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The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

By | November 13, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments

There's only one man who can generate 16 hours of humorous, insightful and intelligent audio read by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Dick Cavett, Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, Sarah Vowell, Brooke Shields, Scott Adsit, Robin Goldwasser, Jonathan Coulton, John Roderick and Rachel Maddow. His...

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Danny Pudi opens up about Dan Harmon, new season of ‘Community’ (Laughspin Interview)

Danny Pudi opens up about Dan Harmon, new season of ‘Community’ (Laughspin Interview)

By | October 21, 2012 at 2:43 pm | No comments

In lieu of the standard interview intro, this one's going to start out with a big fat editor's note from me, Dylan Gadino. Our writer, Carrie Andersen conducted this chat with Danny in late September, a few weeks before Community was set to debut its fourth season on NBC. As I'm...

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Demetri Martin talks new stand-up special, movie projects and more! (Laughspin interview)

Demetri Martin talks new stand-up special, movie projects and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | October 1, 2012 at 8:34 pm | No comments

As a graduate student, I love having conversations about the creative writing process for usually selfish reasons: I’ll have to write a dissertation in a few years, and want to compile as many potentially beneficial writing strategies as possible. So I was thrilled to once...

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Doug Stanhope talks overpopulation, Scientology, the problem with Twitter and more (Interview)

Doug Stanhope talks overpopulation, Scientology, the problem with Twitter and more (Interview)

By | August 3, 2012 at 11:28 am | 2 comments

At this point, do you really need us to write an intro for this interview? Did you see the headline and giant photo above? Right. Doug Stanhope. If you don't know who he is and what he's done, chances are you're not reading these words right now, anyway It's enough to say this:...

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Russell Crowe will direct Bill Hicks biopic, but who should play Hicks?

Russell Crowe will direct Bill Hicks biopic, but who should play Hicks?

By | July 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 20 comments

In spite of Russell Crowe’s wide array of acting jobs over the years, he will always be Maximus the vengeful gladiator to me (I know, it was over 10 years ago, but he was such a BAMF!). Reading this morning that the erstwhile warrior would be directing a Bill Hicks biopic,...

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The Laughspin interview with Bobcat Goldthwait

The Laughspin interview with Bobcat Goldthwait

By | June 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | One comment

Writing about comedy is, unfortunately, not my day gig. I spend most of my time as a graduate student in American Studies, trying to parse the weird idiosyncrasies of our culture and politics and learn more about what makes our nation tick. So films like comic Renaissance man...

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Madonna will guest star on Childrens Hospital, says Rob Corddry

Madonna will guest star on Childrens Hospital, says Rob Corddry

By | June 4, 2012 at 1:07 am | One comment

Ever watch the run of an entire TV series in one sitting? With no breaks? Take it from me: it’s only possible if you’re watching a well-crafted, amusing show. I wouldn’t recommend binging on Toddlers & Tiaras, for example. Or Breaking Bad. Too much and you’ll...

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The better-late-than-never Laughspin interview with Danny Pudi

The better-late-than-never Laughspin interview with Danny Pudi

By | May 24, 2012 at 1:48 pm | One comment

You may have noticed the recent Speed Stick campaign, wherein folks were encouraged to tweet #HandleIt and describe a sticky situation they were forced to, um, handle. You may have also noticed Community star Danny Pudi was the comedic voice and face behind the campaign. Well,...

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Catching up with David Wain at the Off-Centered Film Festival in Austin

Catching up with David Wain at the Off-Centered Film Festival in Austin

By | April 27, 2012 at 11:37 am | No comments

Austin is fast becoming a booming comedy town, boasting festivals like South by Southwest and this week’s Moontower Comedy Festival. But the city also plays home to some incredible film festivals that are especially appealing to comedy nerd audiences, like the Fifth Annual...

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