All posts tagged: hilarious

Norm Macdonald saves the day

If you are not familiar with Norm Macdonald, then I am truly sorry for all of the gut-busting laughs you may have missed out on. Norm might be most recognizable for his deadpan and sarcastic style of humor that he brings to almost all of his interviews or celebrity roastings. He of course was a 1990’s cast member of Saturday Night Live which included a stint on Weekend Update. Found memories of his movie Dirty Work or his performance as Burt Reynolds on SNL sketch Celebrity Jeopardy, I most remember Norm for his hilarious “save the day” comments during an episode of Conan O’Brien. After his interview with Conan, Norm was sitting in while actress Courtney Thorne-Smith was promoting her new film with Carrot Top called Chairman of the Board. I do feel sorry for anyone who actually watched the trailer link above. Back to Norm on Conan….as poor Courtney was trying her best to hype a film she was obviously embarrassed about. Norm budges into the conversation to turn the otherwise awkward interview in …

The Man, The Myth, The Misunderstanding: Andy Kaufman

Some found him funny, while others didn’t. Many people loved him, while many hated him. But whatever he did, he made us always believe. Andy Kaufman wasn’t a comedian – at least he says – he was a song and dance man. He wanted to be the center of attention always. It was his goal to get a reaction from the audience whether it be good, bad or ugly. You never knew if it was part of the show or if he was being serious. I have purposely stayed away from posting articles on Andy, knowing that once I start I won’t be able to stop. Long before Joaquin Phoenix showed up on David Letterman with a giant beard and sunglasses and was extremely short with the Late Nite host, Andy appeared on David Letterman’s morning show on June 24, 1980 sporting a pair of bright yellow pants, bed head and snot running out his nose. Andy proclaimed that he had hit hard times and then solicited money from the studio audience. All I can say is …