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Dancing with the Stars judges not impressed with D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (Video)

Dancing with the Stars judges not impressed with D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

A new season of Dancing with the Stars premiered last night on ABC, and with it, came the first performances from the only two contestants we care about-- comedians D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick. As expected neither one fared very well. Hughley came in dead last with a total score...

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Janeane Garofalo, Kerri Kenney-Silver star in choose your own adventure music video

Janeane Garofalo, Kerri Kenney-Silver star in choose your own adventure music video

By | March 18, 2013 at 10:49 am | No comments

Martha Wash of The Weather Girls has been kidnapped! News of this blow is softened thanks to Janeane Garofalo, aka Holly Graham, a Charlie of Charlie Angels-esque informer. It's all part of the incredibly fun, super-campy official music video of the song "Hologram" by girl group...

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Jerry Seinfeld debuts new jokes on Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Video)

Jerry Seinfeld debuts new jokes on Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Video)

By | March 14, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments

Last night, Jerry Seinfeld debuted four-and-a-half minutes of new material on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Among his Seinfeldian observations: Food and...Well, yeah, mostly food. Check it out and tell us what you think! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin...

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Christian Finnegan travels the country in a small car in search of stuff! (Video)

Christian Finnegan travels the country in a small car in search of stuff! (Video)

By | March 8, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

Christian Finnegan has proven himself one of the most diverse and likable comedians over the last few years. So it’s no surprise that smartUSA, the makers of those adorable little eco-cars has enlisted him to travel the country in a new Web series called customNATION, wherein...

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Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay kicks off Las Vegas residency with dedication ceremony

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay kicks off Las Vegas residency with dedication ceremony

By | March 8, 2013 at 12:24 pm | No comments

The legendary and dare we say, the better-than-ever, Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay will kick off a three-month residency in Las Vegas beginning March 14 at the club Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. To celebrate the start of his “Indestructible" stand-up shows, there will be a...

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Gilda’s Laughfest breaks fake mustache world record

Gilda’s Laughfest breaks fake mustache world record

By | March 8, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments

To kick off the third annual Gilda’s Laughfest in Grand Rapids yesterday, organizers attempted to break the Guinness world record for – wait for it – the largest gathering of people wearing fake mustaches. And while the folks at Guinness will need to certify those efforts,...

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D.L. Hughley is scared of DWTS partner Cheryl Burke, has ‘shy hips’ (Video)

D.L. Hughley is scared of DWTS partner Cheryl Burke, has ‘shy hips’ (Video)

By | March 6, 2013 at 5:05 pm | One comment

It appears comedian D.L. Hughley has an affliction called “shy hips.” It sounds like something he’ll have to overcome if he’s to compete on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars. He’s also scared of his pro partner Cheryl Burke. Oh, and he just turned 50! Happy...

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Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

By | March 6, 2013 at 11:51 am | 2 comments

In this brilliantly produced video, radio host, writer and champion of great comedy Tom Scharpling expands his ever-growing resume of music projects by incorporating comedians like Marc Maron, Weird Al Yankovic and DC Pierson into the imagined 2002 audition process for...

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Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

By | March 5, 2013 at 10:52 am | No comments

Fox has thrown its support behind all three of its Tuesday night comedies. The network renewed freshman series The Mindy Project, starring former Office writer, star and producer Mindy Kaling as well as New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel and Raising Hope. New Girl will enter its...

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