RIP Norm Macdonald

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Joel1963, Sep 14, 2021.

  1. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    Rest In Peace... the dude was one of a kind...
     
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  2. Dillydipper

    Dillydipper Sultan Of Snark

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    I am truly enjoying grieving for a public figure whose fans can contribute memorable whimsy at the same time we are paying our respects.

    Just the line, "the cancer dies too, so it's a draw", is comedy gold.
     
  3. Greek Nacho

    Greek Nacho Crustaceous Cheapskate

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    Been enjoying all the "I didn't even know he was sick" callback jokes. I doubt Norm would want it any other way.
     
  4. Daniel Plainview

    Daniel Plainview God's Lonely Man

    I'm sad, yet I keep laughing my ass off because I'm watching all these clips and Norm has me in the floor!
     
  5. intv7

    intv7 Forum Resident

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    Gutted. One of a kind.
     
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  6. Greek Nacho

    Greek Nacho Crustaceous Cheapskate

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    Worst thing I've heard on the news. Gilbert knows!



    "Oh now, Gilbert. You're gonna get into trouble again."
     
  7. ex_mixer

    ex_mixer Forum Resident

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    Oh no! Tough news to take. RIP.
    This may have been posted earlier... best doctor joke!


    Love ya Norm!
     
  8. tommy-thewho

    tommy-thewho Forum Resident

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    Very sad to hear. Loved Norm doing Burt Reynolds... Can't believe he had cancer that long.

    RIP Norm....
     
  9. PonceDeLeroy

    PonceDeLeroy Forum Resident

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    Norm as Larry King. Perfect delivery of really inane lines!

    One of the TOWERING figures of the 20th century has to be JAMES BROLIN!

    The more I think about it the more I love John Laroquette!

    Venetian blinds are great but so are vertical blinds!

    I've spoken with Pinochet and that guy? He's got a TERRIFIC laugh!

    Is anybody else around here getting sick and tired of Nelson Mandela?

    If you could only see ONE movie again for the rest of your life, that movie should be MICKEY BLUE EYES!
     
  10. Funny man.
    R.I.P. Norm.
     
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  11. Dr. Funk

    Dr. Funk Vintage Dust

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    Fort Worth TX
    Norm was unique...wasn't afraid of the PC police and the like minded. He was insightful, honest, and one of the funniest humans that walked the planet.

    Thank you Norm...you will be missed.
     
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  12. Witchy Woman

    Witchy Woman Forum Resident

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    How hard it must have been to keep his illness under wraps all these years! I agree with the post that SNL wasn’t quite the same after he left. And Norm was great playing Mike’s brother in The Middle.

    RIP
     
  13. asdf35

    asdf35 Forum Resident

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    I mean....cancer is a real jerk.
     
  14. Mal

    Mal Phorum Physicist

    The funniest man alive.
     
  15. skydropco

    skydropco Rock 'n Roll Nurse

    Norm was Canadian, being funny was a given. RIP.
     
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  16. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Forum Resident

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    Very sad news. I didn't even know he was sick. Such a smart funny guy. RIP.
     
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  17. PonceDeLeroy

    PonceDeLeroy Forum Resident

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    Well, he HAD a routine about the very phrase "losing the battle with cancer." It's not losing the battle with cancer, as if cancer can determine the terms of surrender and the peace terms. Pretty sure that if I die of cancer, the cancer dies too. It's a draw!

    So it's ironic to see that very phrase splashed all over the media. I bet he knew he'd have the last laugh!
     
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  18. INSW

    INSW Forum Resident

    For the past thirty years every single thing Norm did made me laugh.
     
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  19. Ignatius

    Ignatius Forum Resident

    When did he die? The light was on!
     
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  20. Neil Anderson

    Neil Anderson Forum Resident

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    I fell really bad about Norm MacDonald dying. I hope someone finds out that he once tweeted something sort of controversial so that i can stop feeling bad.
     
  21. poisonedhangman

    poisonedhangman Forum Resident

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    RIP Norm. You were a "one off." And the world won't be the same without you...
     
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  22. MekkaGodzilla

    MekkaGodzilla Forum Resident

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    If you don't tear up by the end of this, you have NO business being a human being.
     
  23. eelkiller

    eelkiller Technically right but still wrong

    He was a smart Canuck.
     
  24. PonceDeLeroy

    PonceDeLeroy Forum Resident

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    I like his bit about being aggravated at the ATM machine, when you're behind some guy with a complicated transaction like a hostile takeover of AT&T!

    You've experienced it!
     
  25. As Letterman would say..."that boy ain't hooked up right."

    I loved his style. RIP
     
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