Browsing Posts of Author

Bobcat Goldthwait will direct Kinks musical movie

By | July 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | No comments

You know the Kinks, right? They’re one of the biggest rock bands of all time. I guarantee you’ve had their song “Lola or “You Really Got Me” stuck in your head at some point. Now, take Bobcat Goldthwait -- the infamous voice-cracking comedian-turned-director most...

Posted in: News

Comedy healthcare class for mentally ill blasted for being unethical

By | July 6, 2010 at 11:08 am | 3 comments

We've all heard stories of political scandals, and executives spending non-profit money in ludicrous ways, right? Well, National Health Service (NHS) - a publicly funded healthcare system within the United Kingdom - has been spending thousands of taxpayers’ money on training...

Posted in: News

Secret comedy shows are no joke in Saudi Arabia

By | June 29, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments

When we go to a comedy show, we’ve come to expect the performer to swear, be raunchy and say things you would never dream of repeating. Now how about doing comedy in Saudi Arabia where many forms of public entertainment are banned, and where sometimes people are prohibited...

Posted in: News

Did Last Comic Standing comedian steal a joke from an actress? Watch the videos.

By | June 29, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 10 comments

Stealing a joke is a serious crime in the stand-up community. And these days, with the onslaught of social media, it’s easy to get caught doing it. And now the latest accusations of thievery are based around Last Comic Standing. Last week comedian Jason Weems made it to the...

Posted in: News, Opinion, TV/Movies

Comedian Jo Koy, of Chelsea Lately, inks sitcom deal

By | June 28, 2010 at 1:06 pm | No comments

It’s rare these days that comedians ink a deal with TV studios to create a sitcom based on their stand-up act, but Jo Koy has done it. The popular comic, mostly known these days for his frequent appearances as a panelist on Chelsea Lately, has just struck a deal with Warner...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Louis C.K. tells George Lopez his philosophy on why people honk their horns

By | June 25, 2010 at 3:16 pm | One comment

Hooray for press tours! With his continued promotion (like this and this) of his new show Louie -- it premieres with two episodes this coming Tuesday on FX at 11 pm EST -- Louis CK has been all over the tube getting more exposure than ever before. Last night he stopped by...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, TV/Movies

Joan Rivers talks hecklers with Larry King

By | June 25, 2010 at 2:11 pm | No comments

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Joan Rivers has been everywhere recently promoting her documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work. She recently stopped by Larry King Live to discuss the film and things got pretty interesting when King asked about a particular incident...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, TV/Movies

Tom Green, Charlie Murphy slated for Global ComedyFest

By | June 23, 2010 at 12:42 pm | No comments

The Global ComedyFest in Vancouver is returning for its seventh year. Taking place September 16th to the 26th this year’s fest, “will feature cutting edge international and local talent that will provide (the) community with a snap shot of the best comedy has to offer in...

Posted in: News

Amanda Bynes stand-up comedy footage surfaces

By | June 23, 2010 at 10:22 am | No comments

If you already feel like you haven’t accomplished anything in life, you’re about to feel worse. 24-year-old Amanda Bynes is retiring. Yes, you read correctly, she’s retiring at 24. After starring in multiple blockbuster movies, having two of her own TV shows, and a stint...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

© 2011-2013 Laughspin. Some rights reserved. Hosted by ServInt