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Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments

Doug Stanhope will record his newest stand-up comedy special and album tonight in Portland, OR! From a New Wave Entertainment press release: New Wave Entertainment will record international comedy sensation Doug Stanhope’s new hour-long stand-up special at Portland...

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In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

You've undoubtedly heard the sad news that Roger Ebert, the world's most famous movie critic has died at the age of 70, succumbing to cancer. While we're not going to attempt to write about what a powerful, influential figure Ebert was -- we'll let his hometown newspaper, the...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 44: Jimmy Fallon, Christopher Titus, Conan O’Brien

Laughspin Podcast episode 44: Jimmy Fallon, Christopher Titus, Conan O’Brien

By | April 4, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments

Dylan and Mike deliver great news for fans of Jim Jefferies, W. Kamau Bell, Conan O'Brien and many more and they listen to Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno sing a duet. We also hear clips from Louis C.K. and David Cross, and much more. NOTE: This was recorded right before it was...

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America Ferrera cooks up poor man’s Ecstasy in this exclusive clip from It’s A Disaster (Video)

America Ferrera cooks up poor man’s Ecstasy in this exclusive clip from It’s A Disaster (Video)

By | April 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm | No comments

If you're thinking there's been a dearth of quality comedy flicks in the theaters lately, let us assure you there's hope-- and it comes in the form of a great, ensemble called It's A Disaster. Starring David Cross, Julia Stiles, Erinn Hayes, America Ferrera and more, the action...

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David Letterman confronts Louis C.K. about ‘Late Show’ scene in ‘Louie’ (Video)

David Letterman confronts Louis C.K. about ‘Late Show’ scene in ‘Louie’ (Video)

By | April 4, 2013 at 11:21 am | One comment

Louis C.K. stopped by Late Show with David Letterman last night to let the masses know about his new hour comedy special Oh My God, which premieres April 13 on HBO. He talks about his aversion to taking photos with fans – and an embarrassment situation that went down because...

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New season of Arrested Development finally gets a premiere date (Photo)

New season of Arrested Development finally gets a premiere date (Photo)

By | April 4, 2013 at 10:08 am | One comment

To say the new season of Arrested Development is the most anticipated comedy event of the year, would be a massive understatement. At this point, we already knew it would premiere exclusively on Netflix, that all the episodes would be released at the same time and that it would...

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Laughspin Podcast special episode: Cy Amundson interview from Gilda’s LaughFest

Laughspin Podcast special episode: Cy Amundson interview from Gilda’s LaughFest

By | April 3, 2013 at 10:50 pm | No comments

In this special edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Cy Amundson in Grand Rapids, Michigan during the third annual Gilda's LaughFest. The fast-moving chat covers Cy's rise from local Minnesota comedy hero to the nationally known...

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It’s official: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno as Tonight Show host

It’s official: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno as Tonight Show host

By | April 3, 2013 at 12:44 pm | No comments

After weeks of rumors surrounding the fate of Jay Leno's job as host of The Tonight Show, NBC today confirmed that current Late Night host Jimmy Fallon will, in fact, take over for Leno after his 22-year-run as host concludes in the spring of 2014. The show will also return to...

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Comedian Steve Byrne sustains broken jaw, Sullivan & Son production halted for six weeks (Confirmed)

Comedian Steve Byrne sustains broken jaw, Sullivan & Son production halted for six weeks (Confirmed)

By | April 3, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE -- 12:35 pm ET: Laughspin can independently confirm that Byrne did get into an altercation with a cab driver, wherein he sustained a broken jaw. Production, we're told, will resume in six weeks or less. We want to wish Byrne a speedy recovery. ----- When comedian...

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