As The Hollywood Reporter revealed on May 12, 2022, Norm Macdonald fans are in for an unexpected treat thanks to his longtime producing partner Lori Jo Hoekstra and Netflix. On May 30th, the streamer will present an hour-long, never-before-seen stand-up set entitled “Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special,” which the titular comedian filmed in his living room during the summer of 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic and literally in the The night before a procedure he wanted to get this on tape just in case, as he put it, things go wrong,” Hoekstra revealed.
“Last August and September he got sicker and he remembered filming that and asked me to find it so he could look at it,” she adds, noting that Macdonald actually got a chance to do it to see before his death and the It is a unique piece of comedy material. THR notes that Nothing Special will include moments from Netflix Is A Joke Fest with Adam Sandler, Molly Shannon, Dave Chappelle, Conan O’Brien, David Letterman and David Spade talking about Macdonald.
“He worked so hard and it would have really bothered him to have done all that work and not be able to show everyone. He did it for the stand-up. I just hope people appreciate that he did that,” concludes Hoekstra. It goes without saying that Norm Macdonald’s countless fans greatly appreciate his efforts and can’t wait to see Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special when it comes out.