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Exclusive video: Marc Maron’s complete keynote address from Just For Laughs

Exclusive video: Marc Maron’s complete keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | August 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm | 14 comments

The 29th edition of Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival came to an end on Sunday after weeks of shows, panels, street fairs and speeches. But one speech, Marc Maron's keynote address on July 28 during the Comedy Conference portion of the festival is what resounded most...

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Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 1:53 pm | One comment

You may have already read our review of the keynote address Marc Maron delivered on Friday at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. If not, you can go here. Or if you'd rather, you can just listen to the whole thing here. Check it out and let us know what you...

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Some ladies get nasty, others get personal; Leggero, Bamford, Schumer rep well at Just For Laughs

Some ladies get nasty, others get personal; Leggero, Bamford, Schumer rep well at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2011 at 1:49 pm | No comments

MONTREAL -- “See, and you thought women weren’t funny! You probably got dragged here tonight, didn’t you?” Natasha Leggero, she of the rising star, killer comedian status, quipped loudly. The recipient, presumably a Republican-looking dude unfortunate enough to be seated...

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“A Carlin Home Companion” brings the comedy legend back to life at Just For Laughs

“A Carlin Home Companion” brings the comedy legend back to life at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments

MONTREAL -- Garrison Keillor may not have deigned to perform a monologue of “The Seven Dirty Words” in a surprise guest appearance, but A Carlin Home Companion – forgive me, NPR – didn’t require any public broadcasting credentials to classify as a best of the fest...

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The formerly “unbookable” Marc Maron delivers powerful keynote address at Just For Laughs

The formerly “unbookable” Marc Maron delivers powerful keynote address at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2011 at 7:51 am | No comments

MONTREAL -- There has long been the acknowledgement of a fine line that exists between the realms of laughter and pain. It’s a concept perhaps even older than fully evolved vocal chords – since the dawn of humanity, there’s been an instinctual understanding that what we...

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Read Russell Brand’s touching tribute to his “vulnerable” friend, Amy Winehouse

Read Russell Brand’s touching tribute to his “vulnerable” friend, Amy Winehouse

By | July 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

Surely, by now you all know singer Amy Winehouse was found dead yesterday at the age of 27. Though she had a very public battle with drugs and alcohol, no cause has yet been named for her death-- despite an autopsy being completed. However, you can speculate with decent...

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Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

By | July 21, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments

Embattled comedian Artie Lange, who's been off the radio airwaves since his suicide attempt in January of last year, confirmed today that he'll be returning to the job on Sept. 12. But, it won't be with Howard Stern. Lange told comedian Joe Matarese, on his podcast Fixing Joe,...

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Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

By | July 18, 2011 at 9:27 am | 2 comments

On his new album for Comedy Central Records, Kurt Metzger Talks To Young People About Sex, the titular comedian takes the tradition of a relentless, rough-around-the-edges East Coast comic to the next level. Metzger – he also voices the character  zombie Randall...

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Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

Punchline Magazine has become Laughspin.com!

By | July 13, 2011 at 6:57 pm | No comments

In September, PunchlineMagazine.com would've turned six years old had it not become Laughspin.com first. I'll explain. For close to a year now, we've been revamping, redesigning and rebranding the site I launched, along with graphic designer Bill Bergmann, on Sept. 15,...

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