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Funny Or Die wants to make five 1990s comedy shows into movies (Videos)

Funny Or Die wants to make five 1990s comedy shows into movies (Videos)

By | April 1, 2013 at 12:20 pm | No comments

On the heels of the incredibly unnecessary crowd-funded Veronica Mars feature film -- pretty sure Kristen Bell and the show's creator Rob Thomas have $2 million to spare -- and in honor of April Fool's Day, Funny Or Die has launched their own completely absurd Kickstarter...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

TBS renews ‘Conan’ through November of 2015

TBS renews ‘Conan’ through November of 2015

By | April 1, 2013 at 11:37 am | 3 comments

As uncertainty lingers around the futures of Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon, late night hero Conan O’Brien has secured his role as the flagship name of TBS comedy programming. The network announced today that Coco has renewed his contract through November of 2015, guaranteeing...

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Win a copy of Tom Green’s new stand-up comedy DVD (Giveaway)

Win a copy of Tom Green’s new stand-up comedy DVD (Giveaway)

By | March 29, 2013 at 1:06 pm | No comments

For the last few years, Tom Green has been criss-crossing the country and hitting every major comedy club in an effort to get back to his stand-up comedy roots-- and he's done so like a boss. The culmination of all that hard work (and fun) is the comedian's first live stand-up...

Posted in: Giveaways, TV/Movies

Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

By | March 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | No comments

This Sunday isn’t just Easter, folks. It’s also the day the new season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO. And in honor of that and because we don’t write about fantasy television on Laughspin, let’s watch the brilliant James Adomian explain his love/hate relationship...

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This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

By | March 28, 2013 at 4:48 pm | One comment

Although comedy is all about getting laughs, it's a serious business and comedians want to be taken very seriously. There seems to be a disconnect there, right? Or wrong? This recently released short Joke takes the concept and filters it through the lens of an art house flick....

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MTV will launch new comedy series Girl Code on April 23 (Video)

MTV will launch new comedy series Girl Code on April 23 (Video)

By | March 28, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

On April 23 at 10:30 pm ET, MTV will launch its newest comedy-centric series, Girl Code, a spinoff of the already-popular Guy Code. Here's how the network explains the series: Being a woman is no easy feat. From the constant pressure to meet impossibly narrow standards of...

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David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Daniel Tosh, Mike Birbiglia and Nikki Glaser are only three of the stellar comedians who will perform at Bonnaroo this year, as the music and arts festival takes over Manchester, TN from June 13 to 16. The full list of comedians to appear at the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre hosted by...

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Taylor Swift will guest star on New Girl with Zooey Deschanel

Taylor Swift will guest star on New Girl with Zooey Deschanel

By | March 28, 2013 at 12:32 pm | One comment

One of the most divisive figures in pop music will join one of the most divisive figures on television. Taylor Swift, the songstress many people love to hate, will team up with Zooey Deschanel, whose likable demeanor both on and off her hit show New Girl, is, for some reason,...

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Is this Game of Thrones, Girls mashup a hit or a bust? (Video)

Is this Game of Thrones, Girls mashup a hit or a bust? (Video)

By | March 27, 2013 at 5:38 pm | One comment

The third season of Girls is already in production and a new season of Game of Thrones premieres this Sunday, so what shall HBO's biggest fans do in the meantime? Well, the creative ones produce and upload bizarre mashups to YouTube. Or, at least one person did. Check out the...

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