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Frozen song ‘Let It Go’ goes with everything and Funny Or Die can prove it (Video)

Frozen song ‘Let It Go’ goes with everything and Funny Or Die can prove it (Video)

By | March 7, 2014 at 11:22 am | No comments

You can't deny the power of the Grammy-winning song "Let It Go" or the majestic musical force that is Idina Menzel, the goddess who has brought to life the flagship ditty of Disney's latest hit animated feature Frozen. But did you know "Let it Go" is the perfect song for any...

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Fred Savage will direct the Garfunkel and Oates show on IFC

Fred Savage will direct the Garfunkel and Oates show on IFC

By | March 7, 2014 at 9:30 am | No comments

Production has begun on the new IFC scripted comedy series Garfunkel and Oates. Actor/director Fred Savage (Wonder Years) will direct the show starring comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. The show follows the pair's humorous misadventures and how they rely on each...

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Conan O’Brien headed to MTV

Conan O’Brien headed to MTV

By | March 5, 2014 at 11:00 am | No comments

Late-night talk show host and everyone's favorite monstrously-tall red head Conan O'Brien will host the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in April. This will be his first time hosting on MTV, although he has hosted the Emmys before. "After eight years of intense negations, I am honored to...

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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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