Comedian, New Jersey native and Jay Leno correspondent Jim Norton from "The Opie & Anthony" radio show, "Down and Dirty" and Comedy Central will be performing at The Stress Factory Comedy Club Nov. 3-5 with performances beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday and 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Norton is best known for his unique point of view and outspoken humor. As a comedian, he is currently touring the country performing in front of sold-out crowds both individually and as part of his new venture, The Anti-Social Network. He is a "New York Times" best-selling author, radio personality, and television host. Each day Jim is listened to by millions of devoted fans on the "Opie & Anthony Show" on Sirius/XM Radio, which began over a decade ago in 1999. Jim is a recurring guest on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and frequents the late night talk show circuit as well with credits including "The Late Show with David Letterman," "Jimmy Kimmel Live" E!’s "Chelsea Lately," Fox's "Red Eye," "Hannity," "Joy Behar" and others.
In January of 2011, Jim Norton founded the "Anti-Social Network" concert tour with Bill Burr, Dave Attell and Jim Breuer. In March, 2011, He released a new CD called "Despicable," which has debuted at #2 on the Billboard comedy charts.
Jim’s first book, "Happy Endings; The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch was published in July 2007. It spent several weeks on the bestseller list. This "New York Times" best-seller is a collection of Norton's’s personal journal entries, raunchy sex stories, embarrassing star sightings, and pathetic childhood memories. Norton’s second book, I Hate Your Guts, also became a "New York Times" best-seller upon its release in November 2008.
Jim hosted HBO’s "Down and Dirty" with Jim Norton as well as had a one-hour HBO stand-up show entitled "Monster Rain" and a half-hour special on HBO’s One Night Stand. He also starred in HBO’s Lucky Louie with Louis C.K. as well as in Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn.
Tickets cost $37 and can be purchased at www.stressfactory.com or by calling 732-545-4242. The Stress Factory is located at 90 Church St. in New Brunswick.