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Short film “A Stand Up Guy” shows the sobering side of comedy

Short film “A Stand Up Guy” shows the sobering side of comedy

By | August 19, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments

Most Laughspin readers have a pretty good idea that life as a comedian can be difficult. Not only is there the prospect of trying to become an original voice in a self-destructive art form, but often times, there is little support or reassurance given that one is following the...

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Watch Louis C.K. give a valuable lesson on saving a dog’s life

Watch Louis C.K. give a valuable lesson on saving a dog’s life

By | August 19, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments

Last night, Louis C.K. stopped by Conan for a (thankfully) lengthy desk-side chat. The two funny gingers covered a lot of ground-- how awesome C.K.'s show Louie is, why Louis is shocked there isn't more murder in the world (especially at Disneyland); and perhaps most noteworthy,...

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Watch comedian Mike E. Winfield deal with sleeping audience member; what would you have done?

Watch comedian Mike E. Winfield deal with sleeping audience member; what would you have done?

By | August 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | One comment

There's a number of ways in which a skilled comedian can handle a persistent heckler. Sometimes, it's a matter of straight-up engagement; maybe ignoring said heckler shuts them down; perhaps a burly bouncer can help out. Dealing with hecklers is an art in itself. But how does a...

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Watch Daniel Tosh, Joel McHale get the Funny or Die treatment

Watch Daniel Tosh, Joel McHale get the Funny or Die treatment

By | August 16, 2011 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Yes, it's finally happened. Web clips shows have gotten popular and widespread enough to get parodied in what can be considered one of the most postmodern things ever conceived. Between Tosh.0, The Soup, G4's Web Soup, MTV's Ridiculousness, and more, the formula of fast cuts, an...

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Video: Comedian Tommy Johnagin would be a pretty laid back murderer

Video: Comedian Tommy Johnagin would be a pretty laid back murderer

By | August 16, 2011 at 4:47 pm | One comment

Psychologists say that writing letters -- whether you intend to send them to their prospective recipients or not -- is a healthy way of dealing with any number of mental conditions-- be it, anxiety, depression or even the desire to murder your roommate. Comedian Tommy Johnagin...

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Watch Wyatt Cenac’s animated adventure at Medieval Times

Watch Wyatt Cenac’s animated adventure at Medieval Times

By | August 16, 2011 at 2:33 pm | No comments

Most comedy goers know Wyatt Cenac from his stellar work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but outside of his appearances on the tube, the dude is an accomplished stand-up comedian. So, accomplished in fact, Comedy Central will be releasing his debut album and DVD Comedy...

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Watch Dave Chappelle’s first real interview in five years

Watch Dave Chappelle’s first real interview in five years

By | August 15, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments

"Comedy is a very approval oriented field," says comedian Dave Chappelle in his first interview in five years. Currently, the world's population is just under seven billion people. Having everyone liking a single person is a statistical impossibility, much less thinking they're...

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“A Good Old Fashioned Orgy” red band trailer with Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte, Leslie Bibb is here!

“A Good Old Fashioned Orgy” red band trailer with Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte, Leslie Bibb is here!

By | August 15, 2011 at 2:13 pm | No comments

A few weeks ago, we premiered an exclusive first clip from the upcoming flick A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, starring the likes of Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte, Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, Michelle Borth and Nick Kroll. And today -- hooray! -- the official red band trailer is out to help...

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Watch Amy Poehler spend “7 Minutes in Heaven”

Watch Amy Poehler spend “7 Minutes in Heaven”

By | August 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Late last month we introduced you to the new silly Web series 7 Minutes in Heaven, wherein Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien invites his famous pals into a closet for a world-class interview of awkwardness. O'Brien's first guest was Kristen Wiig; since then he's given the...

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