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Alex Trebek Said 'Turd Ferguson' Thanks To This 'Jeopardy' Contestant

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.17.2015 | Entertainment

What is ... the greatest "Jeopardy!" response ever? Well, wonder no more. "Jeopardy!" contestant and former HuffPoster Talia Lavin made history on Wed...

KFC Ads Get Even Weirder With Norm Macdonald As 'Real' Col. Sanders

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.17.2015 | Media

KFC's weird ads have just gotten even weirder, with the introduction of a plot twist in the form of comic Norm Macdonald, who claims to be the "real" ...

Norm Macdonald Looks Back On Being Fired From 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.24.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The decision by NBC brass to fire Norm Macdonald from "Saturday Night Live" in 1998 after his hilariously dry five-year tenure on Weekend Update is st...

Norm Macdonald Throws Shade At Seth Meyers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Norm Macdonald shared a few cheeky comments about fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Seth Meyers with HuffPost Live on Tuesday during a conversation ab...

Norm Macdonald's Amazing 'SNL' Prank On Chris Kattan

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.29.2015 | Comedy

Anything can happen on a live show, especially when that show is "Saturday Night Live." Former "SNL" cast member Jim Breuer shared an example of that ...

Grateful for SNL's Humility

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Bruce Weinstein

Sincere humility and gratitude aren't qualities one normally associates with the entertainment industry. That's why I was bowled over during the closing segments of Saturday Night Live's recent 40th-anniversary broadcast.

Wyatt Cenac Describes His 'Physical Altercation' With An 'SNL' Cast Member

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy

From the his role on "The Daily Show" to his new Netflix comedy special, comedian Wyatt Cenac is all about the jokes -- but that didn’t stop him fro...

Adventures of a Cranky Gambler -- NFL Week 3

Steve Belanger | Posted 11.22.2014 | Sports
Steve Belanger

After big wins on Thursday and the early Sunday slate, I was sitting pretty. There were only three four o'clock games, so I debated just sitting out the afternoon and reveling in my glory. But that is not what problem gamblers do.

Norm Macdonald's Touching Tribute To Robin Williams Will Make You Smile

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy

Norm Macdonald, a friend and colleague of Robin Williams, shared a poignant and touching anecdote about the beloved actor Tuesday. In the alternate...

Norm MacDonald Has The Only Advice You Ever Need In A Commencement Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2014 | College

Commencement speeches often provide advice cloaked in grandeur. It's usually something very broad that you can't really argue with much. Sure, sometim...

Wait, THAT'S Why He Hates Oscar Pistorius?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.23.2014 | Comedy

He may be on trial for murder, but that has nothing to do with why Oscar Pistorius drew the ire of Norm MacDonald. After starting an interview wit...

This Is The Fastest Late Night Audition Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Comedy

This just in: Norm Macdonald is a total baller. Macdonald has been campaigning hard to host the "Late Late Show" ever since Craig Ferguson announc...

Best Celebrity Jeopardy Ever?

Posted 08.07.2013 | Comedy

Hulu recently conducted a poll to determine the best Celebrity Jeopardy sketch from "Saturday Night Live," because what else are they supposed to do w...

Don't Laugh: Norm Macdonald Loves Shakespeare

Adult Swim | Posted 02.14.2012 | Weird News

Comedian Norm Macdonald is known for his cutting-edge humor, but, backstage, his undying love is classic literature. Yep, a guy who is fond of the ...

PREVIEW: The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

Matt Wilstein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, the New York Comedy Festival takes over NYC with everything from small shows in the back of Brooklyn bars to headlining double-header sets at large theaters.

Confessions of a Podhead: My Very Talky Playlist for Podcasting

David Wild | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media
David Wild

Here's my very talky playlist for all the podcasters out there who are elevating the art of conversation in these fallen times. As Tracy Chapman might say if she were more chatty, we're "Talkin' About A Revolution."

The 'Weekend Update' That Could Have Been?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.18.2011 | Comedy

Norm Macdonald was the guest on Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast on Monday, and revealed that his career could have changed dramatically if not for the supp...

Exhuming the Leather Man of the Hudson Valley

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 07.16.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

The mysterious hermit who tramped from town to town just after the Civil War was called the Leather Man because he wore a suit of leather sewn together from scraps.

WATCH: Statistically, Tiger Woods Isn't Such A Bad Guy

Posted 06.13.2011 | Comedy

"Sports Show with Norm MacDonald" premiered on Comedy Central Tuesday night, and while the series will probably go over best with people who are fans ...

WATCH: The First 90 Seconds Of 'Sports Show With Norm MacDonald'

Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

"Sports Show With Norm MacDonald," the Weekend Update alum's eagerly anticipated return to the news parody format, debuts Tuesday night at 10:30 p.m. ...

WATCH: Norm MacDonald In Twitter Feud With Steve Martin

Posted 05.31.2011 | Comedy

Norm MacDonald dropped by the "Late Show With David Letterman" to talk about, among other things, his new found status as an Internet sensation, thank...

Comedians Tweet The News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Twitter is the perfect outlet for comedians to try out new jokes and share their humorous thoughts on current events with the world. We've collected a...

This Weekend In Denver: Dinosaurs, Green Chile, And A Lots Of Steez

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

With the Snow Show in town, there is plenty to do this weekend. If snow sports aren't your thing we have theater, art, comedy and other fun events to ...

Colin Quinn in Long Story Short: A Master Jester Rules on Broadway

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

I wonder if I would have loved Long Story Short as much as I did if I was not aware of some of the history re the man himself.

Norm Macdonald Hails Conan "The New King Of Late Night" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Norm Macdonald has been a long-time friend of Conan. And what do old friends do? They hit you when you're down. So it's only fitting that Norm came on...