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Yahoo! and Funny or Die to present mock GOP debate with Horatio Sanz, Rob Delaney, more!

Yahoo! and Funny or Die to present mock GOP debate with Horatio Sanz, Rob Delaney, more!

By | January 5, 2012 at 10:24 pm | No comments

The GOP Presidential Primaries have been filled with entertaining moments (the rise and fall of Cain, Rick Perry's 'Oops' and the fact that Ron Paul still stands a chance). More frequent than embarrassing live moments and odd campaign ads have been a slew of GOP debates. If you...

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Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

By | January 5, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Portlandia's second season debuts tomorrow on IFC at 10 pm ET! And the show's stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein sat down with Terry Gross, of NPR's Fresh Air recently. It aired this morning. And you can listen to the entire thing here. You. Are....

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Poll: Would you pay money to watch a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig?

Poll: Would you pay money to watch a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig?

By | January 5, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments

When a comedy flick costs $32 million to make and then grosses $288 million worldwide, it's a given: you make a sequel-- no matter how flimsy the thematic reasoning may be. So, it's no surprise that Universal is working on a sequel to the wildly successful Bridesmaids. But...

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Watch Tracy Morgan talk about his new fiancee, 30 Rock and why he hates wearing underwear

Watch Tracy Morgan talk about his new fiancee, 30 Rock and why he hates wearing underwear

By | January 5, 2012 at 11:21 am | 6 comments

In exactly one week (Jan. 12), season six of 30 Rock will premiere on NBC at 8 pm ET. And like they do in the biz, the cast has been making the rounds on the television to help promote this fact. Alec Baldwin even got thrown off a plane! Although it wasn’t officially a...

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Patton Oswalt, Megan Mullally, more want a Los Angeles comedy festival (Video)

Patton Oswalt, Megan Mullally, more want a Los Angeles comedy festival (Video)

By | January 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm | One comment

Kickstarter has become a friend to independent musicians, artists, filmmakers, writers and performers everywhere truly making D.I.Y. projects a little easier and allowing for promotion at the same time. Comedian Abbey Londer has decided to take advantage of the site using it to...

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Friend of late comedian Angelo Bowers recounts the last days they spent together

Friend of late comedian Angelo Bowers recounts the last days they spent together

By | January 4, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 67 comments

ed note: We reported last night that comedian Angelo Bowers had passed away when he was involved in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. His friend and fellow comedian Josh Adam Meyers was in the same car and remains in critical condition; he's expected to make a full...

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Comedian blatantly steals Doug Stanhope’s material, fans revolt

Comedian blatantly steals Doug Stanhope’s material, fans revolt

By | January 4, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 47 comments

If you're a regular reader of Laughspin, there is no need to extoll on the honesty of writing one's own comedic material as a comedian and not stealing others. We posted plenty about that in 2011. If you're not, then know that not only is stealing jokes wrong, it's theft of...

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Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

By | January 4, 2012 at 11:44 am | 3 comments

It should be no surprise to anyone that Bill Maher would make a remark pointing out the inconsistencies of Christianity. Yet, after tweeting "Wow, Jesus just fucked #TimTebow bad! And on Xmas Eve! Somewhere in hell Satan is tebowing, saying to Hitler ‘Hey, Buffalo's killing...

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Comedian Angelo Bowers killed by drunk driver

Comedian Angelo Bowers killed by drunk driver

By | January 3, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 94 comments

UPDATE: 1/4/11, 8:30 pm ET The Los Angeles Police Department released a statement explaining that a 21-year-old drunk driver crashed his 2010 Toyota Matrix into the car comedians Angelo Bowers and Josh Adam Meyers were in -- a 1995 Jeep Wrangler -- at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday....

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