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Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

By | August 25, 2011 at 8:36 am | No comments

I am a huge music nerd as well as being a comedy nerd, and The Ettes are one of my favorite bands as of late. The Tennessee band is made up of Lindsay “Coco” Hames, Maria “Poni” Silver, and Jeremy “Jem” Cohen - best. nicknames. ever. They're fun and their sound is...

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A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.

A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.

By | August 23, 2011 at 11:14 am | One comment

Last night, newly-engaged and bushy-bearded comedian David Cross stopped by Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Current TV. More importantly, Cross stuck around for a Web-extra interview, wherein he chats about his future wife, actress Amber Tamblyn and impending Arrested...

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Charlie Sheen rides the truth in Comedy Central roast promo

Charlie Sheen rides the truth in Comedy Central roast promo

By | August 23, 2011 at 10:45 am | 2 comments

Comedy Central's upcoming roast of Charlie Sheen is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated comedy events of 2011. Though details are sparse so far -- we hear the list of roasters will be released this week -- the network just rolled out this itty-bitty 15-second promo to...

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Watch David Letterman address terrorist death threat in Top 10 list

Watch David Letterman address terrorist death threat in Top 10 list

By | August 23, 2011 at 9:42 am | One comment

Last week, we told you about the death threat levied against David Letterman via an Al-Quaeda message board. You see, on a recent episode of Late Show, Letterman made a joke about the recent death of suspected terrorist leader Ilyas Kashmiri. And someone didn't take kindly to it...

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Watch comedian Henry Phillips host a terribly funny cooking show

Watch comedian Henry Phillips host a terribly funny cooking show

By | August 23, 2011 at 7:34 am | No comments

Forget everything you know about cooking. Well, at least, forget everything you know about cooking properly and actually eating what you make. A new web series made by musical comedian Henry Phillips (Punching the Clown) shows how cooking can be an hilariously existential...

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Video: Nick Thune will never forget what he did to Andy Richter

Video: Nick Thune will never forget what he did to Andy Richter

By | August 22, 2011 at 12:46 pm | No comments

I probably don’t need to tell you how much it meant for a comic to get called over to the couch on Johnny Carson’s The Tonight Show. A quick tête-à-tête with Johnny could be a comedian’s big break, so they took it wicked seriously. And, as it turns out, some take...

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How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

By | August 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments

This year late night TV has seen the likes of Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, Ian Edwards, and more bring their unique stand-up comedy to the masses on Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Recently, Portland comic Ron Funches killed it with his...

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Jane Lynch loses the tracksuit, keeps the red for new Emmy promo video

Jane Lynch loses the tracksuit, keeps the red for new Emmy promo video

By | August 19, 2011 at 2:59 pm | No comments

Jane Lynch is my favorite. Human. Of ever. And I'm super excited to see this promo for her big day next month, as she hosts the Emmys. She's gorgeous in that red dress and those golden gentlemen are delicious. Normally I would avoid the Emmys altogether ...but with this host...

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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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