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Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’

Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’

By | March 19, 2013 at 5:27 pm | No comments

Funny Or Die has announced its plans to release the very first Steve Jobs biopic. Starring Justin Long as Steve Jobs and James Urbaniak as Bill Gates, the 75-minute flick titled iSteve will premiere on FunnyOrDie.com on April 15. “In true Internet fashion, it’s not based...

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Comedian deals with the world’s most supportive heckler (Video)

Comedian deals with the world’s most supportive heckler (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Not all hecklers are mean. Some are downright supportive. Want to see what we mean? Check out this video of comedian Sean Donnelly performing at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest...

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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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