Which is a lot." We're at the Olive Tree Café—at which comedians performing below eat for free—and he's delicately dabbing the corner of his chicken oh-so-precisely in a cup of mustard.After a while, one realizes it's this kind of rigorous self-discipline that has defined the various contours of his personality, his work, and—because his career is built on analyzing himself and then talking about it—his entire life. "It's messed me up, really, just through social networking, talking to women," he says. This one girl I met on an app, we were talking a lot, and she never got back to me when I asked for her number.
So I'm a comedian first."—and that is where most of his fans know him from—are familiar with his most personal quirks, whether that be his history with prostitutes or his weird obsession with taking pictures with celebrities.
At the first commercial break he will devour the food, shoveling it down before they go back on the air; but for now he ignores it.
"We're all like, 'Can Coughlin still run the Giants? They're fucking is Anthony Cumia, who was fired in 2014 after a racist Twitter tirade against a black woman who had allegedly assaulted him for taking pictures of her in Times Square. And I will not, in the divorce, say that I'm going to live with one or the other.
One staffer hovers with a camera and tripod, snapping atmospheric photos that are instantly integrated into various social media presences. And it should be; these guys have been doing radio together for nearly two decades.
Norton is perched on his chair, leaning into a puffy mic, as his assistant puts coffee and an egg-white omelet in front of him.