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Jordan Klepper is the newest correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

Jordan Klepper is the newest correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

By | March 3, 2014 at 6:18 pm | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will welcome its newest correspondent, Jordan Klepper, tonight as the UCB Comedy standout reports “live” from Ukraine during the 11 pm ET broadcast. In addition to being a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater for the past...

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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:03 am | No comments

Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:57 pm | No comments

In a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I pay homage to Harold Ramis, who died at the age 69. The legendary comedy writer, director and actor gave us classic flicks like Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Stripes, Meatballs and the list goes on. He’ll truly...

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Blue Eyes On The Bay: How an ill-fated live comedy show led to love

Blue Eyes On The Bay: How an ill-fated live comedy show led to love

By | February 26, 2014 at 11:04 am | 17 comments

Last year a group of Sacramento-based comics and I drove to San Francisco to hit some open mics and pizza shops. I’ve been to plenty of open mics, so I was more excited about the pizza. Not just because I’m a glutton, but because pizza places don’t usually stink of awkward...

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Comedy Central picks up Amy Poehler’s ‘Broad City’ for second season

Comedy Central picks up Amy Poehler’s ‘Broad City’ for second season

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:45 am | No comments

Broad City, the new hip series on Comedy Central, has been picked up for a second season! The Amy Poehler-produced buddy comedy created by and starring New York's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer has been on the network for only a month and it is averaging a steady 1.2 million...

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Harold Ramis, writer behind Animal House and Ghostbusters, is dead at 69 (Video)

Harold Ramis, writer behind Animal House and Ghostbusters, is dead at 69 (Video)

By | February 24, 2014 at 1:54 pm | No comments

Harold Ramis, the brain behind such classic comedy films as Groundhog Day, Stripes and one of the most quoted comedies in history, Caddyshack, is dead at the age of 69. His wife, Erica Mann, confirmed Ramis died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare...

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Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 11:55 am | No comments

Last night Jimmy Fallon made television history as he began his job as the sixth host of The Tonight Show. Decked in a gray suit and dark-blue tie, the former Late Night host took to the New York City studio’s stage and delivered an incredibly humble, sincere intro. He...

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10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

By | February 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | No comments

Compiled by Orli Matlow Merry President’s Day! In honor of George’s Washington’s birthday, Laughspin has compiled the best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches. Though SNL is a longstanding American institution, it unfortunately wasn’t around in 1776 so we...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

By | February 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments

On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could...

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