Comedy Briefs

How do you tell a story about four black guys mugging you without sounding racist? (Animation)

How do you tell a story about four black guys mugging you without sounding racist? (Animation)

By | August 27, 2013 at 9:14 am | No comments

After comedian Phil Mazo was mugged by four black dudes, he found himself in a bit of a conundrum: How does he go about telling people what happened without sounding racist? The answer isn’t an easy one to come by. But you should watch Mazo explain below in an animation from...

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Watch Cory Booker perform comedy

Watch Cory Booker perform comedy

By | August 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments

Last night, Newark, NJ mayor and a newly anointed candidate for U.S. Senate -- one whom was just endorsed by President Barack Obama -- performed stand-up comedy. It wasn't exactly a pure experience, in that there was no real threat of getting heckled nor was he performing for an...

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John Caparulo will release ‘Come Inside Me’ on Sept. 17

John Caparulo will release ‘Come Inside Me’ on Sept. 17

By | August 22, 2013 at 12:56 pm | No comments

Chelsea Lately favorite John Caparulo will release his new album and DVD, Come Inside Me on Sept. 17. The show, filmed at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will also be streaming on Netflix starting Sept. 5. The full album track list is below. 1. Throwing...

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Aziz Ansari, Andy Samberg added to Roast of James Franco on Comedy Central

Aziz Ansari, Andy Samberg added to Roast of James Franco on Comedy Central

By | August 21, 2013 at 2:23 pm | No comments

Comedy Central is adding more heat to the upcoming Roast of James Franco. Aziz Ansari and Andy Samberg are joining roasters Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman to skewer the actor/writer/artist/professor/student. Seth Rogen is set...

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Mayor of Rio pretty much bribing Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil

Mayor of Rio pretty much bribing Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil

By | August 19, 2013 at 2:52 pm | One comment

Bribery isn't just for slimy corporate executives or parents trying to lure their children into the dentist's chair. No, it can also be used by the mayor of Rio to get Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil. In an article published yesterday in O Globo, one of Brazil's...

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Season 3 of Girls, in photos set to music (Video)

Season 3 of Girls, in photos set to music (Video)

By | August 19, 2013 at 11:49 am | No comments

Want to see a bunch of photos from the set of the upcoming season of Girls, set to the song "Break Out the Boom Boom" by Robert ToTeras? Sure, you do! Here you go. You are welcome. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the...

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Watch a season four teaser for Eastbound & Down and also a cool retrospective (Videos)

Watch a season four teaser for Eastbound & Down and also a cool retrospective (Videos)

By | August 19, 2013 at 11:34 am | No comments

As you’re likely well aware, the fourth season of Eastbound & Down is coming soon—Sept. 29, to be exact. Well, HBO just released a little teaser, which we’re lazily embedding below. Kenny Powers (and Danny McBride) would approve. Oh, and there’s this new...

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See comedian Pauly Casillas’ leaked rider for major comedy festival

See comedian Pauly Casillas’ leaked rider for major comedy festival

By | August 19, 2013 at 9:45 am | No comments

Listen, I’m not sure if you’ve been following the status of The Laughspin Comedy Festival on Twitter. You’ll have to go there and see it for yourself. I’m not going to spoonfeed you, ya know? Late last week, I began calling for submissions. If you look back on the...

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Comedian Harland Williams set to co-star on new series Package Deal (Video)

Comedian Harland Williams set to co-star on new series Package Deal (Video)

By | August 15, 2013 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Veteran comedian Harland Williams has snagged a co-starring role on Package Deal, a new comedy series set to premiere Monday, Sept. 30 in Canada on the City network. The show centers around the relationship between Danny White (Randal Edwards) and his two older brothers, who...

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