Interviews

Demetri Martin talks new stand-up special, movie projects and more! (Laughspin interview)

Demetri Martin talks new stand-up special, movie projects and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | October 1, 2012 at 8:34 pm | No comments

As a graduate student, I love having conversations about the creative writing process for usually selfish reasons: I’ll have to write a dissertation in a few years, and want to compile as many potentially beneficial writing strategies as possible. So I was thrilled to once...

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The Laughspin Interview with America’s Got Talent runner-up, comedian Tom Cotter

The Laughspin Interview with America’s Got Talent runner-up, comedian Tom Cotter

By | September 14, 2012 at 5:43 pm | One comment

NBC's America's Got Talent saw its first finale with zero singers. It also saw its first finale with a comedian. New York comic Tom Cotter finished second in America's largest talent show last night, falling behind the Olate Dogs, an entertaining dog trick act sure to cause a...

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Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | September 13, 2012 at 6:22 pm | One comment

Over the last few years, comedy lovers have happily followed Rob Delaney on his amazing journey from Twitter phenom to respected writer and stand-up comedian. And this month,  there's a huge payoff for us, as if his constant stream of brilliantly tweets wasn't enough. The...

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Meet Bridget Everett: purveyor of comedy, c*nt rock (Interview)

Meet Bridget Everett: purveyor of comedy, c*nt rock (Interview)

By | September 5, 2012 at 12:51 pm | One comment

Laughspin has teamed up with one of the coolest venues in New York City, Joe's Pub, to help present their Summer Comedy Series. And it continues tonight (Sept. 5) at 9:30 pm, with amazingly original Bridget Everett and the Tender Moments. We asked her a few questions to give you...

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‘For A Good Time, Call’ writer Katie Naylon talks phone sex, women in comedy, more! (Interview)

‘For A Good Time, Call’ writer Katie Naylon talks phone sex, women in comedy, more! (Interview)

By | August 31, 2012 at 12:54 pm | No comments

There's a good chance that none of you know who Katie Naylon is-- but it's a name you all should learn. Naylon is the co-writer and producer of the soon-to-be-hit indie comedy For A Good Time Call..., in theaters today. The film centers around two best friends in New York City...

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The Daily Show’s Larry Wilmore talks ‘Race, Religion & Sex’ (Laughspin interview)

The Daily Show’s Larry Wilmore talks ‘Race, Religion & Sex’ (Laughspin interview)

By | August 24, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 3 comments

Daily Show contributor, author, television writer and -- whether you know it or not -- hugely successful producer Larry Wilmore will debut his first comedy special Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex in Utah Saturday on Showtime at 11 pm ET. It isn’t your typical comedy...

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Doug Stanhope talks overpopulation, Scientology, the problem with Twitter and more (Interview)

Doug Stanhope talks overpopulation, Scientology, the problem with Twitter and more (Interview)

By | August 3, 2012 at 11:28 am | 2 comments

At this point, do you really need us to write an intro for this interview? Did you see the headline and giant photo above? Right. Doug Stanhope. If you don't know who he is and what he's done, chances are you're not reading these words right now, anyway It's enough to say this:...

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Todd Barry talks Super Crazy, upcoming tour and more! (Interview)

Todd Barry talks Super Crazy, upcoming tour and more! (Interview)

By | August 2, 2012 at 9:46 am | No comments

It’s a busy time for veteran comic Todd Barry. His first hour-long special, Todd Barry: Super Crazy recently aired Comedy Central. The uncut, uncensored version of the special is available now on DVD and CD, iTunes and he’s also embarking on a tour in support of the new...

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Audio interview: Andy Kindler goes after Louis C.K., state of comedy and more (Exclusive)

Audio interview: Andy Kindler goes after Louis C.K., state of comedy and more (Exclusive)

By | July 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 43 comments

As he does every year, comic's comic Andy Kindler delivered the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. For the uninitiated, the speech is delivered in a ballroom in front of hundreds of comedians and industry types. Kindler's charge is...

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