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Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

By | February 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments

On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could...

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Joel McHale says White House Correspondents Association performance will be ‘equally offensive’ as Congress

Joel McHale says White House Correspondents Association performance will be ‘equally offensive’ as Congress

By | February 14, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

The White House Correspondents Association announced today that Joel McHale, star of Community on NBC and host of The Soup on E!, will be the featured entertainer at this year’s correspondents dinner. In case you’re not aware, this is the night a bunch of politicians make...

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Will Ferrell’s production company starts division for female comedies, but does the label help or hurt?

Will Ferrell’s production company starts division for female comedies, but does the label help or hurt?

By | February 12, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments

News surfaced today that Gary Sanchez Productions – that’s Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy – will establish a production division in charge of developing female-centic movies. The new arm of the wildly successful company will be lead by Jessica Elbaum, who’s...

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Xbox is creating a comedy series about hip-hop legend Nas

Xbox is creating a comedy series about hip-hop legend Nas

By | February 12, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments

When you think of Xbox, you likely think of Grand Theft Auto or Splinter Cell or Halo. You probably don’t think about Xbox Entertainment Studios, which was launched in 2012 for the express purpose of developing original content to be viewed on your television. Its latest...

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Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

By | February 12, 2014 at 10:03 am | No comments

The friendship between Jack Black and Tim Robbins goes back a long way— further back, even, than the JB and Kyle Gass partnership that blossomed into Tenacious D. One of Black’s first showbiz jobs was in 1989 when he worked on Robbins’ religious satire Carnage in...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

By | February 7, 2014 at 3:11 pm | No comments

Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you...

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Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

By | February 7, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Though seven years have past since she left her post at ABC’s chat fest The View, Rosie O’Donnell has proven she was and still is a valuable asset to daytime television. Dressed in black and looking sleek she took a seat on set today in the middle of the show’s hosts...

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Bill Burr is on Justin Bieber’s side, feels bad for Richard Sherman, loves getting drunk (Video)

Bill Burr is on Justin Bieber’s side, feels bad for Richard Sherman, loves getting drunk (Video)

By | January 31, 2014 at 10:40 am | One comment

During another amazing appearance on Conan, comedian Bill Burr made his support for Justin Bieber official. If you didn't know, the Biebs is under a little scrutiny as of late, having been arrested for DUI in Miami after a night of partying with his father. "I have no problem...

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Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

By | January 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments

SAN FRANCISCO – In the end, the audience at Cobb’s Comedy Club gleefully selected the understated, absurdist humor of Brent Weinbach as the winner of Iron Comic last night. So, what does that mean, exactly? Well, for one, it means Weinbach has skills well beyond slinging...

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