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Cobb's Comedy Club
at Lombard 915 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA 94133
415-928-4320
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 58 members
Review from dronhubbub
Red Velvet 111 events 1 review

The last poster didn't understand that Norm does not read the news and it's been 15 years since his SNL days. I've seen 5 or 6 times over this period and while this wasn't his best- he still killed and left the audience wanting more after doing an...continued

reviewed Jan 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Josie Z
13 events 5 reviews

Fantastic, Tremendous and Excellent would all be understatements.

Norm is as funny as ever.

And the two opening acts were surprisingly good.

I wish I could have stayed for the late show, too. Even if all the material was repeated...continued

reviewed Jan 09 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Theatre Critic
6 events 4 reviews

NORM MACDONALD is a dark guy, he's intelligent but low key about it. Nice to see a comedian who doesn't feel the need to bounce around the room and talk about his nether-regions.

The two opening comedians were great. The host whose name escapes...continued

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Norm Macdonald is bringing the laughs to City National Grove of Anaheim. Macdonald is best known from his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he anchored Weekend Update for three years. He has also done numerous television and movie appearances.

Macdonald began Saturday Night Live back in 1993, and bursting on to the scene with his hilarious impressions of celebrities such as Burt Reynolds, Bob Dole, David Letterman, Larry King, and many more. He appeared on the September 1999 Saturday Night Live primetime special celebrating the program’s 25th year on the air. Macdonald even came back to _SNL for the show’s 34th season finale to do his famous Burt Reynolds impression in the Celebrity Jeopardy skit with Will Ferrell, who played Jeopardy_ host Alex Trebek. As the anchor of the Weekend Update segment, Macdonald often referenced major news and pop culture stories of the day. The O.J. Simpson trial and Michael Jackson’s highly publicized divorce from Lisa Marie Presley provided the inspiration for some of Macdonald’s best performances.

Soon after_ Saturday Night Live,_ Macdonald co-wrote and starred in the movie Dirty Work, with Jack Warden, Don Rickles, Chevy Chase, Chris Farley, Artie Lange and Adam Sandler. Later that year, Macdonald voiced the character of Lucky the dog in the Eddie Murphy remake of Dr. Dolittle. He also continued his character in the sequels Dr. Dolittle 2 and Dr. Dolittle 3. In 1999, Macdonald starred in the sitcom _The Norm Show _(later renamed Norm), co-starring Laurie Metcalf, Artie Lange and Ian Gomez, which ran for three seasons on ABC.

Macdonald became a frequent guest of Conan O’Brien, and has also kept busy with many shows and appearances on Comedy Central, including The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget. In 2011, Comedy Central aired his stand-up special Me Doing Stand-Up and a sports news parody entitled _Sports Show with Norm Macdonald. _

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