Dirty Work' this weekend.
 
2021-09-14 3:47:17 PM  
11 votes:
This sucks! Norm MacDonald was one of my absolute favorite comedians. He didn't give a f! RIP

Norm MacDonald - The View - 11-16-2000 - Bill Clinton
Youtube Z3PP_SWHUQQ
 
2021-09-14 3:41:22 PM  
11 votes:
Best joke ever, NSFW audio.

A Frog needs a loan
Youtube Z8obMlOIftc
 
2021-09-14 3:36:31 PM  
11 votes:
I hope they bury him in a big foam hat. Because that would be funny. Because it's really big.

Thanks, Norm. You did well.
 
2021-09-14 6:06:54 PM  
10 votes:
I liked how he started getting really old timey with his jokes later in his career. This clip is basically a tribute to old time comedians:

Norm Macdonald Is Married To A Real Battle-Axe | CONAN on TBS
Youtube L7K-kaelQEs
 
2021-09-14 5:50:08 PM  
10 votes:
How in the hell did this not get posted yet?!?!?

Norm MacDonald Eviscerates ESPN Awards Show (1998)
Youtube 2mhUIIhcTb8


RIP
 
2021-09-14 4:49:12 PM  
10 votes:
You know what hurts the most is the... the lack of respect. You know? That's what hurts the most. Except for the... Except for the other thing. That hurts the most. But the lack of respect hurts the second most.
 
2021-09-14 4:00:12 PM  
10 votes:
Fark user imageView Full Size


Oh, fark you 2020 and 2021. Norm MacDonald was a beacon of light for old, sarcastic men. Who am I supposed to look up to now? Bill Maher?
 
2021-09-14 3:39:15 PM  
10 votes:
Norm Macdonald - Mr Fantastic
Youtube kDzBVvhbtIw
 
2021-09-15 1:26:04 PM  
9 votes:
As if it came from Norm himself...

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2021-09-14 4:21:41 PM  
9 votes:
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2021-09-14 4:01:13 PM  
9 votes:

Moroning: So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.


Are you attempting to use the word "quotient" in a sentence?

Nice try, squirt.
 
2021-09-14 10:30:36 PM  
8 votes:
Norm beat OJ to death.
 
2021-09-14 7:49:57 PM  
8 votes:

Unbridled Apathy: [Fark user image 425x273]


Never get into your deathbed. Those things will kill you.
 
2021-09-14 6:30:23 PM  
8 votes:
IT'S ME, BOB!

I can find live video of it, but this joke at the beginning of the clip is when I first got turned onto Norm MacDonald. It was on one of the Comedy Central 1/2 hour specials before he was on SNL.

Devil Prank (Jfl 1991)
Youtube mSK7X3ETQbg
 
2021-09-14 5:42:40 PM  
8 votes:
I first saw a clip of Norm's standup way back in 88-89 on MTV's (sorely missed) half-hour-comedy-hour.  The joke I remember to this day was Norm plainly talking about finding the cutest puppy in the shelter available for adoption, filling out the papers and just as he walks out the door asks the shelter operator, "these are good for eating, right?"

We'll miss you Turd Ferguson.
 
2021-09-14 4:57:47 PM  
8 votes:
His return to Saturday Night Live was epic. "I didn't get any funnier... so now the show must BLOW."  I heard something where he said that after his monologue he almost went straight to the elevator to leave, though he was supposed to be in a bunch of skits.
 
2021-09-14 4:51:02 PM  
8 votes:

Unbridled Apathy: https://twitter.com/SenatorDole/statu​s​/1437867344106332169?s=19


For those folks who don't click on links:

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2021-09-14 4:45:59 PM  
8 votes:
If Frank Stallone had any class, he'd put out a nice RIP message.
 
2021-09-14 4:12:43 PM  
8 votes:
I just hope his cock is ok.

Norm MacDonald on Dennis Miller Millenium Special
Youtube VfcNg0FI1N0
 
2021-09-14 3:40:13 PM  
8 votes:
And Jim Breuer is still alive.

Someone tell me again why anyone believes in a benevolent God?
 
2021-09-14 3:39:43 PM  
8 votes:
That really sucks. He was always one of my favorites.

"You fellas have a lot of growing up to do, I can tell you that. Ridiculous!"
 
2021-09-14 3:37:23 PM  
8 votes:
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RIP Mr. Segura
 
2021-09-14 3:35:05 PM  
8 votes:
And yet, Dennis Miller lives.
 
2021-09-14 8:47:24 PM  
7 votes:
But don't get the wrong idea. Michael Jackson is a homosexual paedophile.
 
2021-09-14 5:49:27 PM  
7 votes:
Or so the Germans would have us believe...
Youtube zdjY_UnNtQ4
 
2021-09-14 5:20:34 PM  
7 votes:
A more recent favourite Norm joke that he told on Letterman.

A joke only Norm could tell.

Old Long Shot Louie
Youtube IHrT8nl0NVk
 
2021-09-14 3:34:50 PM  
7 votes:
REST IN POWER TURD FERGUSON
 
2021-09-14 5:28:19 PM  
6 votes:
i tried to win a date with him in 1999 when The Norm Show started.
 
2021-09-14 4:57:26 PM  
6 votes:
 
2021-09-14 3:41:18 PM  
6 votes:
His moth joke is legendary
 
2021-09-14 10:45:45 PM  
5 votes:

Johnny the Tackling Alzheimers Patient: poconojoe: have to say - I never realized just how much I enjoyed his comedy until I heard today he had passed away. reading this thread and watching the clips people posted made me literally laugh out loud

i'll add one of my own - his final Letterman appearance.

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/fark cancer
//Norm was a legend

Norm gettin' a biatchoked up there.


Filter p'wnd
 
2021-09-14 9:06:29 PM  
5 votes:

cretinbob: Science_Guy_3.14159: Oh man, I was wondering why he hadn't been in the movie business in a while. I know he was still good friends with the Adam Sandler gang.

He was a really funny guy, and if Adam Sandler considered him a friend I can guarantee he was a genuine good person.

RIP

Adam Sandler gets a lot of shiat he shouldn't.


Uh.

Adam Sandler gets a lot of shiat he deserves.

He made Jack & Jill.  On purpose.
 
2021-09-14 7:31:05 PM  
5 votes:
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Bob Dole probably didn't write that by hand, but Bob Dole certainly meant it.
 
2021-09-14 7:17:31 PM  
5 votes:
Norm Macdonald Tells The Most Convoluted Joke Ever - CONAN on TBS
Youtube n3LMSflEN54
 
2021-09-14 6:47:55 PM  
5 votes:

fatalvenom: How in the hell did this not get posted yet?!?!?

[YouTube video: Norm MacDonald Eviscerates ESPN Awards Show (1998)]

RIP


Best ESPY's ever!

Loved it when Will Farrell came out as Harry Caray and he pissed off Ken Griffey Jr. with a joke.  Lighten up, Ken.

Norm Macdonald with Will Ferrell Harry Caray
Youtube WMGWOyo28qI
 
2021-09-14 6:40:52 PM  
5 votes:

Benevolent Misanthrope: wax_on: Ah bummer. Norm had a view on the world that was definitely skewed. It was sad that after SNL people seemed to like to dunk on him and say he was unfunny. It's good that in his later years collective wisdom came around to see him as the genius that he was.

I must have no taste, because I've never found him funny.  Don't hate him or anything, just... don't find him amusing.


Username checks out.
 
2021-09-14 6:03:22 PM  
5 votes:
I guess someone's going to be reincarnated as an assistant crack whore.
 
2021-09-14 4:52:39 PM  
5 votes:
Norm Macdonald does standup about coronavirus
Youtube -skA4GhVX7k


At least he didn't die of Tom Hanks Disease
 
2021-09-14 4:18:45 PM  
5 votes:
Norm has always been my favorite. Fell in love with that old chunk of coal from seeing that old "Chairman of the Bored" Conan appearance as a lad. This compilation is very funny and also features Super Dave

Who Writes These Jokes?
Youtube pIKlq1r6gdY

RIP funny men.
 
2021-09-14 3:50:57 PM  
5 votes:
Chairman of the BORED!

RIP, funny dude.
 
2021-09-14 3:36:21 PM  
5 votes:

thenapalm: And OJ is still looking for the real killer!


I bet the Juice never thought to use cancer as an excuse!
 
2021-09-15 12:33:50 AM  
4 votes:
ALSO claims to be Norm's last appearance.  He tells a dirty joke in this one. Mocking a Canadian. Another Cameo, probably to THAT Canadian.

Norm Macdonald Last Recorded Video Before His Death Will Make You Cry
Youtube IwgEYvhEwwM
 
2021-09-14 8:20:25 PM  
4 votes:
I'm starting to think cancer is A REAL JERK.

I'm putting this one in the same file as Mitch Hedberg--I'm sad we won't get any new jokes, but grateful for the ones we have.
 
2021-09-14 7:08:14 PM  
4 votes:

real_headhoncho: Norm made being an ass funny.

He was a funny ass.

Unlike the posters in the politics tab.

They aren't funny.

They are just asses.


Oh yeah? Well, this is your face.

See it there?

It's like an ass, on your face.

That's what you get.
 
2021-09-14 6:31:45 PM  
4 votes:

wax_on: Ah bummer. Norm had a view on the world that was definitely skewed. It was sad that after SNL people seemed to like to dunk on him and say he was unfunny. It's good that in his later years collective wisdom came around to see him as the genius that he was.


I must have no taste, because I've never found him funny.  Don't hate him or anything, just... don't find him amusing.
 
2021-09-14 6:10:41 PM  
4 votes:
I didn't always get what he was pitching, but when I did it lit up my brain waves.

He'll be missed. Well, OJ might be the exception, but who gives a rat's ass about him anyway.
 
2021-09-14 5:59:18 PM  
4 votes:
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2021-09-14 4:34:14 PM  
4 votes:

Moroning: So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.


So when you make a joke about how unfunny something is and it sucks, what does that say about your sense of humor?
 
2021-09-14 4:02:09 PM  
4 votes:

dothemath: Moroning: So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.

Are you attempting to use the word "quotient" in a sentence?

Nice try, squirt.


That so not a real word. You made it up!
 
2021-09-14 3:58:46 PM  
4 votes:
How come the person who dies is never Mitch McConnell?
 
2021-09-14 3:47:44 PM  
4 votes:
Crack whores around the world are inconsolable.

I wanted to put up an SNL Weekend Update clip of his review of Zima, but I just couldn't find it.
 
2021-09-14 11:22:19 PM  
3 votes:
I find this video of him handling a heckler pretty brilliant also an excellent example of his type of humour:

Norm Macdonald Destroys a Heckling Teacher During Standup
Youtube dAg9M-O9wGo
 
2021-09-14 10:55:06 PM  
3 votes:
Congratulations Norm MacDonald on keeping a secret in the entertainment industry for nine years.
 
2021-09-14 10:37:58 PM  
3 votes:
Also, for better or worse depending on your opinion of him, Norm gave Kyle Mooney his big break playing his (Norm's) nephew on the short-lived sports show he had on Comedy Central. Personally this clip made me laugh like a farking idiot when I first saw it, but ymmv

Sports Show With Norm Macdonald S01E02
Youtube uE8ttZoN32Q
 
2021-09-14 9:06:53 PM  
3 votes:

The_Sponge: Moroning: So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.

What's your deal?


Dude never got to the point.
 
2021-09-14 7:42:59 PM  
3 votes:
Dirty Work was one of Norm's best projects ever.

Dirty Work (7/12) Movie CLIP - Smells Like Fish (1998) HD
Youtube OG9EDE_bnws
 
2021-09-14 7:41:05 PM  
3 votes:

Lsherm: [Fark user image 631x1091]

Bob Dole probably didn't write that by hand, but Bob Dole certainly meant it.


You're dogging someone with one working arm for not doing things by hand?

Not cool.
 
2021-09-14 7:27:05 PM  
3 votes:

HoratioGates: R.I.P. Funny man.

[static.independent.co.uk image 850x628]


Is that David Spade?
 
2021-09-14 7:25:23 PM  
3 votes:
Norm Macdonald - 12-Minute Joke
Youtube QYvVMmV7khM


Best comedian I've ever seen and I've seen a lot of comedians. Nobody could weave together a joke as long and meandering as Norm could and he always tied it together into a nice little package. The man was brilliant he might have been the smartest comedian to ever step on a stage but he always played it as if he was dumb until he dropped the punchline. It always bugged me that people just knew him from SNL as if that was his best work as far as comics go he was hands down one of the greats.
 
2021-09-14 7:13:14 PM  
3 votes:

Lsherm: Benevolent Misanthrope: Ah - I missed that.  Frank Stallone does have class, then.

I figured he'd say something. I remember a blurb from EW back in the 90's when they asked him about the SNL Weekend Update and he said something along the lines of "I don't know why he chose me, but it's funny." He probably appreciated the free publicity compared to his more famous brother.


He's got a brother?
 
2021-09-14 6:46:33 PM  
3 votes:
SNL should have frank Stallone do the next weekend update.
 
2021-09-14 6:24:15 PM  
3 votes:

Benevolent Misanthrope: If Frank Stallone had any class, he'd put out a nice RIP message.


Don't besmirch the good name of Frank Stallone!

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2021-09-14 5:53:45 PM  
3 votes:
Courageous Battle
Youtube NMRd-n_s4c8

/He didn't lose his fight with cancer.  It was a draw.
 
2021-09-14 4:38:28 PM  
3 votes:

jclaggett: Wolf892: First Trever Moore and now Norm... Who's next, Pete Davidson?

Let's go for Jim Breuer.

He's an SNL alum. And now an asshat cancelling his shoes at any venue that requires vaccination proof or a negative test.

Yeah...I has to look the name up. He was Brian in Half Baked (the one that bought Jerry Garcia's ashes)


Jim Bruer came to my college in like 2003 or 2004 for a free show.

I thought it would be pot jokes and goat boy, but it was a farking motivational speech. Very few jokes.  He is an unfunny turd.
 
2021-09-14 4:03:37 PM  
3 votes:
Celebrity Jeopardy!: Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds, Jerry Lewis - SNL
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All four of the people being parodied here are dead.
 
2021-09-14 3:51:09 PM  
3 votes:
RIP Ronald McDonald

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Seriously though - sad news.  He was one of my favorites
 
2021-09-14 3:47:39 PM  
3 votes:
Still think Norm shouldve been the "Norm" on Cheers

Asked about cancer

When you die with cancer it's not a loss. As far as I know cancer dies with you...so it's a draw
 
2021-09-14 3:43:04 PM  
3 votes:
I didn't even know he was sick
 
2021-09-14 3:42:59 PM  
3 votes:

Magnanimous_J: That really sucks. He was always one of my favorites.

"You fellas have a lot of growing up to do, I can tell you that. Ridiculous!"


"Way outta line.  Way outta line."
 
2021-09-14 3:41:24 PM  
3 votes:

phoenix352: Just remember, he didn't lose his battle with cancer, it was a draw.


For anyone who hasn't seen it: Battle with cancer video
 
2021-09-14 3:38:30 PM  
3 votes:
Would have lost a lot of money on a "Who will die first?  Artie Lange or Norm McDonald?"

/On second thought, someone should be keeping an eye on Artie the next couple weeks...
 
2021-09-14 3:34:43 PM  
3 votes:
No the voice of the Hardees Star!
Might have been the Colonel too.

Did weinerdog call 9-1-1?
 
2021-09-15 12:16:34 AM  
2 votes:
RIP Norm Macdonald
Youtube JAIm5vjos50
 
2021-09-14 11:23:06 PM  
2 votes:

Benevolent Misanthrope: Ah - I missed that.  Frank Stallone does have class, then.


You had to correct a twitter post, didn't you?
 
2021-09-14 11:14:01 PM  
2 votes:

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"loed knows I have."
 
2021-09-14 10:24:07 PM  
2 votes:

Unbridled Apathy: https://twitter.com/ConanOBrien/statu​s​/1437863451980808192?s=19

I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncompromisingly funny. I will never laugh that hard again. I'm so sad for all of us today.


I do wonder if there was some sort of falling out between Norm and Conan. He was never on Conan's podcast even though that seemed like a slam dunk, and he hadn't been on Conan's TV show since 2016. Frankly, Norm did go at least a little bit Dennis Miller in his final years, wonder if that had anything to do with it
 
2021-09-14 7:43:10 PM  
2 votes:
I didn't see it but I might have missed it, here's Norm's take on cancer.

Courageous Battle
Youtube NMRd-n_s4c8
 
2021-09-14 7:16:49 PM  
2 votes:

Subtonic: He's got a brother?


Yeah, his name's Michael.
 
2021-09-14 6:16:42 PM  
2 votes:
RIP Tex

Tex Hooper
Youtube EIKnwEcPvmM
 
2021-09-14 6:13:39 PM  
2 votes:
trying my best to f*ck the sh*t outta cancer.

also:

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2021-09-14 5:36:04 PM  
2 votes:

The Irresponsible Captain: How come the person who dies is never Mitch McConnell?


If you were death would you want to hang out with him for eternity?
 
2021-09-14 4:59:11 PM  
2 votes:

Johnny the Tackling Alzheimers Patient: Unbridled Apathy: https://twitter.com/SenatorDole/status​/1437867344106332169?s=19

For those folks who don't click on links:

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I can't believe Bob Dole outlived Norm MacDonald, but there it is.
 
2021-09-14 4:55:01 PM  
2 votes:
And then there was this:

Regis Talks Norm Macdonald Out of the Million Dollars Question
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2021-09-14 4:45:09 PM  
2 votes:
 
2021-09-14 4:40:39 PM  
2 votes:

Bannanaslug: Too bad, he was a funny guy. I remember the day I was watching SNL and Colin Quinn was in the Weekend Update chair instead. Had a whole bit like "you know how you sometimes go to your favorite bar and there's a new bartender all the sudden? Well that's me." The first break in "my" SNL cast as I had just become a fan.

And if anyone is a big fan of Norm and missed it, the sitcom he did (I think just called the Norm MacDonald show) is something you would probably enjoy. Was right after he left SNL.


Man that transition to Colin Quinn was *rough*
 
2021-09-14 4:15:56 PM  
2 votes:

NeoCortex42: [YouTube video: Talk show host makes fun of women drivers]


"Talk show host". Never change, random Youtubers
 
2021-09-14 4:05:12 PM  
2 votes:

Lsherm: Who am I supposed to look up to now? Bill Maher?


Please dont say that.
 
2021-09-14 3:40:35 PM  
2 votes:
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This book is the greatest comic novel of our generation.
Like in the same league as Confederacy of Dunces and Catch-22.
 
2021-09-14 3:39:29 PM  
2 votes:
It's a draw.
 
2021-09-14 3:38:40 PM  
2 votes:
First Trever Moore and now Norm... Who's next, Pete Davidson?
 
2021-09-14 3:36:58 PM  
2 votes:
The wiener dog finally got him.

Srsly, f*ck cancer.
 
2021-09-14 3:36:26 PM  
2 votes:
I'm gonna go buy an engagement stereo.
 
2021-09-14 3:35:27 PM  
2 votes:
DRATS!
 
2021-09-15 5:53:52 AM  
1 vote:

Science_Guy_3.14159: RIP Yaphit


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It would be really funny if they brought in Adam Corolla to do the voice.
 
2021-09-15 12:40:45 AM  
1 vote:
Jay Leno doesn't pretend he was actually friends with Norm, but if you want to hear his opinion....

@ConwayShow - Jay Leno remembers legendary comedian Norm Macdonald
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2021-09-15 12:17:39 AM  
1 vote:

phimuskapsi: TheraTx: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/lL0WayC7​jW0]

That whole interview is worth a watch, and if you are looking for it, it's "Norm macdonald conan 1997". 

RIP funny man.

His Bob Saget Roast Appearance was awesome as well.

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Legendary, that was a f.u. to the producers who wanted him to go more harder.
 
2021-09-14 10:53:40 PM  
1 vote:

fsbilly: And yet, Dennis Miller lives.


There really is no justice.
 
2021-09-14 10:49:52 PM  
1 vote:

TDWCom29: Also, for better or worse depending on your opinion of him, Norm gave Kyle Mooney his big break playing his (Norm's) nephew on the short-lived sports show he had on Comedy Central. Personally this clip made me laugh like a farking idiot when I first saw it, but ymmv

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/uE8ttZoN​32Q?start=605]


Kyle Mooney was the reason I gave up on that show.
 
2021-09-14 10:45:10 PM  
1 vote:

poconojoe: have to say - I never realized just how much I enjoyed his comedy until I heard today he had passed away. reading this thread and watching the clips people posted made me literally laugh out loud

i'll add one of my own - his final Letterman appearance.

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/fark cancer
//Norm was a legend


Norm gettin' a biatchoked up there.
 
2021-09-14 9:43:20 PM  
1 vote:

cretinbob: Ignoramist: cretinbob: Science_Guy_3.14159: Oh man, I was wondering why he hadn't been in the movie business in a while. I know he was still good friends with the Adam Sandler gang.

He was a really funny guy, and if Adam Sandler considered him a friend I can guarantee he was a genuine good person.

RIP

Adam Sandler gets a lot of shiat he shouldn't.

Uh.

Adam Sandler gets a lot of shiat he deserves.

He made Jack & Jill.  On purpose.

Yeah, he does deserve some, but not as much as he gets.


But the South Park said,...
 
2021-09-14 8:50:55 PM  
1 vote:
His last Tweet was about him not wanting to bet against the Bucks during the finals. As a Bucks bandwagon fan, that means a lot.
 
2021-09-14 8:24:36 PM  
1 vote:
Anybody have a link to his set where he tells jokes about pigs having sex to unappreciative Iowans?
 
2021-09-14 8:21:51 PM  
1 vote:

Rev.K: RTOGUY: Best comedian I've ever seen and I've seen a lot of comedians. Nobody could weave together a joke as long and meandering as Norm could and he always tied it together into a nice little package. The man was brilliant he might have been the smartest comedian to ever step on a stage but he always played it as if he was dumb until he dropped the punchline. It always bugged me that people just knew him from SNL as if that was his best work as far as comics go he was hands down one of the greats.

I watched that clip on YouTube by myself a few years ago and I was laughing so hard, I literally fell out of my chair.

That is no exaggeration, I flopped out of the chair to the floor.

"Cheese sandwich".


He was one of a kind.


I'm showing that clip to the people at work tomorrow who looked quizzically at me when I announced he died. Well, maybe just the director, she's the only one that knew of him. The damn kids don't know shiat. The fark are they teaching them in school?
 
2021-09-14 8:14:09 PM  
1 vote:

Rev.K: One of my all-time favourite sets from Norm. Pretty dark, but so Norm.

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Hey, at least it wasn't his heart that did him in!

RIP Funny man.
 
2021-09-14 8:13:00 PM  
1 vote:

RTOGUY: Best comedian I've ever seen and I've seen a lot of comedians. Nobody could weave together a joke as long and meandering as Norm could and he always tied it together into a nice little package. The man was brilliant he might have been the smartest comedian to ever step on a stage but he always played it as if he was dumb until he dropped the punchline. It always bugged me that people just knew him from SNL as if that was his best work as far as comics go he was hands down one of the greats.


I watched that clip on YouTube by myself a few years ago and I was laughing so hard, I literally fell out of my chair.

That is no exaggeration, I flopped out of the chair to the floor.

"Cheese sandwich".


He was one of a kind.
 
2021-09-14 7:50:56 PM  
1 vote:

Lsherm: Benevolent Misanthrope: If Frank Stallone had any class, he'd put out a nice RIP message.

Don't besmirch the good name of Frank Stallone!

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heck, that was kind of him. i have to move frank up a notch from 'sucks' to 'ok, fine'.
 
2021-09-14 7:37:06 PM  
1 vote:
Goddammit. Fark cancer.
/I'm a moth
 
2021-09-14 7:32:51 PM  
1 vote:

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Is that David Spade?


I don't know what you are talking about.  That is clearly Kurt McDonald.  :)

(Yes, it's Spade... no, it wasn't a mistake, just an artist being weird.)
 
2021-09-14 6:50:21 PM  
1 vote:
Loved Norm McDonald!  Hate to see him leave this mortal coil.

And yet some orange fartbags live on.  There is no justice.
 
2021-09-14 6:11:45 PM  
1 vote:
Oh man, I was wondering why he hadn't been in the movie business in a while. I know he was still good friends with the Adam Sandler gang.

He was a really funny guy, and if Adam Sandler considered him a friend I can guarantee he was a genuine good person.

RIP
 
2021-09-14 6:07:50 PM  
1 vote:
Norm Macdonald last moments before death Comedian Norm Macdonald dies at 61 due to cancer
Youtube UTbaYUKLO2I
 
2021-09-14 5:55:45 PM  
1 vote:
Still one for favorite opening themes

Norm Theme & Intro
Youtube 8ChZFgnWFXI
 
2021-09-14 5:48:10 PM  
1 vote:

BeatrixK: Pigeon TOTALLY had a fark account.

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Guess this means no Season 5....
 
2021-09-14 5:28:54 PM  
1 vote:
Norm made being an ass funny.

He was a funny ass.

Unlike the posters in the politics tab.

They aren't funny.

They are just asses.
 
2021-09-14 4:47:13 PM  
1 vote:

TheraTx: [YouTube video: norm saves the interview]


THE great example of never leaving a straight line lay. The premise just got set up with the concept of "Carrot Top Movie", and Norm was cosmically obligated to pick it up and run for the horizon with it.
 
2021-09-14 4:40:15 PM  
1 vote:
Well shiat. You never called me, Norm.
 
2021-09-14 4:36:23 PM  
1 vote:
That's a shame, he actively avoided Box Office Poison and I've been hearing in some circles that you can cure cancer with it. Maybe that was COVID. *shrug*
 
2021-09-14 4:10:00 PM  
1 vote:

thisisyourbrainonFark: dothemath: [images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com image 185x293]
This book is the greatest comic novel of our generation.
Like in the same league as Confederacy of Dunces and Catch-22.

I read the entire moth joke to friends around a campfire. That version is simply epic.


Ive ried to explain the book to people, how it is and is not a real memoir, but I cant even really do that. Its so weirdly structured and well written with moments of real poetry.

That book is real literature, not just some dumb comedy tell all.
 
2021-09-14 4:04:51 PM  
1 vote:
this sarcastic and funny mthrfkr was Fark personified

RIP
 
2021-09-14 4:04:29 PM  
1 vote:

Wolf892: First Trever Moore and now Norm... Who's next, Pete Davidson?


Let's go for Jim Breuer.

He's an SNL alum. And now an asshat cancelling his shoes at any venue that requires vaccination proof or a negative test.

Yeah...I has to look the name up. He was Brian in Half Baked (the one that bought Jerry Garcia's ashes)
 
2021-09-14 4:03:49 PM  
1 vote:
One of my all-time favourite sets from Norm. Pretty dark, but so Norm.

NORM MACDONALD ME DOING STAND UP Part 1
Youtube 8YTowNqTGns
 
2021-09-14 4:03:28 PM  
1 vote:

DaWormyPimpsta: Damn, this one's gonna leave a mark.

Rest in peace, fearless comedic genius guy.

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That's what got him fired from SNL. The network bigwigs were friends of OJ Simpson's, and they didn't like MacDonald shiatting on him during Weekend Update. That just made Norm double down, especially after the verdict.

Maybe don't be friends with wife beaters and murderers. Just a thought.
 
2021-09-14 4:02:12 PM  
1 vote:
In the sadness of losing Norm, I don't want to overlook the spectacular headline by subby.


Norm would have wanted it this way.

Well done.
 
2021-09-14 3:59:02 PM  
1 vote:
So the funny quota in the world increased today. Dude made Seinfeld seem funny.
 
2021-09-14 3:57:52 PM  
1 vote:

DrunkenGator: Crack whores around the world are inconsolable.

I wanted to put up an SNL Weekend Update clip of his review of Zima, but I just couldn't find it.


I thought Kevin Nealon did that one
 
2021-09-14 3:50:23 PM  
1 vote:
Norm is my all time favorite. This sucks. So this seems appropriate https://youtu.be/hsjQkSrx​-QQ
 
2021-09-14 3:45:34 PM  
1 vote:
RIP guy whose comedy and personality I disliked.

Anyone got some comedians something on some format?
 
2021-09-14 3:44:20 PM  
1 vote:
Artie outlived Norm. Never saw that coming.
 
2021-09-14 3:44:03 PM  
1 vote:
Well that sucks. Why couldn't the Grim Reaper take Bill Maher instead?
 
2021-09-14 3:41:22 PM  
1 vote:
B-o-r-e-d!

God this sucks.  Take Prince, take Bowie, take just about anyone, but don't take away the ones who make me laugh.
 
2021-09-14 3:40:28 PM  
1 vote:
My absolute favourite stand-up comedian of all-time. I had the privilege of seeing him perform three times. I've watched almost all of his television appearances, I grew up with him as my SNL Weekend Update anchor.

I am so f*ckin' bummed I will never see Norm again. This one really, really hurts.

F*ck cancer.
 
2021-09-14 3:34:40 PM  
1 vote:
I still use the Frank Stallone non sequitur.

Norm was a legend. Godspeed, sweet prince.
 
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