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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:03 am | No comments

Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The...

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Scottish actuary Donald MacLeod looks to break world record for most jokes in one hour (Sponsored)

Scottish actuary Donald MacLeod looks to break world record for most jokes in one hour (Sponsored)

By | February 26, 2014 at 8:30 pm | No comments

When Donald MacLeod, Head of Actuarial, joined the team of investment and insurance firm Scottish Friendly, he likely didn’t expect that slinging jokes would be part of the gig. But that’s exactly what’s about to pass. On March 5, MacLeod will hit the stage at the Park Bar...

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Stephen Colbert pays tribute to Harold Ramis (Video)

Stephen Colbert pays tribute to Harold Ramis (Video)

By | February 25, 2014 at 2:12 pm | No comments

Yesterday, the comedy world mourned the loss of celebrated writer, director and actor Harold Ramis. Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert paid tribute to the guy who wrote comedy classics like Animal House, Stripes and Groundhog Day in his own special way. Check it...

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Harold Ramis, writer behind Animal House and Ghostbusters, is dead at 69 (Video)

Harold Ramis, writer behind Animal House and Ghostbusters, is dead at 69 (Video)

By | February 24, 2014 at 1:54 pm | No comments

Harold Ramis, the brain behind such classic comedy films as Groundhog Day, Stripes and one of the most quoted comedies in history, Caddyshack, is dead at the age of 69. His wife, Erica Mann, confirmed Ramis died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare...

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Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

By | February 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | No comments

SXSW Comedy 2014 has announced its line-ups for the monster March festival. Rising stars and comedy legends will grace the stages of Austin, TX from March 8 - March 15. Funny or Die will host An Evening with Bill Cosby. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater will bring their...

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Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)

Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm | One comment

Sure it was an excuse to parade out a massive list of A-list celebrities on Jimmy Fallon's inaugural Tonight Show, but that doesn't mean it wasn't hilarious. Last night, a total of 14 famous friends of Fallon stopped by to pay off a $100 debt each. The reason? These doubters...

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You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

By | February 17, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Judging by its $130 million box office take so far, there’s a good chance you’ve already peeped The Lego Movie in theaters. Well, here’s another piece of joy: outtakes! Check it out below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every...

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Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

By | February 17, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Comedian Janeane Garofalo will headline a charity show on March 5 to help raise funds for up-and-coming comedian Liza Dye, who was struck by a subway train in New York. The Upright Citizens Brigade theater, where Dye regularly performs, hosted a benefit on Saturday, where...

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10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

By | February 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | No comments

Compiled by Orli Matlow Merry President’s Day! In honor of George’s Washington’s birthday, Laughspin has compiled the best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches. Though SNL is a longstanding American institution, it unfortunately wasn’t around in 1776 so we...

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