Of course, he did.

Late comic Norm Macdonald has left audiences an alternative to listening to him inform several extra jokes.

In a tribute to Macdonald for CTV News, his sister-in-law Joyce Napier (the CTV National News Ottawa bureau chief) revealed that he recorded a new hour of material earlier than his loss of life from most cancers in September at age 61.

“It seems Norm left an hour of new material behind, recorded in his condominium in the course of the lockdown,” Napier wrote. “It’ll be a Netflix comedy special quickly. So, now we have that. Which is exactly what Norm needed.”

Napier described how Macdonald’s household and mates from all areas of his life, together with his cat sitter and Bill Murray, gathered collectively earlier this month to rejoice the person who at all times made them snicker.

“It has been eight months since Norm Macdonald quietly left us,” she wrote. “He selected to die privately, his most cancers undisclosed to all however a tiny household circle. In a period when folks write soul-baring essays with a couple of torn rotator cuffs, he saved his situation a secret from nearly everybody – from his mates, from his million-plus Twitter followers, from the huge viewers of followers who today spend the wee hours browsing his discuss present appearances on YouTube.”

“We’d celebrated Norm,” Napier wrote. “It was poignant, it was humorous, it was pretty, and he’s gone.”