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Back in the early ’90’s. before he became a late-night TV host, Conan O’Brien and his Harvard writing pal Greg Daniels (creator of the American version of The Office) decided to take a road trip to Vancouver. Turning on the TV in the hotel, they became mesmerized by this strange Canadian series about a B.C.

I’m still not sure how to critique, or even process, Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special. The Quebec City native died of acute leukemia in Duarte, Calif., in September of 2021. This final, posthumous comedy performance, self-recorded from his home in the summer of 2020, shows him delivering a 50-minute comedy monologue the night prior to a

“I can’t stand stuck-up bodies of water. It’s like, get over yourself, Lake Superior.” In 2018, in one of his last high profile TV efforts, Norm Macdonald had Jane Fonda read that joke on Norm Macdonald Has a Show. The 10-episode Netflix series was so stripped down it was barely more than a podcast, but

There was once a joke on The Larry Sanders Show that went like this: Paula (Janeane Garafalo) tried to bluff Larry (Garry Shandling) that she’s leaving to take a producers job at Conan (a fledgling series at the time of the early ’90s episode). Sanders asks how long she thinks that will last; Paula swallows hard and

Hard to believe but Conan O’Brien has been hosting his late-night talk show on TBS going on 11 seasons. The 58-year-old officially announced Monday that June 24 would be the final episode on TBS and that his next incarnation will be on the streaming service HBO Max. (Warner Brothers owns both services.) O’Brien’s began in