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George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio preview)

George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio preview)

By | August 17, 2016 at 11:38 am | No comments

The night before the attacks of 9/11, George Carlin was doing what he did best— harnessing his darkest thoughts and turning them into incisive long-form jokes live on stage. On that particular date Carlin was performing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – part of what would be a...

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Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

By | August 15, 2016 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. "Unfortunately, it hasn't connected with our audience in ways that we need it to," Comedy Central President Kent...

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Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

By | November 9, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments

When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham,...

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What’s happening with Laughspin?

What’s happening with Laughspin?

By | August 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 42 comments

Oh, hey. You may have noticed we haven’t really been updating Laughspin in any consistent or meaningful way since June. Sure, we posted Dana Gould’s brilliant keynote address from the latest installment of the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. But, really, that was about...

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Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)

Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)

By | July 23, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments

MONTREAL -- Dana Gould, veteran comedian, comedy writer and all-around massively respected artist, delivered the annual keynote address here at Just For Laughs today. Below is the complete, unedited audio....

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Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

By | June 26, 2015 at 11:56 am | No comments

Comedy Central will give Jon Stewart a 42-day long send-off with a nonstop Daily Show marathon. "Your Month of Zen" begins today at noon and will last until Stewart's final episode on Aug. 6. Comedy Central will stream every single episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on...

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13 times Harry Shearer made Simpsons fans say ‘Exxxxxcellent!’

13 times Harry Shearer made Simpsons fans say ‘Exxxxxcellent!’

By | June 22, 2015 at 11:27 am | No comments

Doh! When it was recently announced that Harry Shearer would be leaving The Simpsons after 26 years, mega-fans were feeling a bit more than what a mere annoyed grunt could express. It's not just the fact that Shearer is departing – following what amounts to virtually an...

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Finally!  Sideshow Bob Will Kill Bart Simpson This Halloween!

Finally! Sideshow Bob Will Kill Bart Simpson This Halloween!

By | June 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm | One comment

It took Sideshow Bob nearly three decades to accomplish but finally, he will get his chance to exact his revenge on Bart Simpson -- and ultimately put an end to often trouble-making 10-year-old. Simpsons producers announced Saturday during the show's ATX Festival panel in...

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Arrested Development returns to Netflix in 2016

Arrested Development returns to Netflix in 2016

By | June 3, 2015 at 1:14 pm | One comment

It's been a couple of years since the Bluths reemerged on Netflix. Now Arrested Development co-creator Brian Grazer says that a fifth season will be happening! On Adam Carolla's podcast, Grazer told him that the new season will begin production in early 2016 and releasing later...

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