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Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?

Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?

By | August 15, 2014 at 1:53 pm | One comment

News broke late yesterday that comedian Mike Birbiglia landed a recurring role on Orange is the New Black, the original Netflix dramedy – “comedy” if you’re submitting it for Emmy consideration – that has been universally heralded by critics as one of the best shows in...

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Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!

Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!

By | August 14, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 87 comments

After 13 emotional and action packed episodes of Last Comic Standing, comedians Lachlan Patterson, Rod Man and Nikki Carr were left to battle it out for the title of Last Comic Standing, $250,000, an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted development deal with Universal...

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Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

By | August 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments

After emphatically stating that nearly 2,000 Palestinian civilians "deserved to die" during Israeli-led attacks in the Gaza Strip, Joan Rivers is backtracking and blaming the media for taking her words out of context. Rivers' rant began when a TMZ reporter asked her opinion on...

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Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

By | August 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments

Marlon Wayans, host of TBS series Funniest Wins, poked fun at Australian singer Delta Goodrem last night at Beyonce and Jay Z's "On the Run" tour stop at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Snapping a photo of himself looking confused and a little frightened, he posted on Instagram...

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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 18 comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb trailer released

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb trailer released

By | July 30, 2014 at 11:27 am | No comments

Since the first Night at the Museum movie hit theaters in 2006, the franchise has made nearly $1 billion at the box office worldwide; that, of course includes the 2009 installment Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. So it's no surprise the third movie -- Secret of...

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Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

By | July 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm | No comments

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing. We chatted inside Apatow’s trailer on Staten Island, where...

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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog will insult you on video– and for a worthy cause (Contest)

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog will insult you on video– and for a worthy cause (Contest)

By | July 25, 2014 at 1:39 pm | One comment

There’s been handful of truly great insult comedians throughout the history of comedy-- Don Rickles, Lisa Lampanelli, Jeff Ross come to mind. But no one but Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has mastered the art of the insult (while being a rubber canine) the way Triumph has. And...

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‘My Man is a Loser’ star Bryan Callen live Twitter chat with Laughspin 4 pm EST today!

‘My Man is a Loser’ star Bryan Callen live Twitter chat with Laughspin 4 pm EST today!

By | July 24, 2014 at 2:07 pm | No comments

My Man is a Loser, starring John Stamos, Bryan Callen, Michael Rapaport and Tika Sumpter hits theaters and will be available on Video on Demand services tomorrow, July 25! And to celebrate, Laughspin (that's us) will be hosting a live Twitter chat with Bryan Callen.  You likely...

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