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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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Will Ferrell will host Saturday Night Live on May 12, so let’s watch some videos!

Will Ferrell will host Saturday Night Live on May 12, so let’s watch some videos!

By | April 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Yes! Will Ferrel will be returning to NBC late-night to host Saturday Night Live on May 12, with musical guest, Usher. We always love it when alumni come back to visit their old stomping grounds, and even more so when we get to see a hilarious monologue upfront. Might his...

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Adam McKay may remake Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier’s 1974 comedy ‘Uptown Saturday Night’

Adam McKay may remake Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier’s 1974 comedy ‘Uptown Saturday Night’

By | April 27, 2012 at 11:46 am | One comment

It looks like Adam McKay will be even busier in the coming year. After announcing that Anchorman 2 is a go -- set for a 2014 release -- The Other Guys director will possibly direct a remake to the 1974 comedy, Uptown Saturday Night. The original starred Bill Cosby and Sidney...

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Ray Romano, Marc Maron and more to perform for government watchdog charity

Ray Romano, Marc Maron and more to perform for government watchdog charity

By | April 26, 2012 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Come on out to laugh for the EveryMan… well, at least if you're going to be in the Beverly Hills area this Sunday. The consumer advocacy organization Public Citizen is holding its annual 'Stand Up For Main Street' benefit. According to its website, "the Washington D.C.-based...

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Despite appeal, comedian Adel Imam sentenced to jail for blasphemy

Despite appeal, comedian Adel Imam sentenced to jail for blasphemy

By | April 25, 2012 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Sometimes we forget how lucky we are in the United States to have a (nearly) unrestricted freedom of speech. This week, Egyptian court upheld a conviction against Adel Imam (he was originally tried in February but appealed), one of the leading comedy actors of the Arab world....

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