Norm Macdonald: Eddie Murphy Was To Be Cosby In Celebrity Jeopardy!

Norm Macdonald turned storyteller on Twitter tonight, sharing his experience of being involved with Sunday's Saturday Night Live 40th-anniversary episode and revealing that "Celebrity Jeopardy!" sketch writers originally called for Eddie Murphy to play Bill Cosby—but that the Norbit star begged off at the last… » 2/18/15 10:08pm 2/18/15 10:08pm

A New York Times Story About Georgetown-FGCU Required Some Great…

Is there anything better than an assiduous Times correction notice? Everyone is writing quickly during the tournament, but this one could have used another pass, if only to catch the Eddie Murphy thing. After all... » 3/23/13 10:16pm 3/23/13 10:16pm

The Eddie Murphy You Love Is Dead

While suffering through this year's Oscars—ha ha, Billy Crystal kissed George Clooney, ha ha—it was hard not to think, "Geez, if Brett Ratner had kept his mouth shut, none of this would have happened and Eddie Murphy could have been the host." Indeed, the news last year that Murphy had agreed to host February's… » 3/09/12 1:45pm 3/09/12 1:45pm