Rest in peace, Norm MacDonald

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  1. _MementoMori_

    _MementoMori_ Friend of Leo's

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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    This hit me pretty hard for some reason. I've always loved the guy and had no idea he was battling an illness.

    https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/norm-macdonald-dead-dies-snl-1235064570/

    He had this endearing thing that he always did, and I always anticipated it watching his sketches or routines. He would start to crack a smile and amuse himself by his own forthcoming punchline. It was very infectious.
     
  2. StrangerNY

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    Way too young to go. RIP, Norm. You were one funny dude.

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    He's dead? Sad. I loved his delivery.
     
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    He was hilarious!
    Proud Canadian, too.
    RIP, and thanks Norm.
     
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    One of the comedy greats. RIP.
     
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    RIP Norm
     
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    Sorry to hear. He really was a funny guy.....sometimes awkwardly so.
     
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    Sadly, no "Or so the Germans would have us believe" follows the headline.
     
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    one of the most under-rated comedians on our generation. incredible sense of timing and delivery
     
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    The Moth Joke by Norm Macdonald
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    A moth goes into a podiatrist's office and the podiatrist says "What's the problem?" The moth says "What's the problem? Where do I begin, man? I go to work for Gregory Ilynivich, and all day long I work and, honestly doc, I don't know what I'm doing anymore and I don't think Gregory Ilynivich knows. He only knows that he has power over me and that seems to bring him happiness. But I don't know. I wake up in a malaise and I walk here and there." The podiatrist says "Oh yeah?" The moth goes "Yes. At night, sometimes I wake up and I turn to some old lady, in my bed, on my arm. A lady that I once loved, doc. I don't know where to turn to. My youngest, Alexandria, she fell in the cold of last year. The cold took her down, as it did many of us. My other boy, and this is the hardest pill to swallow, doc... my other boy Gregaro... I no longer love him. As much as it pains me to say, when I look in his eyes I see the same cowardice that I catch when I take a glimpse of my own face in the mirror. If only the cowardice was stronger, then perhaps I could bring myself to reach over to that cocked and loaded gun that lay there on the bedside behind me and end this hellish facade once and for all. Doc, sometimes I feel like a spider, even though I'm a moth, just barely hanging onto my web with an everlasting fire beneath me. I'm not feeling good." So the podiatrist says "Moth, you are troubled, but you should be seeing a psychiatrist. Why on Earth did you come in here?" And the moth says "Because the light was on."
     
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    What?!? That is some sad news. RIP Norm. You cracked me up many, many times.
     
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    I just got an email from a news source, one of the articles was something about In Remembrance of Norm MacDonald, and then I was like oh crap he died, but then I noticed the article was in the "From the archives" section and I though oh crap he died a while ago and I didn't notice, then I came to TDPRI and saw this thread and thought oh crap he did die, just recently. Quite the head trip these last few minutes.
     
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    A dry talented and funny comedian
    RIP
     
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    RIP Norm. In his memory I think l will watch some SNL Jeopardy today. Frigging funny right?
     
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    RIP, Norm.

    “Germans love David Hasselhoff!”
     
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    Rip.
     
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    Oh no!! Dang....I loved that guy. RIP Norm.
     
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    That is so sad. RIP.
     
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    I found him to be an acquired taste.
    I have accepted the fact that many say the same thing about me.
    R.I.P.
     
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    Damn. I've been on a Norm MacDonald kick lately, too. I don't usually give a damn if most celebrities live or die but I really liked Norm.
     
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