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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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Golden Girls Legos happening, probably (Photo Gallery)

Golden Girls Legos happening, probably (Photo Gallery)

By | April 8, 2015 at 5:07 pm | No comments

If the Lego Movie taught us one thing it’s to embrace your individuality, break from the mold (and the Krazy Glue) and to tell your dad where he can go, what with his sociopathic structured playtime with a child’s toy. That movie sure has benefited my Lego prowess while...

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UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

By | April 7, 2015 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments

Update: April 8 -- Now, Trevor Noah and Russell Peters are both playing off the comments as if it was just some sort of prank. Because what's funnier than one comedian calling another comedian a joke thief? We're not buying it. See Noah and Peter's interaction below: For...

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Hannibal Buress calls heckler ‘social terrorist’ (Video)

Hannibal Buress calls heckler ‘social terrorist’ (Video)

By | March 31, 2015 at 9:57 am | No comments

Fresh off his stellar performance last night at Comedy Central’s Roast of Justin Bieber, Hannibal Buress released a video wherein he artfully and hilariously shuts down a heckler during his March 26 show at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. It seems there was an...

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Lena Dunham’s New Yorker ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?’ quiz isn’t anti-Semitic, it’s just not funny

Lena Dunham’s New Yorker ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?’ quiz isn’t anti-Semitic, it’s just not funny

By | March 30, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments

In an effort to appeal to readers under the age of 106 and to make Passover cool, The New Yorker enlisted the help of Lena Dunham, the 28-year-old writer, actress, author, director, producer, Jewish human and hipster goddess who has found massive success since the debut of Girls...

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Ralphie May talks growing up poor, Sam Kinison and respect on The Laughspin Podcast (Audio)

Ralphie May talks growing up poor, Sam Kinison and respect on The Laughspin Podcast (Audio)

By | March 18, 2015 at 12:14 pm | One comment

With seven stand-up comedy specials under his belt and the ability to sell out theaters across the country, Ralphie May is one of the most prolific comedians of our time. He’s only 43 and already has 25 years in the business. His latest special Unruly is now streaming on...

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Bo Burnham, Brian Posehn at Gilda’s LaughFest deliver from opposite ends of the spectrum

Bo Burnham, Brian Posehn at Gilda’s LaughFest deliver from opposite ends of the spectrum

By | March 16, 2015 at 10:03 am | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- By Saturday night's end here at Gilda's LaughFest I was happily bathed in classically executed musical comedy theatrics set inside a gorgeous 1,500-seat venue and alternatively a persistent stream of dick-and-fart jokes delivered from a stage housed in a gritty,...

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