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Sesame Street releases hilarious parody of Lord of the Rings starring Cookie Monster (Video)

Sesame Street releases hilarious parody of Lord of the Rings starring Cookie Monster (Video)

By | December 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm | No comments

Just four days before the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (yes, I already bought my ticket), the brilliant folks at Sesame Street dropped a parody of the impossibly popular Lord of the Rings franchise. In its version there are lessons to be learned, of course, but...

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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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The Daily Show’s Jason Jones hilariously live tweets visit to Santa with kids

The Daily Show’s Jason Jones hilariously live tweets visit to Santa with kids

By | December 8, 2013 at 3:48 pm | No comments

Comedy stars-- they're just like us! They wait on line for Santa not because they want to, but because they love their kids. And this made my Sunday a bit less frigid and dark. Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones decided to live tweet his visit to Santa with his three kids....

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Comedian Kyle Dunnigan talks about his Christmas album (Exclusive preview)

Comedian Kyle Dunnigan talks about his Christmas album (Exclusive preview)

By | December 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm | No comments

For most of the world’s Christian population – practicing or otherwise – Christmas is an incredibly exciting time of the year. It’s a time for family and friends to come together and celebrate what’s right with the world. And it’s a time to spend a bunch of money you...

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Last Man Standing tackles the spanking issue (Exclusive preview)

Last Man Standing tackles the spanking issue (Exclusive preview)

By | December 5, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments

To spank or not to spank—that is the question on many parents’ minds in these ever-changing and progressive times. Back in the day, if parents didn’t smack their child every now and again (when he or she deserved it, of course) most parents judged them harshly. These days,...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 81: Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Will Ferrell

Laughspin Podcast, episode 81: Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Will Ferrell

By | December 5, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

In this new, rolicking episode of The Laughspin Podcast (subscribe on iTunes!), Mike and I talk about how awesome Dave Attell is, the amazing new deal Louis C.K. just scored, how overwhelmed we are with Ron Burgundy, Amy Schumer’s new very sexy theater tour and much more. Oh,...

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Comedian Theo Von: Brad Pitt is made of vaginas and diamonds (Video)

Comedian Theo Von: Brad Pitt is made of vaginas and diamonds (Video)

By | December 3, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments

Whether you're a fan or not, you'd have to admit Brad Pitt is a force-- more than human, even. Try as you might to act cool, if you ever met Mr. Angelina Jolie in person, chances are you'd poop your pants, figuratively speaking, or course. Well, comedian Theo Von recently had a...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 80: Mike Birbiglia interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 80: Mike Birbiglia interview

By | December 3, 2013 at 10:31 am | No comments

On a brand new special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I chat with comedian Mike Birbiglia, who has just released a new CD, DVD and digital download called My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. If the title sounds familiar, it's because this impeccable mix of straight-up stand-up and...

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Comedian Iliza Shlesinger on bridge trolls, going naked and confidence (Laughspin interview)

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger on bridge trolls, going naked and confidence (Laughspin interview)

By | December 2, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments

Winning Last Comic Standing is a blessing and a curse. The blessing, of course, is that as a comedian you’ve scored a tremendous amount of face time on prime time network television. The curse comes in the form of outside pressure to go on and prove you’re not just a flash...

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