Netflix unveils stand-up comedy specials: Russell Peters, Joe Rogan, Gabriel Iglesias and more

Netflix unveils stand-up comedy specials: Russell Peters, Joe Rogan, Gabriel Iglesias and more

By | September 22, 2016 at 11:53 am | No comments

Netflix, ever proving their dedication to original stand-up comedy programming, has just announced an impressive slate of upcoming comedy specials, including international comedy giants like Russell Peters and Gabriel Iglesias alongside newer talents like Michael Che and Reggie...

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John Leguizamo goes dark in Perros (Laughspin Interview)

John Leguizamo goes dark in Perros (Laughspin Interview)

By | September 20, 2016 at 6:05 pm | No comments

There may be no contemporary actor as theatrically flexible as John Leguizamo. Cutting his teeth in the competitive 1980s New York stand-up comedy scene, the Colombian-born actor would eventually thrust himself into a career-defining, award-winning trio of one-man Broadway...

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Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)

Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)

By | September 14, 2016 at 2:58 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide...

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Doug Stanhope Seeso comedy special, co-produced by Johnny Depp (Watch a preview)

Doug Stanhope Seeso comedy special, co-produced by Johnny Depp (Watch a preview)

By | September 12, 2016 at 11:17 am | No comments

Check out this just-released clip of Doug Stanhope's new Johnny Depp-produced stand-up special, No Place Like Home slated to premiere September 15 on the online streaming comedy channel Seeso. Seeso is promoting the special with the advertising caveat, “Warning: Not...

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Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

By | September 9, 2016 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone...

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Leslie Jones celebrates birthday, returns to Twitter after hack, says ‘thanks to my fans and friends!’

Leslie Jones celebrates birthday, returns to Twitter after hack, says ‘thanks to my fans and friends!’

By | September 9, 2016 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna tweet? Well, you can tweet Leslie Jones again, because the Ghostbusters star is back on social media. The Saturday Night Live favorite disappeared from Twitter and Snapchat following a website hack -- currently under...

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Comedian Jeannette Rizzi to star in special ‘Blindsided’ performance, proceeds going to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi to star in special ‘Blindsided’ performance, proceeds going to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

By | September 7, 2016 at 12:19 pm | No comments

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi will star in a special performance of her solo show Blindsided at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Hollywood Improv. Tickets ($25 each) are now available on the Improv’s website with all proceeds going to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. As...

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Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection to be released by Comedy Central

Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection to be released by Comedy Central

By | September 6, 2016 at 3:47 pm | No comments

Mitch Hedberg’s entire body of previously recorded work will be available on Nov. 4 through Comedy Central Records as a limited edition box set. Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection, executive produced by Hedberg’s wife, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, will include 12-inch...

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Katt Williams kidnapping, assault lawsuit dismissed

Katt Williams kidnapping, assault lawsuit dismissed

By | September 3, 2016 at 10:57 pm | No comments

News broke late last week that Katt Williams was slammed with another lawsuit, this time for $3 million for an alleged “gang-style” assault on a female comedian and kidnapping her when she tried to escape. TMZ reported the shocking claims from Williams’ former tour...

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