And a few dead ones, as well.
I like how toward the end Norm basically called Carrey a lunatic to his face, in the same way he abruptly tried to swerve the conversation into Tim Allen's criminal past in the previous episode. It's the way he just kind of throws these statements away that makes it art.
I got some big laughs out of this one, even if Carrey seems like a genuinely weird dude. Finding out that Chuck Jones hates you would have to suck.
"Remember when you came and visited the set of Man on the Moon?"
"Sure. I was also IN THE FILM."
This was great.
Also high on Norm ripping on the names of the parties at the Playboy mansion.
Read the recap of Letterman's Mark Twain Award ceremony and Norm was a part of it. It airs on Nov. 20th, hopefully he makes the broadcast. Sounds like there was a Warren Zevon tribute as part of the show too if anybody would like to see me cry.
The SNL sketch where Norm as Letterman interviews Kevin Spacey as William Hurt was brought up in another thread. I rewatched that one, doesn't hold up too well. But I took it as a chance to watch the one where Norm as Letterman interviews Jon Lovitz as Marv Albert. It still made me laugh but partly because of how hard it bombs with the audience:
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Norm whipping his jacket off is pristine.
Went ahead and watched all of the Correspondents Dinner routine that Norm did back in '97. I like it because for the most part he bombs pretty hard. Not so much because of his jokes but because the crowd of bigwigs just isn't much into him.
It's worth checking out at the 9:30 mark. Norm tells a nifty Ted Kennedy joke, but there's a timely cutaway that gives the bit even more pep: