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Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards interview: What if black comedians didn’t talk about race? (Exclusive video)

Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards interview: What if black comedians didn’t talk about race? (Exclusive video)

By | May 8, 2014 at 11:24 am | 2 comments

Bill Cosby will be honored tonight with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards when it airs on NBC at 9 pm ET. But the filming of the awards show went down in New York on April 26, and Laughspin was there to see it. Perhaps more importantly...

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Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival

Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival

By | May 7, 2014 at 11:45 am | No comments

Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, Don Rickles and many more huge names in comedy will headline the 32ns annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The festival just released, in part, the following information: The 32nd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival,...

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Will Ferrell’s hilarious prom photo on Reddit goes viral

Will Ferrell’s hilarious prom photo on Reddit goes viral

By | May 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Will Ferrell, the star of the Anchorman franchise and seemingly countless other box office hit comedies, wasn't always, the famous megastar he is today. But, as it turns out, he was always a goofball. And the evidence is in this high school prom photo of Ferrell and his date,...

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Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

By | May 6, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments

Jason Jones and Samantha Bee might be the most adorable married couple in comedy (Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann might be a close second)-- not to mention they're both stellar on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as two of the more veteran correspondents. We recently had the chance...

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Rape joke culture explored by comedian J-L Cauvin at Rape Joke Survivors Group Therapy (Video)

Rape joke culture explored by comedian J-L Cauvin at Rape Joke Survivors Group Therapy (Video)

By | April 30, 2014 at 11:41 am | No comments

Comedian, prolific original video producer and self-proclaimed bridge burner J-L Cauvin has unleashed his latest project on YouTube— this time addressing the always hot-button issue of rape jokes. Set in a Rape Joke Survivors Group Therapy session, Cauvin plays the quiet Karl...

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Todd Barry, Judah Friedlander, Ari Shaffir, more perform All Things Comedy first NYC live comedy show– get the details!

Todd Barry, Judah Friedlander, Ari Shaffir, more perform All Things Comedy first NYC live comedy show– get the details!

By | April 29, 2014 at 2:52 pm | No comments

All Things Comedy, the podcast and video network/comedian community founded by Al Madrigal and Bill Burr are presenting their first ever live comedy show in New York this tomorrow-- that's Weds, April 30 at The Stand. Judah Friedlander, Ted Alexandro, Dan St. Germain, Todd Barry...

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Louis C.K.’s public school Twitter rant against Common Core State Standards Initiative

Louis C.K.’s public school Twitter rant against Common Core State Standards Initiative

By | April 28, 2014 at 10:59 pm | No comments

Louis C.K. spent some time on Twitter today railing against standardized testing in public schools, specifically addressing the Common Core State Standards Initiative. [View the story "Louis C.K.'s Public Education Twitter rant" on Storify] Sign up to get funny daily videos...

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Sarah Silverman ‘Masters of Sex’ casting total win!

Sarah Silverman ‘Masters of Sex’ casting total win!

By | April 28, 2014 at 3:39 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman will join the cast of Showtime’s critically-acclaimed series Masters of Sex, the network announced moments ago. The one-hour drama stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, who play William Masters and Virginia Johnson, who both pioneered the science of human...

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Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che joins The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central

Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che joins The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central

By | April 28, 2014 at 2:38 pm | One comment

Fast-tracked comedy darling Michael Che will literally 'suit up' to join The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in June. The Saturday Night Live writer Che is the second new hire for the Comedy Central fake news show since John Oliver left to launch Last Week Tonight on HBO. UCB alum...

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