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The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

By | October 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments

Pete Holmes is not just a stand-up comic, but an all-encompassing comedian. Not only have you seen him perform stand-up on Comedy Central and Conan, but you've likely seen his digital shorts like Kid Farm or his Batman sketches (see below). Or you've seen shows he's written for...

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Keith Malley of Keith and the Girl releases 10th comedy album

Keith Malley of Keith and the Girl releases 10th comedy album

By | October 23, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 5 comments

Keith Malley is not your typical stand-up comedian. He does not grind it out at open mikes nor does he cut his teeth every weekend on the road. He does wax hilarious five days a week for over an hour on his long-running podcast, Keith and the Girl. In an interview with...

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Triumph the Insult Dog trounces the Great American Beer Festival for Conan O’Brien (Video)

Triumph the Insult Dog trounces the Great American Beer Festival for Conan O’Brien (Video)

By | October 23, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments

Our favorite loud-mouthed puppet, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, went on the road for Conan recently and attended The Great American Beer Festival to demean as many independent beer craftsmen (and craftswomen) he could. Held in Denver, the festival features domestic brewers...

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Dan St. Germain teams up with New Girl stars for new Fox series

Dan St. Germain teams up with New Girl stars for new Fox series

By | October 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | No comments

New York-based stand-up comedian Dan St. Germain is set to write and star in an new comedy series at Fox. After starring in several hilarious and successful digital shorts and creating his own Web series, Kicking Dan Out, he's teaming up with New Girl's Jake Johnson and Max...

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Sarah Silverman releases failed NBC pilot Sarah 313 (Video)

Sarah Silverman releases failed NBC pilot Sarah 313 (Video)

By | October 22, 2013 at 3:09 pm | One comment

Were you sad to hear that the Sarah Silverman pilot for NBC wasn't picked up? So were we. The pilot show, called Susan 313, follows a painfully-optimistic Sarah after a failed relationship moving back into her old apartment. The episode featured comedic talents Harris Wittels...

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Will Ferrell is a horny Boba Fett in a deleted scene from The Internship (Video)

Will Ferrell is a horny Boba Fett in a deleted scene from The Internship (Video)

By | October 22, 2013 at 11:29 am | No comments

As usual, Mark Twain Prize-winning comedian Will Ferrell delivers another gut-busting funny performance in a newly-released deleted scene from the summer comedy, The Internship. The film stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as Billy and Nick (respectively) who land internships at...

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Tom Green’s AMA on Reddit reveals the origins of planking, truth about parent pranks

Tom Green’s AMA on Reddit reveals the origins of planking, truth about parent pranks

By | October 21, 2013 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Tom Green was one of the silliest men working in television during the late 90s. Starting on a public access station in Canada, Green found mainstream success when his public access variety show was bought by The Comedy Network in 1997 before moving to the American MTV station...

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Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | October 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm | No comments

The legendary Carol Burnett received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night. The host of the long-running variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, travelled to Washington where she was tributed by large names in modern comedy: Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short,...

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Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

By | October 21, 2013 at 10:46 am | No comments

Comedienne Tig Notaro has had ups and downs over the past two years. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in July 2012 and had a double mastectomy. She then bounced back and had a stellar year with her inspiring album Live and writing gig on Inside Amy Schumer. Notaro...

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