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Ray Romano and Kevin James announce stand-up comedy tours

Ray Romano and Kevin James announce stand-up comedy tours

By | February 6, 2012 at 12:57 pm | No comments

Two old friends who got their start on stand-up comedy stages and later found nearly unparalleled success on television are heading back to their roots. Both Ray Romano of Everybody Loves Raymond fame and Kevin James of King of Queens fame, will set out on live comedy tours;...

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Listen to a sample from Tenacious D’s new album

Listen to a sample from Tenacious D’s new album

By | February 6, 2012 at 11:48 am | No comments

Be forewarned. The next Tenacious D album, Rize of the Fenix, will be coming out in May, complete with an over-the-top phallic album cover. And fans of The D have been waiting to bang their heads and laugh ever since Pick of Destiny didn't live up to its expectations five...

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The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

By | February 6, 2012 at 9:59 am | 18 comments

Rare is the moment when we catch the seminal moments in the careers of comedians and entertainers in general when things perhaps started in their favor. And with the breaking news that the movie Smashed, after its showing at the Sundance Film Festival, has been acquired by Sony...

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Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

By | February 6, 2012 at 8:09 am | One comment

Though it hasn't been officially announced yet, Laughspin can confirm that there will be no less than eight popular comedy podcasts represented at this year's comedy portion of Austin's South By Southwest arts festival, including WTF with Marc Maron, Doug Loves Movies with Doug...

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Listen: Comedian Danny Lobell’s chicken story on ‘This American Life’

Listen: Comedian Danny Lobell’s chicken story on ‘This American Life’

By | February 4, 2012 at 5:08 pm | One comment

A few days ago, hugely popular NPR show This American Life broadcasted a performance that found comedian Danny Lobell relating a richly hilarious and endearing story to an audience at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. The story centers around Lobell and...

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Watch comedian Mitch Fatel seriously propose a wife swap with Eli Manning or Aaron Rodgers

Watch comedian Mitch Fatel seriously propose a wife swap with Eli Manning or Aaron Rodgers

By | February 3, 2012 at 4:22 pm | No comments

If you're at all familiar with the comedy of Mitch Fatel, you know that he's a complete perv (aka an honest dude). Well, he and his amazingly attractive fiance Jessica are swingers, for real, as he explains in this CNN Comedy video below. But more importantly, Fatel seriously...

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New ‘Community’ episode titles surface as ’30 Rock’ ratings plummet

New ‘Community’ episode titles surface as ’30 Rock’ ratings plummet

By | February 3, 2012 at 2:32 pm | No comments

With 30 Rock's ratings falling lower than the show it replaced mid-season, it seems Community has an even better chance of returning-- maybe even a little sooner than expected. Last night's episode of 30 Rock -- down 19 percent from last week -- was the lowest viewership its...

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Watch the trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s newest dark comedy ‘God Bless America’

Watch the trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s newest dark comedy ‘God Bless America’

By | February 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 6 comments

No matter what you think of Bobcat Goldthwait and his former trademark squeaky voice in his stand-up and in movies, he has proven himself quite the writer and director. Sleeping Dogs Lie, directing episodes of Chappelle's Show, and World's Greatest Dad represent a body of work...

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Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother

Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother

By | February 3, 2012 at 11:22 am | 4 comments

We reported last month that the casting process had begun for Sarah Silverman's single-camera comedy pilot for NBC . Well, its been announced that comedian and Sarah's BFF Tig Notaro has joined the cast! Notaro, who was a regular on Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman...

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