Movies

Norm Macdonald Made a Secret Standup Special Before His Death


master mentalism tricks

The comedy world was devastated last fall when Saturday Night Live and standup legend Norm Macdonald died at the age of 61. Macdonald had been battling cancer for nine years, but he did so entirely in private, which made his death that much more shocking. A lot fans felt they never got the chance to properly say goodbye to one of the funniest comics of his generation.

So this news is a welcome and maybe even necessary surprise. It turns out that not long before Macdonald’s death he actually shot a new standup special, completely in private. His plan, according to his producer, was to get this final batch of material recorded before he went into the hospital for a medical procedure in 2019.

Macdonald’s producer, Lori Jo Hoekstra told The Hollywood Reporter

…his test results were not good, so during the heart of COVID-19 pandemic and literally the night before going in for a procedure, he wanted to get this on tape just in case — as he put it — things went south. It was his intention to have a special to share if something happened.

Macdonald survived that procedure and the recording was put away for safe keeping. He had apparently hoped to record the material again in front of an audience as a full-blown standup show, but sadly Macdonald grew sicker and passed away before that could happen. But now that earlier tape — recorded in Macdonald’s living room — will premiere on Netflix as Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special.

The show will debut on May 30 and also features clips of friends and comics like David Letterman, Adam Sandler, and Conan O’Brien talking about MacDonald. It’s still a tragedy that we lost Norm so young, but the fact that we’re going to get one last show from him feels — contrary to its title — very special.

Flops That Are Now Inexplicable Hits on Netflix

These movies flopped hard in theaters. But Netflix subscribers can’t stop watching them.



Read The Full Article Here


trick photography
13 Celeb Home Behind-The-Scenes Facts That’ll Make You Say: “Yup,
Kim Kardashian Calls Kanye West The ‘Best Dad To Our
15 Affordable Things From Target You Need in Your First
Blac Chyna Rocks Backless Dress After Saying She Won’t Pay
Moon, 66 Questions review – Delicate cinematic minimalism
Tiana Ride Will Replace Disney’s Splash Mountain in Late 2024
Theo and the Metamorphosis review – Leans towards Othering
Obi-Wan Kenobi Finale Release Date & Time: When Is It
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 5 Review: A
Sonny Barger Dies; Sons of Anarchy Actor and Hells Angels
Love Island: Sarah Hyland to Host Peacock Revamp
Is Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Headed for His Own Daytime Talk
Sasami Enlists J Mascis for New Version of “Tried to
Depeche Mode Reveal Andy Fletcher’s Cause of Death
Exhumed Re-Release Gory ‘Abort the Court’ Shirt to Benefit Reproductive
Whatever Happened to The Geto Boys?
Interview with Robert Roth, Author of Rise of the Renegade
Interview with Pearl Beacon, Author of Orenda
DC Pride is More Than Virtue Signaling
Kick off the Summer With These 10 Award-Winning Audiobooks
Megan Fox Showed Off Her Abs in a Chic Crop
The Controversial Swim Trend I’m So Into Right Now
8 Ways to Style Joggers With Everything From Crop Tops
What is Curve-Washing?
Scream Factory
All-New Trailer for ‘The Reef: Stalked’ Offers More Shark Action
‘The Invitation’: Una mujer es arrastrada a un mundo de
DUAL