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Dan St. Germain teams up with New Girl stars for new Fox series

Dan St. Germain teams up with New Girl stars for new Fox series

By | October 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | No comments

New York-based stand-up comedian Dan St. Germain is set to write and star in an new comedy series at Fox. After starring in several hilarious and successful digital shorts and creating his own Web series, Kicking Dan Out, he's teaming up with New Girl's Jake Johnson and Max...

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Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

By | October 21, 2013 at 10:46 am | No comments

Comedienne Tig Notaro has had ups and downs over the past two years. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in July 2012 and had a double mastectomy. She then bounced back and had a stellar year with her inspiring album Live and writing gig on Inside Amy Schumer. Notaro...

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CBS orders more Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Faris, Robin Williams and Will Arnett

CBS orders more Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Faris, Robin Williams and Will Arnett

By | October 18, 2013 at 5:46 pm | No comments

A few days after they announced that new comedy We Are Men was canceled, CBS today announced it’s ordering additional episodes of a trio of freshman comedies: The Crazy Ones, The Millers and Mom. During the show’s most recent airings, all three shows averaged about 10...

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Natasha Lyonne fake spoils season two of Orange is the New Black (Video)

Natasha Lyonne fake spoils season two of Orange is the New Black (Video)

By | October 16, 2013 at 10:07 pm | No comments

If you're anything like me, you enjoy a little show called Orange is the New Black, one of Netflix's original series. I was a wee bit late to the game and just watched the final episode of the first season last night. And I can't wait to dig into the next season, whenever that...

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Comedian Ari Shaffir has a message about the Montreux Comedy Fesitval (Video)

Comedian Ari Shaffir has a message about the Montreux Comedy Fesitval (Video)

By | October 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm | No comments

Just in case you didn’t get the message the first time around, allow comedian and host of Skeptic Tank, Ari Shaffir tell you about the Montreux Comedy Fesitval, which goes down in Switzerland from Dec. 4 to Dec. 10. If you’re a comedian, you should know that this...

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Zac Efron deals with a Viagra boner in red band trailer for That Awkward Moment (Video)

Zac Efron deals with a Viagra boner in red band trailer for That Awkward Moment (Video)

By | October 16, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments

What starts as a Viagra-assisted boner-fueled night of drunken bonding between three best friends turns into young love. That’s the basis of Zaf Efron’s upcoming flick That Awkward Moment. Co-starring Imogen Poots, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan and Addison Timlin, the move...

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Will Ferrell becomes the mascot for the USC Trojans (Video)

Will Ferrell becomes the mascot for the USC Trojans (Video)

By | October 16, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

On Monday night, Will Ferrell returned to his alma mater the University of Southern California to don the university's mascot costume and lead its marching band. Check out the action below. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud...

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Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

By | October 14, 2013 at 4:49 pm | No comments

Richard Pryor is known as one of the all-time great comedians for his controversial sets that took on the status quo. His daughter, comedienne Rain Pryor, follows in her father's footsteps with this edgy sketch about the ridiculous abortion regulations that seem to pop up...

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Gilda’s LaughFest accepting comedian submissions for 2014

Gilda’s LaughFest accepting comedian submissions for 2014

By | October 10, 2013 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Gilda's LaughFest, named after the late comedienne Gilda Radner, is one of the largest comedy festivals in the country, known for its all-star schedule of the nation's top headliners. A few of the seemingly countless names featured in the the last three years are Lewis Black,...

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