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Wal-Mart trucker likely cause of Tracy Morgan accident

Wal-Mart trucker likely cause of Tracy Morgan accident

By | June 8, 2014 at 1:17 pm | No comments

The driver thought to be the cause of the six-car accident that left one person dead and comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition, turned himself in and has already posted a $50,000 bail, New Jersey State Police said earlier today. Kevin Roper, 35, was behind the wheel of a...

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Tracy Morgan in critical condition after car accident in New Jersey (UPDATE)

Tracy Morgan in critical condition after car accident in New Jersey (UPDATE)

By | June 7, 2014 at 8:39 am | No comments

UPDATE 5:40 pm ET -- Truck driver Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, Ga. has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. As for Morgan, "He's got a brace on his neck, but he’s smiling,” says a friend of the comedian's, according to the...

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Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

By | June 4, 2014 at 1:14 pm | No comments

If you were sitting in a comedy club and saw Mike Vecchione get on stage without knowing anything about him, you'd think that a cop or a firefighter quit the force to do comedy. You might expect a "tough guy" voice or maybe something akin to a former frat guy telling you the...

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Norm Macdonald delivers inspirational graduation speech in Funny Or Die video

Norm Macdonald delivers inspirational graduation speech in Funny Or Die video

By | May 30, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments

Norm Macdonald has made no secret of his desire to take over Craig Ferguson's spot on CBS as the host of the Late Late Show. The former Saturday Night Live anchor of Weekend Update -- arguably the best one, at that -- has been re-tweeting to his 424,000 followers his fans'...

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Chelsea Handler reveals ‘Chelsea Lately’ finale date, but will she ever do late night again?

Chelsea Handler reveals ‘Chelsea Lately’ finale date, but will she ever do late night again?

By | May 29, 2014 at 10:37 am | No comments

Last month, Chelsea Handler announced on Conan that she would be ending her long-running late-night series Chelsea Lately on E!. Her contract with the entertainment network would have kept her there through the end of this year. However, E! issued a release announcing that the...

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Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’

Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’

By | May 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments

Maya Angelou, celebrated author, poet, professor, dancer, musician, public speaker and activist, died today in her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was 86 years old. Truly a groundbreaking artist, Angelou rose to prominence after the 1969 publication of her memoir...

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Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)

Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)

By | May 27, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments

Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what's in store for...

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Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence are ‘Partners’ for FX comedy premiering Aug. 4

Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence are ‘Partners’ for FX comedy premiering Aug. 4

By | May 27, 2014 at 11:44 am | 3 comments

The Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammar FX sitcom Partners will showcase the unusual pairing on Monday, August 4 when it premieres on the cable network. Partners pairs Lawrence and Grammar as Chicago lawyers from very different backgrounds as they face their own personal crises....

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

By | May 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | No comments

Wet Hot American Summer, the 2001 cult comedy classic from David Wain and Michael Showalter, is headed to Netflix in the form of a 10-episode television series. This, according to sources, who have spoken to Variety, who broke the news moments ago. If the project comes to...

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