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Tom Cotter proves comedy is alive and loved as he advances on America’s Got Talent (Video)

Tom Cotter proves comedy is alive and loved as he advances on America’s Got Talent (Video)

By | August 30, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments

It's hard out there for a comic-- at least on NBC's talent show, America's Got Talent. On a show with sword swallowers and child opera singers, comedians, historically do not last long. (Melissa Villasenor made the semi-finals last year; Doogie Horner & Chips Cooney were only...

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Best Week Ever is back: Which comedians do you want to see?

Best Week Ever is back: Which comedians do you want to see?

By | August 4, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 9 comments

It is the best week ever…because VH1 announced that the hit series Best Week Ever is returning after a three years off air. The show will return to anchor Friday nights on the nostalgic network's new line-up. The trailblazing talking head show featured pop culture icons,...

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

By | July 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments

Depending how old you are, you may know comedian Kevin Nealon from something different. You may remember him from his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. You may know him from his 12 year stint on Saturday Night Live. Younger folks recognize him from his principal...

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Walter Latham: I am the King of Urban Comedy (Interview)

Walter Latham: I am the King of Urban Comedy (Interview)

By | July 2, 2012 at 10:28 am | 3 comments

If you don't know the name Walter Latham, you surely know his phenomenal work. His producing resume includes The Original Kings of Comedy, Queens of Comedy, Martin Lawerence's Runteldat, Chris Rock's Bring the Pain, and P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy. The Brooklyn native was...

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The Laughspin Interview with Gary Gulman

The Laughspin Interview with Gary Gulman

By | June 26, 2012 at 2:55 pm | One comment

Late this year, we'll see an all-new hour special from comedian Gary Gulman. But you need not wait for freshly-released material from the man. His new album No Can Defend is out now, and it's an excellent display of funny. Gulman mesmerizes as he's able to take the smallest of...

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Watch Dan St. Germain in the pilot for ‘Kicking Dan Out’ featuring Christian Finnegan

Watch Dan St. Germain in the pilot for ‘Kicking Dan Out’ featuring Christian Finnegan

By | May 21, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

Ever wonder how to kick out a terrible roommate? Dan St. Germain (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, MTV, VH1, WTF with Marc Maron) can help you out-- he's used to getting kicked out of plenty of apartments! My Damn Channel ordered a pilot from the accomplished stand-up comedian...

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The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

By | May 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm | One comment

Few other comedians have had as much hype behind them in recent years as Hannibal Buress. The thing is, Buress deserves every ounce of it. Over the last few years, we've watched the Chicago-bred comic establish himself as a talented writer -- having completed stints on both...

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Our condolences go out to comedian Ardie Fuqua’s family

Our condolences go out to comedian Ardie Fuqua’s family

By | May 13, 2012 at 4:07 pm | No comments

It's heartbreaking when the comedy community loses a great one. It is equally painful when a member of our circle loses a loved one. We at Laughspin wish to give our condolences to Ardie Fuqua and his family. Fuqua, a veteran comedian, well-respected performer and beloved...

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The Laughspin interview with comedian Jeff Dye, host of MTV’s ‘Money from Strangers’

The Laughspin interview with comedian Jeff Dye, host of MTV’s ‘Money from Strangers’

By | May 7, 2012 at 5:11 pm | One comment

Back in 2006 I was at a summer program for teens where Jeff Dye, then a young comedian, did some motivational speaking for us. Years later he was been a finalist on Last Comic Standing, starred in his own half hour Comedy Central Presents special and appeared several times on...

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