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Kathy Griffin goes after Westboro Baptist Church (Video)

Kathy Griffin goes after Westboro Baptist Church (Video)

By | July 11, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments

Kathy Griffin's latest stand-up special premieres Thursday, July 26 at 10 pm ET on Bravo. But we have a sneak peek for your viewing pleasure. In the clip Griffin relates a story about how the Westboro Baptist Church -- those lovely people who hate gays, American soldiers and...

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Watch musical comedy group Summer and Eve’s video for ‘Bong Song’ (Ticket giveaway)

Watch musical comedy group Summer and Eve’s video for ‘Bong Song’ (Ticket giveaway)

By | July 11, 2012 at 10:43 am | No comments

Summer and Eve specialize in making hilariously beautiful music. And, because you're reading these words on Laughspin right now, you can be the proud owner of a FREE pair of tickets to see them, this Friday at one of the coolest stages in New York City-- Joe's Pub! (Tickets...

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How magic helped save Patton Oswalt’s comedy career (Animated video)

How magic helped save Patton Oswalt’s comedy career (Animated video)

By | July 11, 2012 at 12:50 am | 4 comments

In a new weekly series just launched by the AV Club, stand-up comedians tell stories about their worst career moments-- and each tale gets a sweet animated treatment. The first one stars the mighty Patton Oswalt. We won't spoil it, but it has to do with popcorn jokes, a...

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Dan Harmon talks about ‘Community’ firing with Marc Maron on ‘Attack of the Show’ (Video)

Dan Harmon talks about ‘Community’ firing with Marc Maron on ‘Attack of the Show’ (Video)

By | July 11, 2012 at 12:23 am | One comment

If you didn't catch Dan Harmon's appearance on Attack of the Show tonight, stop worrying. We have the entire thing right here, wherein Marc Maron plays the part of able interviewing. And yes, the pair talk a lot about Harmon being fired from Community, the show he created and...

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Watch three previews from Matt Braunger’s new comedy special ‘Shovel Fighter’

Watch three previews from Matt Braunger’s new comedy special ‘Shovel Fighter’

By | July 9, 2012 at 5:00 pm | No comments

Matt Braunger will unleash his first ever hour-long stand-up special, Shovel Fighter, on Comedy Central this Saturday at 11 pm ET. This is something we've been highly anticipating ever since the release of his stellar album Soak Up the Night in 2009. (Read our interview with him...

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Watch Louis C.K. and Melissa Leo in the pickup truck scene from episode 2

Watch Louis C.K. and Melissa Leo in the pickup truck scene from episode 2

By | July 6, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments

We're sure it's just a miscommunication, but it's still a little funny. It seems that Louis C.K. tried uploading a clip from his own show, Louie, and YouTube denied the post, citing copyright reasons. But don't you worry. It was all sorted out and clip is now working. So...

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Todd Barry to release new album and DVD, ‘Super Crazy’ on July 24

Todd Barry to release new album and DVD, ‘Super Crazy’ on July 24

By | July 3, 2012 at 12:18 pm | No comments

It's a big month for well-loved comedian Todd Barry. His first hour-long stand-up special Todd Barry: Super Crazy will premiere on Comedy Central on July 21 at 11 pm ET, to be followed by the uncut and uncensored album and DVD versions on July 24. DVD bonus features will...

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Christian Finnegan shows you how to become an ‘A-hole’ (Video)

Christian Finnegan shows you how to become an ‘A-hole’ (Video)

By | June 28, 2012 at 6:39 pm | One comment

For the past few months Official Comedy has been teasing its viewers with short, exclusive clips from new stand-up specials from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan. But now, they're rolling out original programming. Up first: comedian Christian Finnegan stars in "You're An...

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Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

By | June 27, 2012 at 2:14 pm | One comment

In 1999, Louis C.K. hosting a show on PBS called ShortCuts, which featured indie films made by up-and-coming filmmakers. In the episode below, C.K. shows his own 1993 film Ice Cream to a trio of well-known movie critics, who are played by comedian William Stephenson, Robert...

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