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Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

By | October 25, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Any time bluegrass music is brought up in conversation, most people probably think of the soundtrack from the Coen Brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Yet Funny or Die, as they're known to do, want to change that. Renowned banjoist Noam Pikelny released his album Beat...

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“Search for America’s Newest Comedy Writer” contest launches

“Search for America’s Newest Comedy Writer” contest launches

By | October 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm | No comments

Though Modern Family has flourished in its popularity both critically and commercially, apparently, there's still room for another comedy series dealing with the intricacies of the American family. Many networks have and are continuing to explore different angles -- Mandy Moore...

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Watch Twitter comedy prodigy Shelby Fero conduct terrible interview with David Arquette

Watch Twitter comedy prodigy Shelby Fero conduct terrible interview with David Arquette

By | October 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Here at Laughspin, we bring you the forefront of comedy every day; the proverbial "what's next" in this burgeoning era of comedy. However, the comedians that we write about undoubtedly have an opinion of "what's next" in comedy. Notably, Patton Oswalt and many others have given...

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Patient petitions South Park creators to make Mr. Hankey official rectal cancer spokesperson

Patient petitions South Park creators to make Mr. Hankey official rectal cancer spokesperson

By | October 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | No comments

Behind every cancer awareness foundation, there is attached, usually without fail, a colored ribbon and/or a celebrity ambassador. Well, that's not entirely true as rectal cancer, it seems, has neither spreading the word about its existence. Michelle L. Dobrawsky, diagnosed...

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Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

By | October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm | No comments

It's the onus of comedy at large to question. Right? Naturally, the Occupy Wall Street protests have coincided quite well with that notion questioning the unregulated corporate culture in America. Comedian Lee Camp recently gave a spirited performance for protesters; and he's...

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Late night guests Rickles, Wright, Arnett and Weinbach offer a history of comedy (Videos)

Late night guests Rickles, Wright, Arnett and Weinbach offer a history of comedy (Videos)

By | October 13, 2011 at 11:25 am | No comments

You might have not noticed Tuesday night, but Don Rickles, Steven Wright, Will Arnett, and Brent Weinbach all made appearances throughout the late night talk show circuit. What you might not have noticed is that within the programming of guests across networks that night lies a...

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Jeffrey Ross, Eddie Pepitone, more celebrate National Lampoon Twitter Awards (Videos)

Jeffrey Ross, Eddie Pepitone, more celebrate National Lampoon Twitter Awards (Videos)

By | October 12, 2011 at 12:14 pm | No comments

You might have heard rumor, but it's true: The National Lampoon Twitter Awards were not a joke. Even though Jeffrey Ross said in his acceptance speech, "I want to thank National Lampoon for reminding us that they exist," and Modern Family co-executive producer Danny Zuker...

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Dear Fox: Give “The Simpsons” cast what they deserve

Dear Fox: Give “The Simpsons” cast what they deserve

By | October 7, 2011 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Follow any contract negotiation in the entertainment sector down the proverbial rabbit hole and it all ends up being about one thing: a piece of the pie. In movies, TV, music, sports, and a litany of other things that require some sort of talent management/representation, what...

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Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

By | October 6, 2011 at 5:21 pm | No comments

It's been four years to answer the question: When will Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody make a movie together again? After the undeniable success of their collaboration on Juno, Reitman and Cody have had their own projects of varying success apart from each other, notably Reitman's...

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