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Watch Garfunkel and Oates sing “Save the Rich,” an Occupy Wall Street tribute

Watch Garfunkel and Oates sing “Save the Rich,” an Occupy Wall Street tribute

By | November 11, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments

It’s hard to believe the Occupy Wall Street movement is almost two months old now (aww, it’s growing up so fast!). And I’m sure we’ve all heard these slogans about “This is what democracy looks like” and “We are the 99 percent,” but let me ask you this: who has...

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Listen to Tina Fey narrate NPR’s “The Hidden World of Girls”

Listen to Tina Fey narrate NPR’s “The Hidden World of Girls”

By | November 8, 2011 at 2:33 pm | No comments

I’m on board with 99 percent of the things Tina Fey does-- even films like Baby Mama. I love her work that much. Her newest project, though, deviates in a pretty big way from the silly comedy world of 30 Rock and Mean Girls. The writer and actress narrated two specials for...

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Comedian Drew Hastings runs for mayor of Ohio town: “America is going to hell,” he says

Comedian Drew Hastings runs for mayor of Ohio town: “America is going to hell,” he says

By | November 7, 2011 at 3:49 pm | No comments

UPDATE -- Nov. 8, 11 pm ET: Drew Hastings won the election tonight! With the 2012 presidential election only a year away - I know, it's terrifying - there are a lot of stories floating around in the ether about candidates, campaigns, and Herman Cain. As should be the...

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The Laughspin interview with Pablo Francisco

The Laughspin interview with Pablo Francisco

By | November 4, 2011 at 5:56 pm | No comments

If there are such things as rock star comedians, Pablo Francisco is one of the gang. The brilliant voice artist, impressionist and joke-slinger owns a stand-up stage the way Mick Jagger has owned stages for decades. There are few comics more animated, more full of energy than...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon as Justin Bieber sing “It’s Not My Baby”

Watch Jimmy Fallon as Justin Bieber sing “It’s Not My Baby”

By | November 3, 2011 at 12:07 pm | No comments

I absolutely love Justin Bieber, so I was super bummed to learn of the recent allegations that the Biebs has fathered a child. But it’s also great news for comics, who have found Bieber to be particularly ripe for parody. So I can’t say I was surprised to see Jimmy Fallon...

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Fox orders new episodes of Bob’s Burgers

Fox orders new episodes of Bob’s Burgers

By | October 31, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments

Fox’s Sunday night has long become the big animation night on TV, thanks to some cartoon juggernauts like The Simpsons and Family Guy. They added Bob’s Burgers to the docket at the beginning of this year, and, fortunately for burger fans nationwide, the network just...

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Laughspin’s 10 favorite comedy-carved Halloween pumpkins

Laughspin’s 10 favorite comedy-carved Halloween pumpkins

By | October 28, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments

Halloween will be upon us on Monday, and you know what that means: only a few more days until stores start decorating for Christmas. Hooray! It’s never too early to start shopping, at least according to Walmart. But it also means people are also carving pumpkins. Amazing...

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Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

By | October 28, 2011 at 11:31 am | No comments

As you may recall, comedian Mike DeStefano passed away this past March due to a heart attack. Left mostly unknown was his recently completed one-man show, Drugs, Disease, and Death: A Comedy, an emotional albeit highly entertaining piece that was only seen five...

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No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

By | October 25, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments

When an international conflict – like, say, the Israel-Palestinian conflict – is extremely politically and religiously charged, what’s a leader to do? How does a leader even begin going about trying to solve a conflict like that? Here’s the answer. Two words: George...

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