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Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store now available!

Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store now available!

By | January 27, 2015 at 1:38 pm | No comments

Louis C.K.'s latest stand-up special Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store is available on his website for the now-customary $5. Earlier this week, FX secured the television broadcast rights to the special. He sent an email notifying his fans on Tuesday the day after canceling...

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Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

By | January 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm | One comment

The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks....

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Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things

Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things

By | January 22, 2015 at 8:36 pm | No comments

The Louis C.K. train does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. FX CEO John Landgraf announced on Sunday that FX bought the television rights to the comedian's new stand-up special Louis C.K. Live From the Comedy Store. However, in perfect Louis C.K. style, the special...

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VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

By | January 21, 2015 at 1:14 pm | No comments

Since I started covering comedy in 2005 – when Laughspin was called Punchline Magazine – the world of comedy has exponentially grown in popularity. Back then there was a handful of comedy festivals in the United States; now, there’s well over 50. More comedians are...

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Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

By | January 19, 2015 at 9:31 am | No comments

There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late...

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Ari Shaffir’s ‘Paid Regular’ hits Comedy Central tonight so we interviewed him

Ari Shaffir’s ‘Paid Regular’ hits Comedy Central tonight so we interviewed him

By | January 16, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments

Ari Shaffir seems to be Comedy Central's new "it" guy. This Friday night his new one-hour stand-up special Paid Regular debuts on Comedy Central at midnight EST. Shaffir's web series This Is Not Happening has been promoted from the Internet to basic cable and the storytelling...

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Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)

By | January 14, 2015 at 3:59 pm | No comments

In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us...

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Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars

Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars

By | January 14, 2015 at 1:02 pm | No comments

After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late...

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Margaret Cho Golden Globes Impression Racist? Korean Comedian Responds To Backlash (VIDEO)

Margaret Cho Golden Globes Impression Racist? Korean Comedian Responds To Backlash (VIDEO)

By | January 12, 2015 at 5:45 pm | One comment

One of the most-talked about moments of the 2015 Golden Globes featured Margaret Cho doing an impression of a Korean journalist named Chu Yung Ja. But not everyone was amused by this bit, which mocked North Korea’s alleged role in the Sony hacking scandal. Now the comedienne...

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