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Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 11:54 am | No comments

Fresh off his stint at Funny or Die´s Oddball comedy festival and winding down the promotional tour for his upcoming Spike Lee-helmed stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael is on what you could call a bit of a hot streak. That type of success would get to anyone’s head, but...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 96: Robert Kelly interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 96: Robert Kelly interview

By | September 23, 2014 at 10:28 am | No comments

On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino hangs out with comedian Robert Kelly at his home in New York State. Gadino and Kelly chat about the comedian's own podcast You Know What Dude, his upcoming role in Denis Leary's new FX series...

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Wendi McLendon-Covey to Hollywood: Revamp your shortlist of funny broads! (Exclusive)

Wendi McLendon-Covey to Hollywood: Revamp your shortlist of funny broads! (Exclusive)

By | September 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm | One comment

The concept of the “short list” for studio films is simple: it’s a tried-and true method to expediently plug bankable stars into leading roles, which creates publicity and drums up financing. Great! But here’s the thing – the short list for funny broads needs a bit of...

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Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ hits theaters Dec. 5, also stars Rosario Dawson and Kevin Hart (Video)

Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ hits theaters Dec. 5, also stars Rosario Dawson and Kevin Hart (Video)

By | September 19, 2014 at 11:35 am | 2 comments

Comedian Chris Rock's comedy Top Five has exited the Toronto International Film Festival with a distributor and a release date. Paramount Pictures will release Top Five on Dec. 5 in select theaters and nationwide on Dec. 12. The movie stars Rock, who also wrote and directed the...

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Aubrey Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime Christmas movie

Aubrey Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime Christmas movie

By | September 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm | No comments

Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza will lend her signature grumpy-girl voice to the Internet's favorite feline. Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's holiday movie Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever. The star of the most famous cat meme on the Internet, whose real name is...

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Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

By | September 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm | One comment

As the investigation into the death of Joan Rivers continues, more positive news has surfaced— a biography about the trailblazing comedian will be written and has been slated for a 2016 release. Titled Joan Rivers: A Life, the tome will be written for Little, Brown and Company...

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Conan O’Brien and Weird Al Yankovic sing Simpsons classics at the Hollywood Bowl (Video)

Conan O’Brien and Weird Al Yankovic sing Simpsons classics at the Hollywood Bowl (Video)

By | September 17, 2014 at 10:38 am | No comments

The Simpsons family, as well as other beloved citizens of Springfield, came to life last week night during The Simpsons Take the Bowl in Los Angeles. The three-night concert featured live performances of Simpsons musical numbers from the show's first 25 seasons. Voice actors...

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IFC renews Marc Maron series, ‘Maron’ season three will premiere spring of 2015

IFC renews Marc Maron series, ‘Maron’ season three will premiere spring of 2015

By | September 16, 2014 at 10:36 am | 2 comments

Veteran comedian and trailblazing podcaster Marc Maron will return to IFC for a third season of his semi-autobiographical series Maron. Scheduled to return in the spring of 2015, production will begin this fall on 13 brand new episodes. “I am very proud of both seasons of the...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 95: Cameron Esposito on Jay Leno, marijuana, dairy farmers, more!

Laughspin Podcast, episode 95: Cameron Esposito on Jay Leno, marijuana, dairy farmers, more!

By | September 15, 2014 at 12:58 pm | No comments

On the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with comedian, force of nature and admitted ThunderCat, Cameron Esposito. You may have read some of Cameron’s essays here on Laughspin— like this one about the overturn of DOMA or this other one about dealing with...

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