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Stephen Colbert makes a speech at sister’s congressional fundraiser (Video)

Stephen Colbert makes a speech at sister’s congressional fundraiser (Video)

By | February 26, 2013 at 12:58 pm | No comments

We've already seen Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report support his big sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch for her bid to win a congressional seat in South Carolina. But now, he's making it count, as he hosted a fundraiser in that state recently. Here's what he had to...

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Sponsored video: Monkeys vs refrigerator

Sponsored video: Monkeys vs refrigerator

By | February 25, 2013 at 6:14 pm | No comments

The late, great comedian Mitch Hedberg once joked about the concept of pest infestations. But as was usually the case with him, he turned the concept on its ear. “My apartment is infested with koala bears," he began. "It's the cutest infestation ever. Way better than...

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Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:08 am | 20 comments

UPDATE: 2:10 pm EST -- The Onion has apologized. The full statement is below: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology to Quvenzhané Wallis and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the tweet that was circulated last night during the Oscars. It...

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New season of ‘Joan Knows Best’ premieres Feb. 23, enter to win a chance to meet Joan Rivers (Video)

New season of ‘Joan Knows Best’ premieres Feb. 23, enter to win a chance to meet Joan Rivers (Video)

By | February 22, 2013 at 4:38 pm | No comments

Comedy icon Joan Rivers returns to WE tv tomorrow night at 9 pm EST for an all-new season of Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?. And after watching the preview for season three, we can't imagine viewers will be disappointed in what mother and daughter have to offer this year;...

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Ep 39 of the Laughspin Podcast: Heckler fight, David Cross, The Office, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Audio)

Ep 39 of the Laughspin Podcast: Heckler fight, David Cross, The Office, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Audio)

By | February 21, 2013 at 10:19 am | No comments

This week, Dylan and Mike talk about David Cross' new movie, the dark place The Office is going, Sarah Michelle Gellar's new project with Robin Williams, the future of NBC, an amazing Kickstarter campaign all comedy fans should know about and so much...

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Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 14, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments

Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb. 26 through March 1 at the...

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Second season of Burning Love premieres: Watch the first two episodes (Video)

Second season of Burning Love premieres: Watch the first two episodes (Video)

By | February 14, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments

The wait is over! Burning Love's second season premiered today on Yahoo! Screen, boasting not one, but two episodes! For the uninitiated, Burning Love is a Bachelor-type parody created and written by Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino; the two are married in real life....

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Let Anthony Jeselnik wish your true love a Happy Valentine’s Day, offer suicide stats (Videos)

Let Anthony Jeselnik wish your true love a Happy Valentine’s Day, offer suicide stats (Videos)

By | February 14, 2013 at 11:25 am | No comments

Happy Valentine's Day, Laughspinners! Honestly we have little to say about this completely made-up, consumer-based holiday centered around the idea that love is a bankable commodity. Luckily, however, one of our favorite comedians, Anthony Jeselnik totally hearts this day. And...

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Comedy show heckler falls on fence, ends up bloody mess (Photos)

Comedy show heckler falls on fence, ends up bloody mess (Photos)

By | February 13, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments

Guest post by Graham VanBach. Most people don’t know that Tucson, Arizona has a fun little comedy scene full of a bunch of local guys that love comedy as much as those that sit around the “Cellars” and the “Factories” on the coasts. We only have two consistent open...

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