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Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

By | September 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments

With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City fast approaching, mainstream media outlets have already been prepping extensive coverage, tributes and special programming. And we, of course, doing what we do at Laughspin, are interested in what the comedy world...

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Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars

Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars

By | September 6, 2011 at 1:57 pm | No comments

Over the weekend, we let you guys know about the likely possibility that comedian Eddie Murphy would host the next Oscar awards. Now we're hearing from Deadline, who followed up on the original story broke by Humor Mill -- that it's a done deal. Murphy will, in fact, be the...

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Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

By | September 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 27 comments

I think it's safe to say that all most comedians ever want to do is tell jokes and make people laugh. But all too often, some wise-ass decides that he or she wants to get involved and steal the spotlight. We call these miserable low lives that needed more hugs growing up...

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Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

By | September 6, 2011 at 10:21 am | No comments

In March of last year, I was lucky enough to be sitting in the second row of a George Carlin tribute produced by the New York Public Library. I was surrounded by the likes of Steve Martin, Ben Stiller (and his parents) as well as Richard Pryor's daughter Rain and Lenny Bruce's...

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Watch a 12-minute Joel McHale, Alison Brie interview about the new season of “Community”

Watch a 12-minute Joel McHale, Alison Brie interview about the new season of “Community”

By | September 6, 2011 at 10:02 am | No comments

If you're anything like me, you're anxiously awaiting the Sept. 22 premiere of Community's third season. Until then, our appetite for quick-witted, prime time absurdist humor -- thank you, Dan Harmon! -- will have to be satiated by the few teases the Internet has to offer. And...

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Exclusive video: Joe DeRosa’s Laughspin tour diary (Part 1)

Exclusive video: Joe DeRosa’s Laughspin tour diary (Part 1)

By | September 6, 2011 at 8:55 am | One comment

To support the release of his new album, Return Of The Son Of Depression Auction (read our review), comedian Joe DeRosa has allowed Laughspin and its readers to get an exclusive look inside his life on the road. DeRosa's currently on a non-comedy-club tour of the country's...

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Watch Aziz Ansari’s “Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening” get the remix treatment

Watch Aziz Ansari’s “Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening” get the remix treatment

By | September 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | No comments

Hey, are you tired of listening and/or watching Aziz Ansari's 2010 album and DVD Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening just for the jokes? Well, boy do we have relief for you. Check out the below video, a remix of the comedian's special created by video guru and remix master...

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Petition to name New York street after George Carlin circulated online

Petition to name New York street after George Carlin circulated online

By | September 5, 2011 at 7:33 am | 11 comments

In less than six hours online, a petition encouraging the city of New York to rename part of West 121st Street in honor of late comedian George Carlin has garnered nearly 1,000 signatures. "We the legions of fans, admirers and fans of George Carlin believe that a street should...

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Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

By | September 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | No comments

When the 84th annual Oscar awards air live on ABC come Feb. 27, 2012, there's a good chance that iconic comedian Eddie Murphy will be hosting the show. That's the news coming Humor Mill and then picked up by Deadline's Nikki Finke, who's reporting Murphy's name is at the top of...

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