2,071
 

Sep 14 - Breaking News: Norm MacDonald Dead at 61



ADVERTISEMENT
 
topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot 3X PLAT




section  x1   |  0 bx goons and 1 bystanders Share this on Twitter       Share this on Facebook

section news
  
 1 week ago '21        #1
1021 page views
39 comments


MarcWesSports 
avatar
Props total: 463 463  Slaps total: 93 93
Sep 14 - Breaking News: Norm MacDonald Dead at 61
 

 
image
sh*t is crazy. RIP Norm

Dude was really funny!!!

imageimage

Norm Macdonald, Comedian and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star, Dies at 61

By Jordan Moreau

Norm Macdonald, the deadpan comedian, actor, writer and “Saturday Night Live” star, has died after a private battle with cancer, Variety has confirmed. He was 61.

Macdonald’s cancer diagnosis was kept secret from the public, but he battled it for nine years.

The Canadian comedian got his start in showbiz as a writer on “Roseanne” in 1992. He joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live” in 1993, and the next year he began his memorable stint as Weekend Update anchor until early 1998, when he was replaced by Colin Quinn. Macdonald was known for his impressions of Burt Reynolds, David Letterman, Larry King, Quentin Tarantino and many more.

More to come.

visit this link https://variety.com/2021/ .. nl-1235064570/


Last edited by MarcWesSports; 09-14-2021 at 01:05 PM.. Reason: Add more news info
+16   



best
worst
39 comments
 

 1 week ago '21        #2
Fras 
Props total: 3703 3 K  Slaps total: 3536 3 K
RIP to Turd Ferguson


+12   

 1 week ago '05        #3
Rockstar718 
Props total: 33906 33 K  Slaps total: 2866 2 K
Yeah I just peeped this sh*t on Hollywood reporter crazy


Norm Macdonald, whose laconic delivery of sharp and incisive observations made him one of*Saturday Night Live‘s most influential and beloved cast members, died today after a nine-year private battle with cancer. He was 61.

Macdonald’s death was announced to Deadline by his management firm Brillstein Entertainment. The comedian’s longtime producing partner and friend Lori Jo Hoekstra, who was with him when died, said Macdonald had been battling cancer for nearly a decade but was determined to keep his health struggles private, away from family, friends and fans.

“He was most proud of his comedy,” Hoekstra said. “He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the way the audience or any of his loved ones saw him. Norm was a pure comic. He once wrote that ‘a joke should catch someone by surprise, it should never pander.’ He certainly never pandered. Norm will be missed terribly.”

RELATED STORYShowbiz & Media Figures We've Lost In 2021 - Photo Gallery

Macdonald was scheduled to be in the New York Comedy Festival lineup in November.

Macdonald was an*SNL*cast member from 1993-98, making his greatest impact as the anchor of the show’s “Weekend Update” segments for three seasons. Remembered both for his droll style — and for his refusal to go easy on O.J. Simpson despite reported pressure from NBC execs — Macdonald would prove one of the most impactful “Update” anchors, pivoting away from the slapstick approach of Chevy Chase and toward the more barbed political approach of his successor Colin Quinn.

Born on October 17, 1959, in Quebec City, Macdonald started his show business career in the comedy clubs of Canada, developing the deadpan style that would become both his trademark and a highly influential touchstone for a generation of comics. A contestant on*Star Search*in 1990, he landed his first regular TV writing gig on*The Dennis Miller Show,*fronted by the man who anchored “Weekend Update” from 1986-91.

Macdonald was hired to write for Roseanne Barr’s sitcom*Roseanne*for the 1992-93 season before landing the coveted gig at NBC’s*Saturday Night Live.

Among his most popular*SNL*bits was a gun-chomping impression of Burt Reynolds, complete with charming smile, bolo tie and attendant attitude.

Norm Macdonald Remembered: Seth Rogan Praises “Comedy Giant,” Edgar Wright Says, “Thanks For All The Laughs”

Macdonald’s departure from the show was controversial in itself, and he often attributed his firing to his continued lambasting of Simpson as a murderer despite what he said was the displeasure of Don Ohlmeyer, president of NBC’s West Coast division, who Macdonald said was a friend of the former football great.

After leaving*SNL*in 1998, Macdonald starred in his own comedy series,*The Norm Show, from 1999-2001. He also did a one-season talk show for Netflix,*Norm Macdonald Has a Show,*in 2018. He also earned a CableACE Award nomination as part of the writing team for the 1992 variety special*Free to Laugh: A Comedy and Music Special for Amnesty International.*

Over the years he made numerous appearances on various late-night shows, including*Late Night With David Letterman*and*Conan, and had a recurring role on*The Middle.

He also released three stand-up comedy albums:*Ridiculous*(1996),*Me Doing Standup*(2011) and*Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery*(2017), the latter taken from a Netflix special.



+3   

 1 week ago '20        #4
GingerBreadMan  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x14
Props total: 15068 15 K  Slaps total: 8512 8 K
no...

NORM IS A LEGEND RIP KING
+9   

 1 week ago '11        #5
Tony Franks  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x2
Props total: 25433 25 K  Slaps total: 3551 3 K
damn man. Norm was a weirdo, but i really fu*ked with him. Gotta watch Dirty Work this week. Wish i could see his sitcom somewhere as well.
+5   

 1 week ago '06        #6
Skateboard T  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x6
Props total: 87007 87 K  Slaps total: 13111 13 K
Damn. RIP.
+1   

 1 week ago '14        #7
Gotti Pippen  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
Props total: 56067 56 K  Slaps total: 2262 2 K
Damn RIP

Billy Madison was my sh*t.


Last edited by Gotti Pippen; 09-14-2021 at 12:58 PM..
+4   

 1 week ago '12        #8
King Jaffy  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
Props total: 5096 5 K  Slaps total: 422 422
What the fu*k!?

 1 week ago '05        #9
4Chun500 
Props total: 4804 4 K  Slaps total: 545 545
RIP.

my favorite role from him, was the Grim Reaper from Family Guy ...
+4   

 1 week ago '07        #10
Jeet Kune Do 
Props total: 10613 10 K  Slaps total: 978 978
Dirty work is a classic

Dude funny as sh*t
+5   

 1 week ago '04        #11
justinjones 
Props total: 41651 41 K  Slaps total: 2187 2 K
damn 9 years.

Rip
+2   

 1 week ago '07        #12
joshdogg26  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
Props total: 24803 24 K  Slaps total: 2916 2 K
RIP to a legend
+3   

 1 week ago '17        #13
LostTenets  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x47
Props total: 102734 102 K  Slaps total: 30808 30 K










Last edited by LostTenets; 09-14-2021 at 01:21 PM..
+5   

 1 week ago '21        #14
brazidizzle 
Props total: 185 185  Slaps total: 53 53
damn RIP
+2   

 1 week ago '21        #15
MarcWesSports  OP
Props total: 463 463  Slaps total: 93 93
 LostTenets said

This joke right here is what I make everybody who doesn't know Norms comedy listen to. Everybody laughs at the end of that joke!!!

Classic comedian!!!
+2   

 1 week ago '04        #16
RETURNOFTHEKING 
Props total: 18104 18 K  Slaps total: 4076 4 K
Norm was the best. Many long nights of falling down the norm rabbit hole on YouTube
+6   

 1 week ago '21        #17
Playboy69  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x5
Props total: 16275 16 K  Slaps total: 1817 1 K
R.i.p.
+1   

 1 week ago '20        #18
oR2  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
Props total: 4391 4 K  Slaps total: 386 386
Damn man, not Norm. fu*king cancer smh. RIP to one of the best ever.
+2   

 1 week ago '16        #19
bones2009 
Props total: 11671 11 K  Slaps total: 532 532
Wow, true great. I can remember riding to NC from NYC a couple years ago, sh*t show of a ride, I found myself watching all of his old “weekend reports” cracking up for hours.
+3   

 1 week ago '17        #20
Lazy 
Props total: 26036 26 K  Slaps total: 3366 3 K
Respect to him for maintaining dignity through that hardship
+2   

 1 week ago '06        #21
ehizzy3  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
Props total: 18886 18 K  Slaps total: 1462 1 K
Rip to a great comedian
+1   

 1 week ago '17        #22
Mario Chalmers  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x6
Props total: 37169 37 K  Slaps total: 10573 10 K
Damn rip. Would of never guessed he was 61.

 1 week ago '07        #23
yola  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x57
Props total: 88397 88 K  Slaps total: 10325 10 K
one of the best bits ever

"i don't know if you guys are history buffs"


+2   

 1 week ago '21        #24
MarcWesSports  OP
Props total: 463 463  Slaps total: 93 93
 RETURNOFTHEKING said
Norm was the best. Many long nights of falling down the norm rabbit hole on YouTube
Yea man.

So many long sh*tty days I could put on some old Norm clips on YouTube and it just turned the day around. I'd be cracking up at how much of a hilarious fool he was. Fool in a good sense.


+5   

 1 week ago '20        #25
Slymm  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
Props total: 14427 14 K  Slaps total: 601 601
Damn RIP
+1   



Sign me up
 
 

yesterday...


most viewed right now
+32online now  10
Video inside OMI In a Hellcat INDICTED by FEDS for "Massive Internet Piracy Scheme" ..
285 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
+20online now  10
Sep 22 - HermanCainAward, the fast growing Subreddit Catalogs Anti-Vaxxer COVI..
417 comments
2 days ago
@news
most viewed right now
online now  9
Image(s) inside Apple Wallet is getting verifiable COVID-19 vaccination cards
68 comments
2 days ago
@tech
most viewed right now
+25online now  7
Video inside Superman Brutally murders everyone in Injustice Red-Band Trailer
63 comments
2 days ago
@movies
back to top
register register Follow BX @ Twitter search BX privacyprivacy