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Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics

Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics

By | September 2, 2016 at 12:08 am | No comments

Sam Kinison died tragically 24 years ago but his spirit has lived on through newer generations of comedians and, more directly, through the recorded material he's left behind. Comedy Dynamics will continue to stoke Kinison's fiery legacy by releasing an album version of Sam...

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Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin to star in Netflix wrestling comedy GLOW

Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin to star in Netflix wrestling comedy GLOW

By | August 31, 2016 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Netflix along with Orange is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan has snagged Alison Brie, Marc Maron and Betty Gilpin to star in GLOW, a comedy series inspired by the all-female wrestling league of the same name that was popular in the 1980s. GLOW will center on Brie, who will...

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Comedy Central to release Drew Michael album Funny To Death (Audio Preview)

Comedy Central to release Drew Michael album Funny To Death (Audio Preview)

By | August 30, 2016 at 2:56 pm | No comments

We’ve been watching Chicago native Drew Michael rise up the comedy world ranks for years now— and for good reason. Since the release of the Comedians You Should Know album in 2011, wherein he’s one of a handful of comedians featured as part of that Chicago stand-up comedy...

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Larry The Cable Guy: I’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton (UPDATE)

Larry The Cable Guy: I’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton (UPDATE)

By | August 30, 2016 at 1:15 pm | No comments

UPDATE -- 3:05 pm ET: Larry The Cable Guy appeared on SiriusXM, where he recorded an interview for The Raw Report, to further explain the comments he made about Hillary Clinton. The full interview will air Thursday at 3:30pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy SiriusXM 99. Here's what he...

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George Carlin anti-police bit from I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die (AUDIO)

George Carlin anti-police bit from I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die (AUDIO)

By | August 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm | No comments

George Carlin’s new album I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die is set for a Sept. 16 release on CD, vinyl and digital formats. But a previously unreleased track that will be featured on the album was just made available. On the track “Rats and Squealers,” Carlin...

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George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio)

George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio)

By | August 17, 2016 at 11:38 am | No comments

The night before the attacks of 9/11, George Carlin was doing what he did best— harnessing his darkest thoughts and turning them into incisive long-form jokes live on stage. On that particular date Carlin was performing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – part of what would be a...

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Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

By | August 15, 2016 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. "Unfortunately, it hasn't connected with our audience in ways that we need it to," Comedy Central President Kent...

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Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

By | November 9, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments

When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham,...

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What’s happening with Laughspin?

What’s happening with Laughspin?

By | August 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 42 comments

Oh, hey. You may have noticed we haven’t really been updating Laughspin in any consistent or meaningful way since June. Sure, we posted Dana Gould’s brilliant keynote address from the latest installment of the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. But, really, that was about...

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