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Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

By | July 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | No comments

On Wednesday, July 17, comedian Kevin Bartini and Gotham Comedy Club will present, Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin. Back in October, a group of dedicated George Carlin fans exited a community board meeting victorious when they voted in favor of renaming...

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The Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole

The Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole

By | June 10, 2013 at 10:13 am | No comments

He's been with Conan O'Brien since the talk show host's ill-fated Tonight Show run and now Chicago-bred comedy veteran and Emmy-nominated writer, Deon Cole has his own series. It's called Deon Cole's Black Box and it premieres tonight at 10 pm ET on TBS. The clip show will find...

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Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

By | April 9, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments

The winner of the Best Comedian on Twitter goes to...Rafinha Bastos! Wait, who? Here's the deal:  Bastos is a Brazilian stand-up comedian and television personality south of the Equator. And by the way, Brazil is only slightly smaller than the States, both by population and...

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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: New album, book plans, growing up Christian (Interview)

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: New album, book plans, growing up Christian (Interview)

By | April 8, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Whitest Kids U' Know member Trevor Moore has a music album out. No, it's not a crappy Bruno type of thing. It's an hysterical collection of tracks called, Drunk Texts To Myself, commenting on topics ranging from the Founding Fathers to underage mouthwash drinking. This is...

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Workaholics star Erik Griffin on obsessed fans, politics of comedy, more! (Laughspin interview)

Workaholics star Erik Griffin on obsessed fans, politics of comedy, more! (Laughspin interview)

By | March 20, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments

Many of you know Erik Griffin as the competitive office worker with an open-book marital sex life, Montez Walker, on the hit Comedy Central show, Workaholics. However, you should take some time to get to know him as the talented stand-up performer he's been for the past decade....

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Pollak

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Pollak

By | March 14, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments

Kevin Pollak has accomplished much in his more-than-40-years of performing. He's an accomplished dramatic actor with infamous roles in The Usual Suspects and A Few Good Men. He's a veteran stand-up comedian who thrived in the 80s and early 90s before his acting career took off....

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The Laughspin Interview with comedy podcast pioneers Keith and the Girl

The Laughspin Interview with comedy podcast pioneers Keith and the Girl

By | March 6, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 15 comments

Before iTunes properly introduced the populace to the term “podcast,” Keith Malley and Chemda were broadcasting their thoughts into the ether—and with no help from traditional radio. Since then, their podcast Keith and the Girl, which airs live every day and then uploaded...

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First Jersey City Comedy Festival set to launch this year

First Jersey City Comedy Festival set to launch this year

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:37 am | 4 comments

The Jersey City Comedy Festival is a week-long event with over 75 comedians on 20 different comedy shows…or at least it will be if you help make it happen! Garden State comedian Craig Mahoney is attempting to fund an entire comedy festival using the crowdfunding web site,...

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The Laughspin Interview with Joe Rogan (Part 2)

The Laughspin Interview with Joe Rogan (Part 2)

By | February 6, 2013 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Here is part deux of my interview with stand-up comedian and former Fear Factor host, Joe Rogan. The first part is here. If you’re just joining us, Joe self-released his own special on his website for $5 (go to joerogan.net and watch that now if you haven’t already!)....

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