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The Laughspin audio interview with Marc Maron

The Laughspin audio interview with Marc Maron

By | September 22, 2011 at 10:02 am | No comments

Having followed the progress of Marc Maron's career since 2005 (when Laughspin was Punchline Magazine) -- in the form of interviews, album reviews, news stories (I even co-produced his one-man show Scorching the Earth in 2009 and was honored to write the liner notes for his...

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Watch the first Alec Baldwin promos for SNL’s season premiere!

Watch the first Alec Baldwin promos for SNL’s season premiere!

By | September 21, 2011 at 3:28 pm | No comments

You no doubt know that the season premiere of Saturday Night Live goes down this weekend. On Saturday. At night. Live, at night on Saturday. And you surely know that 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin will be hosting the shit out of the show; it's his 16th time doing so. And Radiohead is...

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Watch a behind-the-scenes preview of “Parks and Rec,” season four

Watch a behind-the-scenes preview of “Parks and Rec,” season four

By | September 21, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

One of our favorite comedies, Parks and Recreation, returns to NBC tomorrow night at 8:30 pm. We're ready, but only because we've watched this video three times. In it, we get a great behind-the-scenes look at season four, wherein Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Megan Mullally, Aubrey...

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In an open letter, Steve Martin tells Eddie Murphy to start slimming down for Oscars

In an open letter, Steve Martin tells Eddie Murphy to start slimming down for Oscars

By | September 21, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

The entertainment world has been buzzing since it was announced that Eddie Murphy would be hosting the 84th annual Academy Awards next year. The choice has mostly been met with positivity, if not a little apprehension as to what kind of Murphy we can expect— the rambunctious,...

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Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

By | September 21, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

With so much drama in the L.B.C., it must be time for Snoop Dogg to do some comedy. It seems the hip-hop icon is developing a family sitcom for Warner Bros. in which he would star as a father. The project would team the rapper with producer Don Reo, who has written for...

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Amy Schumer on her Steve-O, Ryan Dunn roast joke: “I don’t feel the need to apologize”

Amy Schumer on her Steve-O, Ryan Dunn roast joke: “I don’t feel the need to apologize”

By | September 20, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 334 comments

Now that the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen aired last night -- the network's highest rated roast in history, by the way, with an average of 6.4 million viewers -- the outrage has begun. Hooray! But, really most of the outrage has been directed toward comedian Amy...

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Watch a new red band promo for Jonah Hill’s “The Sitter”

Watch a new red band promo for Jonah Hill’s “The Sitter”

By | September 20, 2011 at 3:59 pm | No comments

It's been more than a month since the first official red band trailer for The Sitter surfaced online. So this short -- but sweet -- uncensored promo hits the spot. And by spot, we mean we like to hear swear words and stuff. The Sitter, starring Jonah Hill, hits theaters Dec. 9....

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Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

By | September 20, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

It's unique to see someone like Patton Oswalt, known to the mainstream for his many television and film roles (King of Queens, Ratatouille, Big Fan) staying so true to his stand-up roots. In his latest comedy album, out today, Finest Hour, which recently premiered as a Showtime...

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Watch a sincere comedy show marriage proposal

Watch a sincere comedy show marriage proposal

By | September 19, 2011 at 7:33 pm | No comments

Much of what inspires and comprises the comedy one sees and hears, especially in this day and age, comes from bitterness, sarcasm and irony. Just listen to five minutes of WTF with Marc Maron. Given that state of comedy, it's incredibly surprising to find someone proposing to...

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