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Some thoughts on the first two episodes of ‘Girls’ before they air Jan. 12 (Possible spoilers)

Some thoughts on the first two episodes of ‘Girls’ before they air Jan. 12 (Possible spoilers)

By | January 7, 2014 at 5:05 pm | No comments

Last night, Austinites braved relatively cold temperatures (perhaps not -15 degrees, like our fair friends to the north experienced, but it was cold to us) for a sneak preview of one of the more polarizing television comedies to emerge in the past few years: Girls. Hosted by...

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Reddit comedy community moderator quits and why it’s a big deal for upcoming comedians

Reddit comedy community moderator quits and why it’s a big deal for upcoming comedians

By | January 7, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments

Over the past year or so, a very popular subreddit has given nearly unknown comedians a venue to showcase their material to countless new people. On Reddit, the popular community of niche-communities, anyone with a clever idea, picture, or video can rise to the Front Page and be...

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Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live

Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live

By | January 6, 2014 at 5:01 pm | No comments

Amidst controversy centered around Saturday Night Live’s lack of black women on its cast, comedian Sasheer Zamata has been hired as the iconic show’s latest addition. She’ll make her debut on Jan. 18 when Drake is the episode's host and musical guest, according to...

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Former Office star Craig Robinson lands his own series on NBC

Former Office star Craig Robinson lands his own series on NBC

By | January 6, 2014 at 4:14 pm | No comments

It seems the network who helped make Darryl Philbin one of the most entertaining supporting characters in modern television history, has a lot of faith in Craig Robinson, the real-life comedian who embodied the warehouse foreman of Dunder Mifflin. The former Office star will...

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Comedian Natasha Leggero responds to vile supporters of WWII veterans

Comedian Natasha Leggero responds to vile supporters of WWII veterans

By | January 3, 2014 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Well-respected comedian and actress Natasha Leggero has been under fire ever since she made what many consider an outrageously offensive joke during Carson Daly's New Year's Eve broadcast on NBC. At the heart of this brand new fake-outrage-powered controversy is a Twitter...

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Louis C.K. reveals his show’s future in Jerry Seinfeld web series

Louis C.K. reveals his show’s future in Jerry Seinfeld web series

By | January 3, 2014 at 1:24 pm | No comments

The third season of Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee started off with the prolific stand-up comedian Louis C.K. Seinfeld picked him up in a very orange 1959 Fiat Jolly (possibly one of the silliest cars ever made). In the episode, C.K. revelaed that he sees his...

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Canadian butcher shop steals vegan joke from comedian Myq Kaplan (Update)

Canadian butcher shop steals vegan joke from comedian Myq Kaplan (Update)

By | December 31, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments

Most stand-up comedians would be psyched when a joke of theirs goes viral on Twitter and is on the front page of Reddit. Myq Kaplan's joke about vegans has become a hit on the Internet. Buzzfeed's tweet about it has over 600 retweets and a photo of the joke on Imgur has over...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 83: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2013

Laughspin Podcast, episode 83: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2013

By | December 26, 2013 at 10:58 am | No comments

This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I count down the 10 best comedy albums of 2013— and we give you a small taste of each. I don’t want to tease the episode any more than that, because where would the fun be in that? Check it out and pass it on! Each week on...

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Jim Breuer talks new comedy metal album, Christmas and more (Exclusive interview and photos)

Jim Breuer talks new comedy metal album, Christmas and more (Exclusive interview and photos)

By | December 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm | No comments

Comedian, actor, writer and soon-to-be rock star, Jim Breuer has released a new music video for the song "Santa, Clause Ain't Coming to Town," which you can watch below. The former Saturday Night Live star stopped by my photography studio in Hoboken, NJ recently to take some...

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