Bob Saget speaks with Artie Lange 2 months before his death
If you really want to know someone, listen to them talk to someone they love. You hear this when Bob Saget spoke to Artie Lange just two months ago on Artie Lange’s Halfway House podcast.
Saget, a comedian and dad of “Full House” was found dead in his hotel room in Orlando on Sunday. Artie tweeted his feelings:
Bob was so special to me and I’ll be sad about this day forever. Please be kind like Bob always was and consider donating here. It would mean everything to him: https://t.co/8DU8SNfrBJ pic.twitter.com/6fV77YTysy
— Artie Lange (@artiequitter) January 10, 2022
Saget said he was going on tour again and the two remembered their good friend Norm MacDonald who died of leukemia last year. Saget directed Artie and Norm in the movie “Dirty Work” and revealed that he wrote a sequel Norm loved but didn’t live to make it.
“Norm didn’t think he was going to die,” says Saget. “I did not know.”
When asked by Lange why he would write a movie for a man with leukemia, Saget replied, “Nobody knew that and he wanted it like that and I think it was about him being a player in the too. soul with life. “
Devastated. Met Norm in Ottawa when he was in my audience at 17 years old. Been close for decades. We have lost a comedic genius. No other voice in comedy has been as uniquely prolific, brazen, dark, hilarious, and heartfelt. Love you forever, Norm. pic.twitter.com/V44nyouhQN
— bob saget (@bobsaget) September 14, 2021
“I think it’s been the last few weeks, I think he really thought he was going to beat him and we were good to go,” Saget told Lange. “You were going to get a phone call.”
Saget also revealed that he was working on an R-rated version of the movie “Dirty Work” for Norm. He said seven minutes were missing involving a donut scene and a jail scene. Saget was also working on a documentary on comedian Martin Mull.
Saget also spoke of his life.
“I was born in Philly. My dad was a meat manager at Food Fair and Pantry Pride who started out as a butcher. We ended up in Norfolk, Virginia, then moved to Los Angeles until grade 11, then back to Philadelphia. “
“It was not easy for the family. My parents lost four children. Two were born before I was born and did not live. The other was scleroderma and the other was schizophrenic and mentally ill and that is. was difficult, ”he said.
“People ask you how you do an actor,” says Saget. “you just watch your life and you watch my life.”
They also talked about the good old days, his Comedy Central roast and his funeral. It ends with Saget having to cut short but promising to come back.
It’s something to hear an interview with Bob Saget, it’s another thing to be with Bob Saget. Listening to Artie Lange’s interview with Bob Saget, one has the impression of hanging out with him. To listen to Artie Lange’s podcast with Bob Saget, click here.
The views expressed in the above post are solely those of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Steve Trevelise.
You can now listen to Steve Trevelise – On demand! Find out more about famous New Jersey people and what makes the Garden State interesting. Download Steve Trevelise’s show wherever you get podcasts, on our free app, or listen now:
How to get from Monmouth / Ocean to Holland Tunnel without paying a toll
Sometimes even your GPS does not know the way back to certain places.