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With Norm Macdonald, It's Different Words but the Same Dehumanizing Story

In an offhand remark, the embattled comedian implied a correlation between Down syndrome and emotional apathy—and, in the process, he reinforced an …

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Norm Macdonald Has a Show, but Does It Have a Point?

“Prison rapes are delicious!” exclaims Norm Macdonald, reading a joke off a blue index card seven episodes into his new Netflix talk show, <i>Norm</i> …

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Chevy Chase Hates the Way Current ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast Says, ‘Live From New York…’

Chevy Chase has a bone to pick with the current cast of "Saturday Night Live."<p>Chevy Chase was one of the original breakout stars of “Saturday Night …

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Classic SNL Skit In Honor Of Burt Reynolds

Just Now<p>Supposedly Norm MacDonald not only played Burt Reynolds, but also wrote the Celebrity Jeopardy bit.<p>Win a Free Session at Farrell’s Extreme …

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Here’s How Netflix Can Save Its Talk Shows

Netflix is having a serious talk show problem. So far, the streaming service has released nine talk shows, seven of which star high profile …

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ICYMI: Sexual-Harassment Training in a #MeToo World, the All-You-Can-Eat Lie and Size Schmediums

When I was in college in the early 2000s, my roommate and I had a great idea for a start-up: A website where we ranked all-you-can-eat buffets by …

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D.L. Hughley Tells Us Why He Thinks Comedy Is More ‘Necessary’ Now Than It’s Ever Been

Depending on who you ask, stand-up comedy is either at the center of a revolutionary zeitgeist or an increasingly successful campaign of cultural colorlessness. Some cite so-called “post-comedy,” while others point the finger (with boasts, blame or both) at the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. …

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#MeToo era shows there's almost never only one accuser, says Hill.TV's Krystal Ball

<i>By Krystal Ball</i><i><br>Opinion Contributor</i><p>Harvey Weinstein, Les Moonves, Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenKathy Griffin: My political support is 'not …

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Sean Penn Calls #MeToo Movement a ‘Receptacle of the Salacious’

A <i>Today</i> interview with Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone turned into a frank discussion of the #MeToo movement. The topic arose from discussing their …

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Drew Barrymore Recalls Her Childhood Drug Abuse: Cocaine Is "My Worst Nightmare Right Now"

<i>This article originally appeared on People. For more stories like this, visit people.com.</i><p>Drew Barrymore isn’t craving a taste of her old …

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'SNL' Promotes Mikey Day, Melissa Villasenor and Alex Moffat to Full Castmembers

Chris Redd and Heidi Gardner will return as featured players<p>Mikey Day, Melissa Villaseñor and Alex Moffat will be promoted to repertory players, for …

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Norm Macdonald Has a Show Is a Comedy Relic

Netflix’s <i>Norm Macdonald Has a Show</i> is a talk show designed to make one person comfortable, and to make one person laugh. That second part is not a …

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The Canucks unveil new slogan for the 2018-19 season

On the eve of the first preseason game of 2018, the Vancouver Canucks unveiled a new marketing slogan.<p>The key word: battle.<p>The season launch video …

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Norm Macdonald has a point about forgiveness

Norm Macdonald has a point.<p>Not in his boneheaded dismissals of the #MeToo movement and the trauma undergone by victims of sexual harassment and …

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The Best New Shows on Netflix This Week - BoJack Horseman, American Vandal | TV Guide

The fall season has begun, which means you are about to have more TV on your hands than your eyes can handle. Of course the idea of a fall season is …

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‘Norm Macdonald Has a Show,’ But He Doesn’t Seem Like He Wants One

Plus some other random thoughts about the comic’s Netflix talk showWhen Norm Macdonald was coming of age, there was one talk show that ruled all …

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This Week in Late Night: When the Show Must Go On

Matthew McConaughey, Jimmy Fallon, and the Roots’ Tariq Trotter on <i>The Tonight Show</i>.<p>Late night’s biggest strength and greatest weakness is the fact …

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Is This Cool? Really?

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 16, 2018 9:00 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>If you have a …

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Norm Macdonald Has a (Terrible) Show. Michelle Wolf Had a Great One. Why Are We Settling?

I honestly can’t believe we’re talking about Norm Macdonald.<p>We’ve been talking about him a lot lately, in the wake of a baffling, repeatedly …

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The real reason irrelevant men are getting Netflix specials

Norm MacDonald created a stir on Twitter this week with a series of out-of-touch comments he made to the <i>Hollywood Reporter</i>. While promoting his …

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Norm Macdonald’s Press Tour Was a Debacle. His New Show Is a Loose Hang.

The press tour for “Norm Macdonald Has a Show” (Netflix) has found its host bouncing a doltish head against tense membranes. To the <i>Times</i> <i>Magazine</i>, Macdonald, who has few peers as a standup comic and unique proportions as a cult hero, prefaced some thoughts on gender politics “with the caveat that he …

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NY Times Columnist Michelle Goldberg Blasts #MeToo Critics and That 'Awkward' Bill Maher Appearance

Goldberg is “not interested in seeing these #MeToo castoffs engage in Maoist struggle sessions to purge their patriarchal impulses”<p>New York Times …

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Julie Chen Signed Off Big Brother As 'Julie Chen Moonves' In Mind-Numbing Display of Solidarity

<b>Julie Suzanne Chen</b>, TV host and journalist who has gone by “<b>Julie Chen</b>” for the entirety of her career, signed off from last night’s episode of <i>Big</i> …

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Norm Macdonald Is Conservative And Brave, A Rarity Among Comedians

Norm Macdonald, who was recently booted from an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” for daring to criticize the #MeToo movement for its …

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Unforgiven

Some advice for Norm Macdonald: Stop apologizing. This fad of serial mass hysterias will pass.<p>I probably should note that, as I write this, the music …

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The Three New Legs of Conservatism, Amazon Delivers Christmas, and Norm Macdonald

On the latest episode of the <i>Free Beacon</i> podcast, the gang discusses Trump's tweets, wonders which part of Christmas Amazon will take over next, and …

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Will Julie Chen Return to ‘The Talk’ & ‘Big Brother’?

FOX's Michelle Pollino and Michael Tammero are back with their 'Take Two' podcast. This week the two discuss the CBS dismissals over sexual abuse allegations, will Julie Chen return to The Talk and Big Brother next year?, Norm MacDonald gets bumped from the Tonight Show, Burt Reynolds' passing and …

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What to Watch: Is Norm Macdonald’s New Show Any Good?

Patriotic returns of "American Horror Story" and "American Vandal" provide viewing options.<p><i>Welcome to What to Watch, a series where we tell you the</i> …

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The Left’s Unfunny War on Comedy

<i>Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and</i> …

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Who’s Sorry This Week? Eminem is sorry he used a slur and other public apologies

As September gets into full swing, so do the high-profile celebrity apologies.<p>In Who’s Sorry This Week? <i>Mic</i> tracks down the most prominent mea culpas …

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