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How improv comedy makes me a better parent to my autistic daughter

How improv comedy makes me a better parent to my autistic daughter

By | March 26, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments

Seriously, I can’t bitch. I’ve gotten everything I asked for. As a kid, I had only one prayer: “Jesus Christ (for, that was my God) please make my life not so boring.” Action was what I expected out of suburban Ohio and I got it. In Ohio, yes even in Ohio, freaks...

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A special Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: The stars reveal a dark reality for Christie Brinkley

A special Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: The stars reveal a dark reality for Christie Brinkley

By | March 26, 2012 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Aries: Don’t let on, but, right now, Christie Brinkley is hiding in your crawl space. She’s scared. She’s convinced that Billy Joel wants to kill her. Whatever you do, DO NOT play anything off of River of Dreams. She painted that cover, and, in her current mental state,...

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Ask Amber: This week comedian Amber Tozer fixes a lesbian relationship. Kind of.

Ask Amber: This week comedian Amber Tozer fixes a lesbian relationship. Kind of.

By | March 21, 2012 at 11:14 am | 3 comments

Dinky Donk, Oh, hey. Ok. That’s my intro. Here’s a question an anonymous person asked! Hi, Amber: I’ve been dating this girl for a few months, I’m also a girl. So that means I’m a lesbian. We live in different states, but we spend a lot of time together....

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but with an odd list of ethnic stereotypes

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but with an odd list of ethnic stereotypes

By | March 19, 2012 at 10:15 am | No comments

Aries: Really? “Nobody” can beat you at Monopoly? Bet your life that you'll win your next game, and place a gun and one bullet next to Free Parking. That’s what I thought. Stop exaggerating this week. Your lucky ethnic stereotype is the large-breasted old Russian peasant...

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Ask Amber: She can help you. Maybe. Maybe not.

Ask Amber: She can help you. Maybe. Maybe not.

By | March 14, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments

Beep Beep Beep - Hi! Welcome to my weird advice column, Ask Amber, a new weekly addition to Laughspin. Each week I will answer a reader's question (any question!) in hopes of helping a homosapien. If you write in telling me you are an animal I'll get pissed off, and tell you...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but terrifying

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but terrifying

By | March 13, 2012 at 9:24 am | No comments

Aries: Buy a 1983 Robin Egg Blue Chevrolet Citation, drop a V8 Chrysler Hemi 5.7 L under the hood, wear a turtleneck and thick glasses, and get ready to make a small, illegal fortune on the underground street race circuit. No one will see this coming, except, of course, for...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with more Burt Reynolds

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with more Burt Reynolds

By | March 6, 2012 at 5:20 pm | No comments

Aries: Burt Reynolds will knock on your neighbor’s door sometime this week, and drop off a dozen roses. Why is this important? Those roses were meant for you. That’s right, Burt “Cannonball Run” Reynolds' 76 year-old heart still has Casanova blood beating through it,...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with demons

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with demons

By | February 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments

Aries: You can’t break your mom’s back by stepping on a crack, but, this week you learn the hard way that you can break it by focusing so much on avoiding stepping on cracks that you inadvertently bump into her and knock her down a flight of metal stairs. Your unlucky...

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Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

By | February 14, 2012 at 9:54 am | No comments

You may or may not have noticed that we here at Laughspin have been pushing the upcoming Gilda's Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Michigan pretty hard. I'm not about to try to convince you that we've been unbiased in our editorial coverage, our Tweets and our Facebook links; we're...

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