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The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie

The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie

By | August 8, 2014 at 4:19 pm | One comment

They reaffirmed their status as a powerful musical comedy force last year with the release of The Wack Album, and now The Lonely Island is headed to the bigscreen with help from Judd Apatow. Universal and Apatow, under his Judd Apatow Productions, will produce a comedy set in...

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Larry David playing Larry David type in Broadway debut

Larry David playing Larry David type in Broadway debut

By | August 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | No comments

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld creator Larry David will make his Broadway debut next spring. Fish In The Dark, previously titled Shiva, is a comedy surrounding a death in a family and a very Larry David-like character. "It might even be Larry David with a different name,"...

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Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates

Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates

By | August 4, 2014 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Start setting your DVRs up to record your favorite Comedy Central Shows. Tosh.0, South Park, Key & Peele and more have new season premiere dates for this fall. Everyone's favorite foul-mouthed children will return for their 18th season on Comedy Central on Wednesday, Sept....

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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably

By | August 1, 2014 at 11:21 am | No comments

'Weird Al' Yankovic has made news with his first-ever number one record. His 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, debuted at the top of the charts with the help of popular parodies "Foil" and "Word Crimes". Now at the end of his record deal, Yankovic admitted that he is probably...

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Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

By | July 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm | No comments

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing. We chatted inside Apatow’s trailer on Staten Island, where...

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Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

By | July 26, 2014 at 12:21 am | 34 comments

MONTREAL -- Every year, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. It's one of the biggest highlights of the weeks long festival as fellow comedians, agents, managers, producers, media and more gather to...

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Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 13 comments

UPDATE: We've now uploaded the official audio. It sounds amazing. So enjoy! MONTREAL -- Just a few hours ago, comedian Jim Norton finished delivering I Insincerly Apologize, they keynote address at the ComedyPro conference at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal....

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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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