Audio/Video

Video preview: Jon Stewart discusses Common on Bill O'Reilly tonight

By | May 16, 2011 at 6:10 pm | No comments

As we're sure you're well aware, Jon Stewart will be guesting on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News show tonight. In part, Stewart is there to discuss the big ole controversy about hip-hop star Common being invited to the White House to perform at a poetry reading. Papa Bear doesn't like...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Review: Andy Ritchie’s “King-Ding-A-Ling”

By | May 16, 2011 at 1:05 pm | No comments

As if Andy Ritchie were the Mary Lou Retton of comedy, he charges down the runway, leaps headfirst into his act, and sticks the landing on the opening joke of King Ding-A-Ling, his debut CD on Stand Up! Records. He certainly does not go splat after unexpectedly and brilliantly...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, Reviews

Jon Stewart, Kristen Schaal, Mike Birbiglia, more team up to support school arts program

By | May 16, 2011 at 12:09 pm | No comments

These days, there’s no shortage of comedians using their powers for good, supporting causes from malaria treatment to combating homelessness. And now we can add a comedic take on arts education for underprivileged schools to this long list. Story Pirates is a collective of...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

South Park preview: Cartman gets in trouble for penis measuring

By | May 16, 2011 at 11:25 am | One comment

Eric Cartman is no stranger to finding trouble on South Park. But it seems the brand of trouble he gets into on Wednesday's new episode, has him majorly pissed off. T.M.I.Tags: SOUTHPARKEric Cartman,Principal...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Parks and Recreation recap: “The Fight”

By | May 13, 2011 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Parks and Recreation went down last night in two parts and in the first episode, everybody got bombed on Snake Juice, had cry-fights, and redefined the term “hangover.” And that Snake Juice sure has a dope aftertaste. And it’s 140 proof and features caffeine. Bottoms...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Community recap: “For a Few Paintballs More” (season finale)

By | May 13, 2011 at 10:32 am | One comment

Annnnnd…we’re back! The gang has mostly doffed the spaghetti-Western motif (thanks, recap-part-1 commenters!), and we’re back to plain ol’ regular paintball assassin at Greendale. With the newfound knowledge that Sawyer was a plant (“it doesn’t make sense—why...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Comedian Mike Epps gets served legal papers during performance; let’s watch

By | May 11, 2011 at 3:10 pm | No comments

I’m pretty sure every stand-up comic has plentiful stories of being heckled in comedy clubs, but Mike Epps' experience at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie, Texas takes the onstage interruption to a whole new level. During his stand-up set, Epps was served legal papers...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

Sarah Silverman is brilliant in dramatic turn on "The Good Wife"

By | May 11, 2011 at 12:19 pm | One comment

Last night, Sarah Silverman guest starred on an episode of The Good Wife, a drama that stars Julianna Margulies. When the announcement was made back in March about Silverman's upcoming appearance, I obviously thought the comedian would be inserted into the storyline for some...

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

Punchline Magazine analysis: Is it ever OK to heckle a comedian?

By | May 11, 2011 at 11:28 am | 5 comments

The implicit agreement when you go to a live comedy show -- whether it's stand-up, sketch, or improv -- is that you are there to be entertained and hopefully you do some laughing. Thus, the dynamic of a comedy show should be: the audience sits and listens and the comedian or...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, Opinion

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