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Funny Or Die wants to make five 1990s comedy shows into movies (Videos)

Funny Or Die wants to make five 1990s comedy shows into movies (Videos)

By | April 1, 2013 at 12:20 pm | No comments

On the heels of the incredibly unnecessary crowd-funded Veronica Mars feature film -- pretty sure Kristen Bell and the show's creator Rob Thomas have $2 million to spare -- and in honor of April Fool's Day, Funny Or Die has launched their own completely absurd Kickstarter...

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Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

By | March 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | No comments

This Sunday isn’t just Easter, folks. It’s also the day the new season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO. And in honor of that and because we don’t write about fantasy television on Laughspin, let’s watch the brilliant James Adomian explain his love/hate relationship...

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This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

By | March 28, 2013 at 4:48 pm | One comment

Although comedy is all about getting laughs, it's a serious business and comedians want to be taken very seriously. There seems to be a disconnect there, right? Or wrong? This recently released short Joke takes the concept and filters it through the lens of an art house flick....

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MTV will launch new comedy series Girl Code on April 23 (Video)

MTV will launch new comedy series Girl Code on April 23 (Video)

By | March 28, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

On April 23 at 10:30 pm ET, MTV will launch its newest comedy-centric series, Girl Code, a spinoff of the already-popular Guy Code. Here's how the network explains the series: Being a woman is no easy feat. From the constant pressure to meet impossibly narrow standards of...

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Taylor Swift will guest star on New Girl with Zooey Deschanel

Taylor Swift will guest star on New Girl with Zooey Deschanel

By | March 28, 2013 at 12:32 pm | One comment

One of the most divisive figures in pop music will join one of the most divisive figures on television. Taylor Swift, the songstress many people love to hate, will team up with Zooey Deschanel, whose likable demeanor both on and off her hit show New Girl, is, for some reason,...

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Is this Game of Thrones, Girls mashup a hit or a bust? (Video)

Is this Game of Thrones, Girls mashup a hit or a bust? (Video)

By | March 27, 2013 at 5:38 pm | One comment

The third season of Girls is already in production and a new season of Game of Thrones premieres this Sunday, so what shall HBO's biggest fans do in the meantime? Well, the creative ones produce and upload bizarre mashups to YouTube. Or, at least one person did. Check out the...

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Watch the trailer for Burning Down the House with Natasha Leggero, Abigail Spencer, more!

Watch the trailer for Burning Down the House with Natasha Leggero, Abigail Spencer, more!

By | March 26, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

Come April 12, the comedy world will be gifted with new episodes from the folks who have lovingly brought us two seasons of Burning Love laughs. This time the show is called Burning Down the House and will satirize real-life reality show Bachelor Pad. We’ll get to see rejected...

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Game of Thrones animated parody will tide you over until the season 3 premiere on HBO (Video)

Game of Thrones animated parody will tide you over until the season 3 premiere on HBO (Video)

By | March 26, 2013 at 1:59 pm | No comments

I'm sure like most discerning individuals you're anxiously awaiting the season three premiere of HBO's fantasy series Game of Thrones. That's why this animated parody of the TV adaptation of George R.R. Martin's A Song Of Ice And Fire books will tide you over until this Sunday,...

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You should watch the Donnell Rawlings remake of the ‘Funny How’ scene from Goodfellas (Video)

You should watch the Donnell Rawlings remake of the ‘Funny How’ scene from Goodfellas (Video)

By | March 26, 2013 at 1:21 pm | No comments

The “funny how?” scene in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 gangster flick Goodfellas is one of the most iconic in the history of cinema. And this shot-for-shot remake, HoodFellas by comedian Donnell Rawlings, is an excellent tribute to the performances originally made by Joe Pesci...

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