Interviews

Award-winning British comedian Simon Amstell has arrived (Interview)

Award-winning British comedian Simon Amstell has arrived (Interview)

By | July 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | No comments

Award-winning, Eddie Izzard-approved, British comedian brings his new and painfully honest show, Numb to New York City-- now through Aug. 9. If it were up to him, Simon Amstell wouldn’t do interviews. It’s not that he doesn’t like to talk. He loves it, actually-- if his...

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Joe’s Pub Summer Comedy Series kicks off with Katie Goodman (Laughspin discounts included)!

Joe’s Pub Summer Comedy Series kicks off with Katie Goodman (Laughspin discounts included)!

By | July 5, 2012 at 1:14 pm | One comment

Summer has just gotten a lot better for us at Laughspin. We have teamed up with one of the coolest venues in New York City, Joe's Pub, to help present their Summer Comedy Series. And it all kicks off this Saturday (July 7) at 7:30 pm, with musical comedian Katie Goodman (read...

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Kate Flannery talks Standup in Stilettos, season nine of The Office and more! (Interview)

Kate Flannery talks Standup in Stilettos, season nine of The Office and more! (Interview)

By | July 3, 2012 at 3:32 pm | No comments

Kate Flannery is best known for her scene-stealing role on The Office, where she plays booze-soaked, oddball Meredith. But her comedy roots run deep, especially in sketch and improv. And now's she's at the helm of a new show, Standup in Stilettos on TV Guide Network, where she...

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Walter Latham: I am the King of Urban Comedy (Interview)

Walter Latham: I am the King of Urban Comedy (Interview)

By | July 2, 2012 at 10:28 am | 3 comments

If you don't know the name Walter Latham, you surely know his phenomenal work. His producing resume includes The Original Kings of Comedy, Queens of Comedy, Martin Lawerence's Runteldat, Chris Rock's Bring the Pain, and P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy. The Brooklyn native was...

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The Laughspin Interview with Gary Gulman

The Laughspin Interview with Gary Gulman

By | June 26, 2012 at 2:55 pm | One comment

Late this year, we'll see an all-new hour special from comedian Gary Gulman. But you need not wait for freshly-released material from the man. His new album No Can Defend is out now, and it's an excellent display of funny. Gulman mesmerizes as he's able to take the smallest of...

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The Laughspin interview with Bobcat Goldthwait

The Laughspin interview with Bobcat Goldthwait

By | June 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | One comment

Writing about comedy is, unfortunately, not my day gig. I spend most of my time as a graduate student in American Studies, trying to parse the weird idiosyncrasies of our culture and politics and learn more about what makes our nation tick. So films like comic Renaissance man...

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The better-late-than-never Laughspin interview with Danny Pudi

The better-late-than-never Laughspin interview with Danny Pudi

By | May 24, 2012 at 1:48 pm | One comment

You may have noticed the recent Speed Stick campaign, wherein folks were encouraged to tweet #HandleIt and describe a sticky situation they were forced to, um, handle. You may have also noticed Community star Danny Pudi was the comedic voice and face behind the campaign. Well,...

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The Laughspin video interview with Rob Delaney

The Laughspin video interview with Rob Delaney

By | May 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | One comment

Comedian Rob Delaney has a lot of shit going on-- and it's all good. He's a new father, he's got a book coming out through Random House, he just recorded his first hour-long stand-up special and now he's the face of the Klondike Comedy Showcase. And we cover all of that and more...

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The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

By | May 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm | One comment

Few other comedians have had as much hype behind them in recent years as Hannibal Buress. The thing is, Buress deserves every ounce of it. Over the last few years, we've watched the Chicago-bred comic establish himself as a talented writer -- having completed stints on both...

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