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Laughspin’s 10 favorite comedy-carved Halloween pumpkins

Laughspin’s 10 favorite comedy-carved Halloween pumpkins

By | October 28, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments

Halloween will be upon us on Monday, and you know what that means: only a few more days until stores start decorating for Christmas. Hooray! It’s never too early to start shopping, at least according to Walmart. But it also means people are also carving pumpkins. Amazing...

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Guest post: Bill Marx (son of Harpo) speaks!

Guest post: Bill Marx (son of Harpo) speaks!

By | October 26, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments

I suppose that because I am the last living person on Planet Earth to have worked professionally with the three Marx Brothers, those being my dad, Harpo, and uncles Groucho and Chico, one could say it is a distinct honor that could be considered both fortunate and dubious. It...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with purposely bad advice — Oct. 24 – 30

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with purposely bad advice — Oct. 24 – 30

By | October 24, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments

Aries: I hope you like Bailey’s Irish Cream this week, because you’re gonna run through two cases of it by Thursday. Why? Because on Tuesday, an old school series of double dog challenges will go way to far, and you have more pride than intelligence. Luckily, you’ll never...

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Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt

Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt

By | October 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm | One comment

Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp and Joe are the names of some of the most important figures in the realm of comedy history. And tomorrow, more of their story will surface as Three Stooges FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Eye-Poking, Face-Slapping, Head-Thumping Geniuses hits...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with more John Stamos — Oct. 10 – Oct. 16

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with more John Stamos — Oct. 10 – Oct. 16

By | October 11, 2011 at 1:26 pm | No comments

Aries: Congratulations! This week you’re going to be Arsenio Hall! Your lucky color is mauve. Taurus: Like riding bulls? Not so much? Well tough shit, Taurus! Sometimes the bull needs to ride the bull. This week you’re going to be forced to join a local rodeo circuit,...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but ridiculous on purpose — Oct. 3 – Oct. 9

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but ridiculous on purpose — Oct. 3 – Oct. 9

By | October 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Aries: Two thousand salamanders are going to crawl up through your pipes and into your bath tub early Friday morning. Together, in perfect harmony, they are going to sing the greatest rendition of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” the world has ever heard. You’ll weep. Mostly...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:38 pm | No comments

Aries: The Aries sign has something to do with rams, so, this week I think it’s important for you to find and kill a real ram, and then wear the carcass of its head as a hat for the entire weekend, ESPECIALLY on Saturday night. Get ready, you’re about to make some new and...

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Wet Hot American Summer: Laughspin and Showalter, Wain, Black reflect on the cult comedy

Wet Hot American Summer: Laughspin and Showalter, Wain, Black reflect on the cult comedy

By | September 19, 2011 at 11:58 am | One comment

The state bird of New Jersey is the mosquito. The statement, offered in jest by a movie character from behind the digitalized safety net of the TV screen, had at least one audience member thoroughly riled. It was all the encouragement my friend Richie, a Jersey boy born and...

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Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

By | September 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 27 comments

I think it's safe to say that all most comedians ever want to do is tell jokes and make people laugh. But all too often, some wise-ass decides that he or she wants to get involved and steal the spotlight. We call these miserable low lives that needed more hugs growing up...

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