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Jim Norton

For two years, Norton was a regular on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and he was selected to be among the final twenty contestants for the second season of Last Comic Standing, but had to back out due to contractual obligations.

Norton's first half-hour HBO stand-up special aired on October 21, 2005, as part of the HBO Stand-up Series One Night Stand. In the spring of 2007, Norton filmed his second HBO stand-up special which aired live on October 13, 2007. In 2006, Norton landed the role of Rich on the HBO series Lucky Louie. Rich is a foul-mouthed, perverted, "ill-informed", straight shooting character who lives with his mother and deals pot to high schoolers for a living, departing from the traditionally tamer sitcom model of a supporting character.

In June 2008, Norton appeared in several episodes of The Gong Show with Dave Attell as one of the celebrity judges. Since mid-2007, Norton has been a regular guest on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld on the Fox News Channel. On June 21, 2010, Norton guest-hosted Red Eye. Norton has also appeared regularly as a correspondent for The Jay Leno Show as Jim Norton: The Uninvited Guest.[14] Starting in 2010, Norton began appearing in Louis CK's FX sitcom, Louie.


James Joseph "Jim" Norton, Jr. (born July 19, 1968) is an American comedian, radio personality, author, and actor. He is the co-host of the Opie with Jim Norton show with Gregg Hughes, which airs on Sirius XM Radio and was previously the third mic on The Opie & Anthony Show. Norton has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. He has filmed a HBO stand-up special for the series One Night Stand as well as his special "Monster Rain", co-starred in the short-lived HBO sitcom Lucky Louie, and had cameos in the films Spider-Man, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and Courting Condi.

Norton hosted a four-episode stand-up showcase for HBO titled Down and Dirty with Jim Norton and appeared on The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget. He was also in Jerry Seinfeld's 2002 documentary Comedian. Norton was a regular guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.


Jim drove a forklift at a warehouse, while at night he would go to open mic nights.
Jim went into rehab at the age of 18, for alcohol and drug abuse.
Jim attempted suicide when was 18, by cutting his wrist. He says it wasn't a real suicide attempt, but more of a an attention seeking action.
Jim often talks about a dream he had as a child involving the members of the band KISS beating him up, throwing him down stairs, and then comforting him afterwards.
In his October 2007 HBO special, Norton told a joke about America's poker craze in which he admitted that he was a recovering alcoholic and addict.
Jim has mentioned many times that he completed rehab at age eighteen and has been sober since.

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Pornography
The 'N' word

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