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Video: Don Cheadle is the angriest Captain Planet ever

Video: Don Cheadle is the angriest Captain Planet ever

By | August 31, 2011 at 11:02 pm | No comments

Have you ever wondered: What if there was a live action remake of the 1990s eco-conscious cartoon Captain Planet starring Don Cheadle donned in what can only be described as "silverface?" If so, wonder no more.** You see, the good folks at Funny or Die enlisted Cheadle as well...

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Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 14)

Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 14)

By | August 31, 2011 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Edinburgh -- “You cannot leave the Fringe until you’ve seen Simon Munnery.” Munnery is a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe, this year taking to the stage at The Stand Comedy Club through the run. With his effortless ability to wax poetic in intricate rants and clever prose,...

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

By | August 31, 2011 at 9:14 am | One comment

I'm not sure how many of you comedy nerds follow the world of A-list celebs, but you might know that its been rumored -- ever since their 2009 flick The Proposal -- that actress Sandra Bullock and actor Ryan Reynolds have been banging. Personally, I hope it's true. They're a...

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Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

For most comedy fans, the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Office cannot happen soon enough. The eighth season finds Dunder Mifflin without a regional manager after the dramatic Michael Scott (Steve Carell) exit at the conclusion of last season. And while we know James Spader has...

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Cedric the Entertainer launches line of fancy headwear

Cedric the Entertainer launches line of fancy headwear

By | August 30, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments

Veteran comedian Cedric the Entertainer has accomplished a great many things during his career; he was one of the four Original Kings of Comedy, has acted in and voiced a seemingly countless number of movies and is currently the host of the prime time NBC game show, It's Worth...

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Charlie Sheen warns, “Good luck, mortals” in new Comedy Central roast promos

Charlie Sheen warns, “Good luck, mortals” in new Comedy Central roast promos

By | August 30, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

One week after Comedy Central unleashed its first promo video for the upcoming roast of Charlie Sheen, the network just released a pair of new ones. Not surprisingly, Sheen has embraced the use of Ozzy Osbourne's classic metal song "Crazy Train" as the backdrop to the promo...

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Comedy podcast you should be listening to: “Talkin’ Shit” with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft

Comedy podcast you should be listening to: “Talkin’ Shit” with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:04 am | 4 comments

Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft tour the world performing stand-up comedy for hundreds of people at a time. Jefferies has had an HBO special and Ifft has had one for Comedy Central. Despite such accolades, you might not know they also have a popular podcast, Talkin' Shit. "It's...

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Laughspin analysis: What does it take for a comedian to gain mainstream success?

Laughspin analysis: What does it take for a comedian to gain mainstream success?

By | August 30, 2011 at 8:41 am | 7 comments

It's been said many times over, but comedy is subjective. What makes one person laugh is almost assuredly different from what makes another person laugh. However, the debate intensifies, despite subjectivity being the main force at work here, what makes millions of people laugh...

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Video: Was Katt Williams’ rant at a heckler patriotic or just racist?

Video: Was Katt Williams’ rant at a heckler patriotic or just racist?

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments

We all know Katt Williams isn't the most brilliantly-adjusted citizen. He's a comic who gets himself in trouble -- legal and otherwise -- every few months or so. Most recently, Katt made a scene during a stand-up show in Phoenix on Saturday. From the video below, it's unclear...

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