Pitchfork Strokes its Beards Over Norm Macdonald’s Me Doing Standup


Why does Pitchfork, a website about indie music, review comedy albums? What makes them, music writers, occasional experts on comedy? Because both come on CDs? How do they choose which comedy albums they review? Why do they italicize movie and album titles but put TV show names in quotes? What do those rating numbers even mean? None of these questions are answered by today’s review (6.5!) of Norm Macdonald’s Me Doing Standup.