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Kevin Pollak signs on for assisted suicide comedy flick

Kevin Pollak signs on for assisted suicide comedy flick

By | July 19, 2011 at 8:35 am | No comments

It's rare that I'm intrigued by a movie just from reading a short description of its plot. But, I have to say, I'm excited to see comedian Kevin Pollak's new dark comedy Chez Upshaw come to fruition. According to Variety, Pollak and actress Illeana Douglas have signed on for...

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Video: What if Captain America was Iranian?

Video: What if Captain America was Iranian?

By | July 18, 2011 at 10:52 pm | No comments

Maybe it's because I don't know how to have fun like the rest of America, but I don't give shit about Captain America the movie. Or Transformers. Or whatever-the-fuck else is playing at the theater where a director has smashed together a bunch of explosions, really attractive...

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Watch Marc Maron on “Real Time with Bill Maher” talk about angrily fu*king Michele Bachmann

Watch Marc Maron on “Real Time with Bill Maher” talk about angrily fu*king Michele Bachmann

By | July 18, 2011 at 10:12 am | No comments

In the unlikely scenario you needed more reason to love Marc Maron, allow me to submit this video of the man's appearance on Real Time With Bill Maher from Friday. The host of super-popular podcast WTF was joined by syndicated sex columnist and author Dan Savage, Dallas...

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Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

By | July 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments

As iconic as he is, Jerry Seinfeld did not have an official presence online until he launched his site JerrySeinfeld.com on May 6. Well, before this past weekend even started, Jerry made another technological leap to the delight of his many fans: he joined Twitter. As of this...

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Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

By | July 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | One comment

Since the season finale of The Office (and Steve Carell's departure) earlier this year, every cast member of the hit NBC show has been disappointingly tight-lipped about what's to come for season eight. Sure, now we know Emmy giant James Spader has been cast as CEO of Sabre,...

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The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres tonight; watch a preview

The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres tonight; watch a preview

By | July 14, 2011 at 5:43 pm | No comments

Dear, comedy nerds. Today is the day you order Showtime, (they're giving $25 cash back when you subscribe) visit a friend who has Showtime or simply tune into the damn cable network because you already have Showtime. Why? Well, because The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres...

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Watch comedian Sheng Weng give an honest tour of Central Park

Watch comedian Sheng Weng give an honest tour of Central Park

By | July 14, 2011 at 3:03 pm | No comments

Summer in New York City -- or, really just about anywhere that has seasons -- can feel like an endurance test. At least it does to me, a guy who spends a lot of time in New York and who would rather lay naked on a full-powered air conditioner unit than even look at a beach. I'll...

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Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

By | July 14, 2011 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Editor's note: When Punchline Magazine became Laughspin.com, we also became a little something more-- and that is, purveyors, of sort, of comedy. In short, Laughspin Records is now a thing. And we're putting out albums from comedians and comedic performers we believe in. Our...

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Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

By | July 13, 2011 at 6:57 pm | No comments

In September, PunchlineMagazine.com would've turned six years old had it not become Laughspin.com first. I'll explain. For close to a year now, we've been revamping, redesigning and rebranding the site I launched, along with graphic designer Bill Bergmann, on Sept. 15,...

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