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Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

By | December 28, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments

Politicians usually work the crowd, fishing for votes,but last night during an open-mic night at Helium Comedy Club in Philly, former Sen. Arlen Specter worked the room, trawling for laughs, and he caught a cadre of lawmakers in his net. A Republican during most of his...

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The Laughspin interview with Felipe Esparza

The Laughspin interview with Felipe Esparza

By | December 28, 2011 at 12:12 pm | No comments

You likely know Felipe Esparza as the dude who won it all in August, 2010 on what was likely the last season of Last Comic Standing ever. He was in great company, as the final five comedians were Tommy Johnagin, Roy Wood Jr., Myq Kaplan and the late Mike DeStefano. In winning,...

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Watch comedian Jamie Lee take on Norway’s butter shortage with her own video editorial

Watch comedian Jamie Lee take on Norway’s butter shortage with her own video editorial

By | December 28, 2011 at 11:12 am | 4 comments

Whether you knew or not, American comedians have been guilty of exploiting the so-called Norwegian butter shortage for humor. Also, whether you knew or not, there was a Norwegian butter shortage and the self-described "famous celebrity" and blogger in Norway, Tommy, is...

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Jeff Dunham engaged to fitness model

Jeff Dunham engaged to fitness model

By | December 27, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 25 comments

Comedian and hugely successful ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is set to marry his girlfriend of two years, fitness model Audrey Murdick. He announced the news last night onstage in Columbus, OH at the Nationwide Arena, telling his fans he popped the question to Murdick on Christmas...

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Former SNL scribe’s suicide note: ‘I am no longer able to withstand any more of life’s pain’

Former SNL scribe’s suicide note: ‘I am no longer able to withstand any more of life’s pain’

By | December 27, 2011 at 2:27 pm | No comments

Former Saturday Night Live writer and Kids in the Hall producer, Joe Bodolai, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel on Monday. TMZ reported that the cleaning staff discovered his body along with a bottle of antifreeze and Gatorade, suggesting that the 63-year old, who worked...

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Watch the red band trailer of Broken Lizard’s sperm heist flick ‘The Babymakers’

Watch the red band trailer of Broken Lizard’s sperm heist flick ‘The Babymakers’

By | December 27, 2011 at 10:19 am | 6 comments

Back in June we got word that Olivia Munn was cast in The Babymakers, the newest project from Broken Lizard, the writing, producing and acting team that has gifted the comedy world with cult classics like Super Troopers and Beerfest. The flick follows a young couple (Munn and...

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Tim Minchin gets rightfully pissed after he’s cut from a television Christmas special

Tim Minchin gets rightfully pissed after he’s cut from a television Christmas special

By | December 23, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments

Musical comedian Tim Minchin was scheduled to be on a super-popular Christmas special on British television. Not only was he scheduled, he wrote a song specifically for the program, showed up to the taping and performed the shit out of said song. Cameras were rolling. It was...

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Watch Todd Barry’s audition to become the new Advil spokesman

Watch Todd Barry’s audition to become the new Advil spokesman

By | December 23, 2011 at 11:34 am | One comment

Comedian Todd Barry wants to be the new Advil spokesperson. He's so dedicated to scoring the gig, he took time out of his busy schedule to audition for the part-- without even being asked. Are you watching, Advil people? He's a fucking go-getter. Although, I'm pretty sure when...

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Watch five glorious minutes of Aubrey Plaza on ‘Parks and Recreation’

Watch five glorious minutes of Aubrey Plaza on ‘Parks and Recreation’

By | December 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | No comments

It'll be weeks before we get to see new episodes of Parks and Recreation. But the folks at NBC know how to keep our interest in the meantime. Or, they know how to keep my interest, anyway. They've put together a best-of reel of Aubrey Plaza's finest moments throughout her time...

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