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Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services

Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:28 am | 5 comments

The comedy world is still in shock from the passing of the great Patrice O'Neal. I attended the services for Patrice Monday at the Park Avenue Christian Church, on 85th Street and Park Avenue in New York City. I purposely did not use the word "funeral" because the program for...

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Watch Katy Perry do an impression of husband Russell Brand on SNL promo

Watch Katy Perry do an impression of husband Russell Brand on SNL promo

By | December 7, 2011 at 10:14 am | 3 comments

This week, pop star and wife of comedian Russell Brand is hosting Saturday Night Live. But she's not doubling as the musical guest-- that would be too much to ask. For your pleasure, here's the promos for Saturday's showing, starring Kenan Thompson. Check out Perry's impression...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

By | December 6, 2011 at 5:37 pm | No comments

Remember the days of Steve Martin when he did stand-up? The Great Flydini, Martin making balloon animals, making a joke "just for plumbers?" So many comedy fans and fans of Steve Martin get nostalgic over such memories, which are conveniently on YouTube by the way. Some of us...

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Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

By | December 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm | No comments

You may remember comedian Brody Stevens’ apparent meltdown in August. He pretty much kept us abreast of his every move through his Twitter feed @AllThingsBrody. At the time, most people didn’t know what to make of it. Laughspin writer Jake Kroeger put it this way: While his...

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Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching

Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching

By | December 6, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

If someone told you that a hilarious sixties-inspired WWII action comedy web series just started, you might guess that it's on Adult Swim or perhaps part of MTV's relaunching of Liquid TV. However, the hysterical Danger 5 isn't on any such channel. Coming out of Australia's SBS,...

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South Park is now a role playing video game!

South Park is now a role playing video game!

By | December 6, 2011 at 10:29 am | One comment

Who among us remembers the insanely difficult and weird South Park first person shooter game for Nintendo 64? I rented that business back when it first came out and played maybe 30 minutes before throwing the controller against the wall and peacing out. No dice, old school South...

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Screening of Bill Hicks film ‘Ninja Bachelor Party’ goes down at Comedy Store on Dec. 16

Screening of Bill Hicks film ‘Ninja Bachelor Party’ goes down at Comedy Store on Dec. 16

By | December 6, 2011 at 10:00 am | One comment

Bill Hicks would've celebrated his 50th birthday 10 days from now, if pancreatic cancer didn't claim his life nearly 18 years ago. Luckily he left the world of comedy with an archive of albums, live performances and... what's this? A short film called Ninja Bachelor Party?...

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Watch Katrina Bowden show off her most revealing 30 Rock costumes

Watch Katrina Bowden show off her most revealing 30 Rock costumes

By | December 5, 2011 at 6:52 pm | No comments

To comedy fans, Katrina Bowden isn't just the recently named Sexiest Woman Alive (per the readers of Esquire). No, sir. She's Cerie Xerox, the other-worldly intern on 30 Rock. And in preparation for the show's Jan. 12 return to NBC, the 30 Rock SuperFans have gifted us with this...

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Laughspin presents: 2011 Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

Laughspin presents: 2011 Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

By | December 5, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 144 comments

As you may know, each year we list our 10 favorite comedy albums and 10 favorite DVDs. Our albums list posted last week and our list of DVDs is forthcoming. So look out for that. But maybe even more importantly, we want to know what our readers think about the past year in...

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