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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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Watch two female comedians pitch a sexy sitcom in response to Fox News report

Watch two female comedians pitch a sexy sitcom in response to Fox News report

By | October 21, 2011 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Remember when Fox News put out an astonishingly valid article about how some female comics are funny, and especially since they’re super hot? And how this new landscape of comedy requires women to be sexy if they want any kind of fame? Yeah, totally right. Well, two female...

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Watch Amy Schumer talk “Teen Mom,” babies and more on “Conan”

Watch Amy Schumer talk “Teen Mom,” babies and more on “Conan”

By | October 21, 2011 at 4:10 pm | No comments

I know I’ve gotten kind of old (well, old-ish) because some of my friends have started having babies. On purpose. It’s a worrisome trend. But, thankfully, I’m not alone! On Conan last night, Amy Schumer related being similarly thrown off-kilter by her friends becoming...

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Watch Maria Bamford show off all the cool, new books she bought

Watch Maria Bamford show off all the cool, new books she bought

By | October 20, 2011 at 1:12 pm | No comments

I love the explosion of social media and intuitive technology, but one consequential trend really gets my goat. Ever see those videos featuring tweens and teenagers speaking into a webcam about their lives, calling out “haters,” and showing off things they buy? Yeah. Not a...

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