Lance Norris

Lance Norris (born August 9, 1962) is an American actor/writer/director/stand-up comic/critic/mentalist.

Lance Norris
Born (1962-08-09) August 9, 1962

Life and career

Norris was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and attended Emerson College and Whitman College. Norris contributed to morning shows for Boston's WBCN and WZLX. He collected some of his radio scripts as the book Ask A Bitter Man. He was also a consultant for the short-lived Mike O'Malley Show on NBC, and wrote for the Emmy-nominated Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher on Comedy Central and Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update on NBC. He was listed as a Contributing Editor in one issue of the National Lampoon, in 1994. Norris has written a number of plays including 8 Gr8 D8s and JWL and taught acting workshops. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His band, Lance Norris and The Dog Track Gravy, are currently active in the Northeast college and club market.[1] His song "Good Morning" is played every morning at 7:00 on Radio A1A in Key West. The song was also used as the theme music for The Big Mattress on WBCN in Boston in the 90's.

Televised performances

Feature films


  • Meat The Stools (1989)
  • Sophomore Slump (1990)
  • Khaki (1990)
  • Soft as a Grape (1991)
  • The Unplayable Lie (1992)
  • X-mas With The Stools (1994)
  • All of Mao's Good Little Children Sing The Songs of Lance Norris (1995)
  • Draconian Messures (1998)
  • Nine Inch Jails (2000)
  • Samples- A Musical Ouvre-View of The Stools (2004)
  • Untraditionally Handsome (2010)
  • A Case of The Vapors (2012)
  • Music To Fight Teenaged Loitering (2013)
  • Punch Buggy Yellow (2014)
  • Punch Buggy Red (2014)
  • Punch Buggy Green (2014)
  • I'll Snuggle When I'm Dead (2014)
  • Rock Is Dead: Long Live Paper And Scissors (2014)
  • I Just Can't Get Enough of That Minimalism (2015)
  • Duck and Cover (2015)
  • Grandma Was A Dancer (2015)
  • At The Corner of Sheer Narcissism and Crippling Self-Doubt (2015)
  • Work Songs For The 1% (2016)
  • Y'all Outa Here (2016)
  • Proof of Life (2016)
  • Abnctka Roadski (2016)
  • Greatest Hits (Plus 12 New Songs) (2016)
  • Chinese Whisper (2016)
  • Boom Dada Boom (2016)
  • Done A Runner (2016)
  • Forlorn Hope (2016)
  • The Revenge of The Turkracken (2016)
  • Welcome To Trumpmerica (2017)

Collected work

  • Ask A Bitter Man Vol. 1“, 1992, Dutchco Press. ISBN 1-4116-2646-X
  • I've Seen Better Film on the Teeth of Wolverines, 2007. Dutchco Press. ISBN 978-0-615-15938-6
  • The Drunken Tweets of Donald J. Trump Vol 1, 2017, Dutchco Press ISBN 978-1-387-38134-0
  • The Brummagem Screwdriver, 2018, Dutchco Press ISBN 978-1-387-64124-6

See also


  1. Miller, Jay (Apr 5, 2012). "Lance Norris' music satire". Patriot Ledger. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
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