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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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Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards red carpet look: sweatsuit all the way! (Photo)

Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards red carpet look: sweatsuit all the way! (Photo)

By | April 27, 2014 at 10:20 pm | One comment

Bill Cosby was honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards last night, as the ceremony was filmed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The ceremony will air May 8 at 9 pm ET on NBC. And while Cosby looked dapper as he accepted...

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Watch John Oliver talk Donald Sterling, Cliven Bundy on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

Watch John Oliver talk Donald Sterling, Cliven Bundy on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

By | April 27, 2014 at 9:52 pm | No comments

John Oliver's new show Last Week Tonight premieres tonight at 11 pm ET on HBO. That's just a little over an hour from now from where we're typing but we've already got an amazing preview clip from the series premiere. In it, we find Oliver opining on Los Angeles Clippers owner...

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LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist phone call to V. Stiviano spurs #BoycottClippers hashtag: 13 funniest Twitter responses

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist phone call to V. Stiviano spurs #BoycottClippers hashtag: 13 funniest Twitter responses

By | April 26, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is currently being investigated for making incredibly racist statements during a phone call to his girlfriend V. Stiviano, who, ironically is black and Mexican. The recorded was unearthed by TMZ last night and ever since the Internet...

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‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

By | April 23, 2014 at 3:36 pm | No comments

All 304 pages of the long-awaited tome The Simpsons Family History: A Celebration of Television's Favorite Family will arrive in stores and online retailers on Sept. 23. And although it retails for $35, you can pre-order it now on Amazon for a budget-friendly $21.50. The...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus GQ ’15 Funniest People Alive’ photoshoot, wherein she simulates sex with a clown

Julia Louis-Dreyfus GQ ’15 Funniest People Alive’ photoshoot, wherein she simulates sex with a clown

By | April 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | No comments

GQ, like seemingly every mainstream print publication who, for the past few years, decided comedy was worth their coverage time, has revealed their list of the 15 Funniest People Alive, including Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Out on newsstands April 29, the issue includes...

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Comedian Butch Escobar destroys heckler in Chico, California: ‘This planet isn’t for you’ (Video)

Comedian Butch Escobar destroys heckler in Chico, California: ‘This planet isn’t for you’ (Video)

By | April 23, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

When a comedian destroys a heckler, an angel gets its wings— or something like that. More accurately, when a comedian destroys a heckler we here at Laughspin laugh our asses off because, well, justice. In our latest installment of “Hey, let’s post videos of hecklers...

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Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List  on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

By | April 23, 2014 at 10:28 am | One comment

Seventeen years ago, Stephen Colbert was “gainfully unemployed” as a struggling comedy writer, which is why he pitched a Top Ten list to David Letterman in an attempt to score a Late Show gig. Of course, since that time, he's hosted his own show for nearly nine years and is...

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