feature slider

Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

By | January 24, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 14 comments

And the Oscar for Best Actress goes to…Kristen Wiig! Best Actor…Patton Oswalt! Best Picture…Bridesmaids! Or so we wish. The Oscar nominations came in this morning and it was a great year for comedy in film! This year, the Academy will recognize many comedic talents who are...

Posted in: feature slider, News, TV/Movies

Stephen Colbert ends possible presidential bid (Video)

Stephen Colbert ends possible presidential bid (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert made a stunning(ish) announcement on his show last night. He is ending his exploratory committee to run for President of the United States of South Carolina. The news comes after last weekend's South Carolina primary where Colbert ran as Herman Cain. The...

Posted in: feature slider, News, TV/Movies

Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:40 pm | One comment

San Francisco's stellar comedy event Sketchfest (running through Feb. 4) -- the 11th annual, don't you know? -- kicked off Jan. 19 and has already hosted some amazing shows, one of which was a Wet Hot American Summer reunion! Dubbed Wet Hot American Summer: The Live Radio...

Posted in: feature slider, News

New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:05 am | One comment

This past Thursday, FX debuted their all new animated comedy Unsupervised. Helmed by writers and producers of the network’s hit show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the series follows the lives of two optimistic teenage boys, Gary and Joel, trying to make it through...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, TV/Movies

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

By | January 24, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments

The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia's award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won't be able to see the flick -- starring Birbigs (of course)...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, TV/Movies

Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

By | January 23, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 12 comments

Jay Leno, as much as he takes flak from audiences and comedians alike, generally isn’t on the receiving end of critique for particularly edgy or offensive jokes. Sure, he’s had his share of Tonight Show-related debacles, but Leno doesn’t have a reputation for pushing the...

Posted in: feature slider, News, Opinion

Comedy booker slammed for shady dealings tells his side of the story

Comedy booker slammed for shady dealings tells his side of the story

By | January 23, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments

Back in October, we reported about a comedy booker from Sioux Falls, SD. His name is Brian Eugene Abrahamson and, according to industry sources, he had ripped off a handful of comedians-- promising them a flat rate to perform and then ended up paying each comic less than that...

Posted in: feature slider, News

30 Rock star Tracy Morgan rushed to hospital

30 Rock star Tracy Morgan rushed to hospital

By | January 23, 2012 at 7:48 am | 4 comments

Late last night, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan was rushed to a hospital after he fell unconscious at an award ceremony. Morgan was attending the Sundance Film Festival where he was being honored at the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards. Sources told TMZ that he appeared...

Posted in: feature slider, News

Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

By | January 20, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 15 comments

Last night on Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope's run for city council heated up, as viewers met her opponent -- Bobby Newport (played by Paul Rudd) -- for the first time. Perhaps even more importantly, each candidate launched their first round of political television adds....

Posted in: feature slider, TV/Movies

© 2011-2013 Laughspin. Some rights reserved. Hosted by ServInt