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Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Netflix special and getting personal (Laughspin interview)

Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Netflix special and getting personal (Laughspin interview)

By | October 14, 2014 at 3:35 pm | No comments

Wyatt Cenac's newest one-hour comedy special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn is an homage to not just his home city but also to the intimate way in which stand-up comedy is best consumed. Filmed at Union Hall, one of his home clubs in Brooklyn, the special finds the former Daily Show with...

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Zach Galifiankis talks ‘Birdman,’ his son’s testicles with Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show (Video)

Zach Galifiankis talks ‘Birdman,’ his son’s testicles with Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show (Video)

By | October 14, 2014 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis visited The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night to chat about his new movie Birdman, in which he stars alongside Edward Norton and Michael Keaton. Opening in theaters this Friday, Oct. 17, it follows the life of Keaton’s character, a one-time...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

By | October 13, 2014 at 9:23 am | No comments

Now in its third season on MTV, Girl Code has not only become one of cable television's most popular shows but it has helped propel the careers of a new crop of young, talented comedians. And that's certainly true in the case of Carly Aquilino, the 23-year-old Long Island native...

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Artie Lange tells Jimmy Fallon he lost $25,000 because of Keith Richards (Video)

Artie Lange tells Jimmy Fallon he lost $25,000 because of Keith Richards (Video)

By | October 10, 2014 at 2:07 pm | One comment

Since taking over the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon has hosted hundreds of guests, ranging from accomplished musicians to upsettingly famous reality stars. Some of them have visited more often than others, a distinct honor in itself. That’s why I couldn’t imagine anyone more...

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Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

By | October 9, 2014 at 6:45 pm | No comments

Jan Hooks, who was a Saturday Night Live cast member alongside Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and Mike Myers, has died at the age of 57. Part of the iconic sketch show’s cast from 1986 to 1991, Hooks also shared the stage with late comedians Chris Farley and Phil Hartman. Though...

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Artie Lange’s ‘Stench of Failure’ promo for Comedy Central goes old school (Video)

Artie Lange’s ‘Stench of Failure’ promo for Comedy Central goes old school (Video)

By | October 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm | One comment

Since the Oct. 18 Comedy Central premiere of Artie Lange's one-hour special Artie Lange: The Stench of Failure is fast approaching, the veteran comedian dropped this hilarious promo. It combines three of Artie Lange's favorite things-- gambling, sports and gambling on sports....

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Comedian Mike Brody gives comedy advice to younger self, every comedian (Laughspin essay)

Comedian Mike Brody gives comedy advice to younger self, every comedian (Laughspin essay)

By | October 8, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments

Dear Young Mike Brody, First off, screw the prop comic who yelled at you for swearing when you opened for him in 2001. You didn't know it was a clean show and you didn't know how anything worked then. He was a douche then and he's a douche today. His closing joke is juggling...

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Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

By | October 5, 2014 at 10:06 am | No comments

To say this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live was better than last week's season opener would be a sever understatement. Last night veteran comedian Sarah Silverman led SNL to a consistently entertaining, funny and smart show. Let's hope the show can maintain the rest of...

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Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

By | October 3, 2014 at 9:36 am | No comments

Brian Regan, the Cal Ripken Jr. of comedy, has announced the spring 2015 leg of his 10-year, non-stop theater tour. And tickets are on sale -- wait for it -- now! This upcoming nationwide jaunt will find Regan visiting 39 cities kicking off in Eugene, OR on Jan. 8 and ending in...

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