Comedy Briefs

Woody Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’ trailer is here: watch Louis C.K., Andrew Dice Clay, Cate Blanchett

Woody Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’ trailer is here: watch Louis C.K., Andrew Dice Clay, Cate Blanchett

By | June 7, 2013 at 5:15 pm | No comments

Woody Allen is back stateside (San Francisco to be exact) with Blue Jasmine, a film starring Cate Blanchett as Jasmine, a wealthy, uptight (and knowing Allen, probably neurotic) woman who loses everything when she discovers her husband (Alec Baldwin) is a scheming crook. Having...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies

Gillian Jacobs of ‘Community’ lands lead in Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Gillian Jacobs of ‘Community’ lands lead in Hot Tub Time Machine 2

By | June 7, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 has found its leading lady. Gillian Jacobs, who plays Britta, the lovable but inept psychology student on Community, is set to star alongside Chevy Chase (her former Community co-star), Rob Corddry, Clark Duke, Craig Robinson and Adam Scott in the sequel...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies

Nick Offerman to Conan O’Brien: My courtship of Megan Mullally was guided by nature (Video)

Nick Offerman to Conan O’Brien: My courtship of Megan Mullally was guided by nature (Video)

By | June 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm | No comments

At this point, there's no doubt about who the best couple in the entertainment industry is: anyone who gets past the front pages of People will correctly (yes, correctly!) tell you Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are tops. In this hilarious clip from...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

You should watch Web series ‘Idiot Fencing’ and here’s why (Videos)

You should watch Web series ‘Idiot Fencing’ and here’s why (Videos)

By | June 4, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Sometimes, I wish all comedians with half-baked ideas for a Web series would just stay in bed and not act on their would-be “brilliant” impulses. And then sometimes I think those half-baked impulses are exactly what we need—if executed properly. Such is the case with...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies

Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

By | June 4, 2013 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Color us excited! Conan O'Brien will be guest starring on next season's Family Guy. O'Brien, who's already done voice cameos on Robot Chicken and The Simpsons, will be playing himself. When Peter and Quagmire discover their talents they form the vocal duo "Griffin and Quagmire"...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies

Arrested Development and Archer’s Judy Greer cast in new FX pilot

Arrested Development and Archer’s Judy Greer cast in new FX pilot

By | June 3, 2013 at 10:20 am | No comments

Judy Greer, your favorite perennial guest star and sidekick, has been cast in Andrew Gurland's new half-hour FX pilot about an unaroused but otherwise contented wife who allows her husband to sleep with other women in order to relieve herself of her "marital" obligations. The...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies

You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

By | May 31, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments

Ok, so Eugene Mirman didn’t win the Reddit-powered Samuel L. Jackson contest, in which the actor promised to recite the most up-voted 300-word monologue in an effort to raise awareness of Alzheimers Disease. But the winning entry is excellent, and Jackson only makes it better....

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Cook...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

Eugene Mirman on bringing festival to Boston:  I don’t want to just sell out to any urinal company (Video)

Eugene Mirman on bringing festival to Boston: I don’t want to just sell out to any urinal company (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 11:33 am | No comments

There's been a recent surge in famous people using Kickstarter to fund their pet projects, and the trend is receiving quite a bit of backlash. But before you swear off donating to someone you've seen on television, consider helping Eugene Mirman bring his Brooklyn-based Eugene...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

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