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Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

By | January 30, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments

Cartoon Network announced that they'll l be airing an all new late night talk show starring stand-up comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre. They'll be joining the Adult Swim line-up! The new program, produced by Abso Lutely Productions who creates Tim & Eric Awesome...

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Kevin Hart lends his talents to African American news site

Kevin Hart lends his talents to African American news site

By | January 30, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments

The Grio.com is the first African-American video news site, specifically geared towards bringing stories of interest to that community. Launched by NBC News, it's editorial mission is to be the primary news source for the Black community on a national level. February is Black...

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Louis C.K. inks deal with CBS to develop a new show

Louis C.K. inks deal with CBS to develop a new show

By | January 30, 2012 at 11:46 am | 13 comments

It seems like comedian Louis C.K.'s DIY work ethic -- not to mention, his wild success -- has caught the attention of big deal network CBS. C.K. and partner Spike Feresten, who have been working together since the 1990s, will develop a sitcom centered around, "an ensemble of...

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Review: Debut album from John Moses pushes boundaries, makes us laugh (a lot)

Review: Debut album from John Moses pushes boundaries, makes us laugh (a lot)

By | January 30, 2012 at 10:09 am | 8 comments

On his debut album, On The Edge (Uproar Entertainment), comedian John Moses warns listeners (and potential baby mamas), "I come from a long line of alcoholics and people with mental illnesses. I've got an uncle on each side that committed suicide, one of them was a murderer; you...

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Miss USA Rima Fakih to make her stand-up comedy debut

Miss USA Rima Fakih to make her stand-up comedy debut

By | January 29, 2012 at 9:30 am | 3 comments

Compared to the average Miss USA (if there is such a thing) Rima Fakih has proved a colorful character since her crowning in 2010. The native of Lebanon appeared on the reality series WWE Tough Enough (where folks compete to become professional wrestlers); she's appeared in a...

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Divisive comedian Todd Lynn dies after suffering a heart attack

Divisive comedian Todd Lynn dies after suffering a heart attack

By | January 27, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 29 comments

After suffering two strokes and a heart attack this morning, veteran comedian Todd Lynn has passed away, his manager Roger Paul confirms to Laughspin. Lynn, always a divisive, outspoken and not always well-loved guy in the comedy community, had suffered from pancreatic cancer...

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Poll: Do the stars of ‘The Hangover’ deserve $15 million each for the third movie?

Poll: Do the stars of ‘The Hangover’ deserve $15 million each for the third movie?

By | January 27, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 29 comments

Reports surfaced this week that the stars of the uber-popular Hangover comedy franchise -- Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis -- were demanding $15 million each for their services in a third installment, which stalled contract negotiations with Warner Bros. The...

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30 Rock recap: Double dose of new episodes leaves us unsatisfied

30 Rock recap: Double dose of new episodes leaves us unsatisfied

By | January 27, 2012 at 1:27 pm | No comments

After such a rough year with so little Lemon in it, I’m sure we were all happy to find that this week we were given two brand new episodes of 30 Rock. When I say that I was happy, I am really understating it. I screamed with excitement like a little girl when I realized we...

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Celebrate the VOD release of Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie with exclusive photos!

Celebrate the VOD release of Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie with exclusive photos!

By | January 27, 2012 at 11:48 am | One comment

For tens of thousands of comedy nerds, today is one that has been greatly anticipated. Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie is finally available for public consumption. Though, it doesn't hit theaters nationwide until March 2, you, dear Laughspinners, can view it now through...

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