Interviews

The Laughspin interview with Pablo Francisco

The Laughspin interview with Pablo Francisco

By | November 4, 2011 at 5:56 pm | No comments

If there are such things as rock star comedians, Pablo Francisco is one of the gang. The brilliant voice artist, impressionist and joke-slinger owns a stand-up stage the way Mick Jagger has owned stages for decades. There are few comics more animated, more full of energy than...

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The Laughspin interview with Greg Fitzsimmons

The Laughspin interview with Greg Fitzsimmons

By | November 1, 2011 at 12:14 pm | One comment

Greg Fitzsimmons is an Emmy-award winning writer and comedian who has written for such shows as Ellen and Lucky Louie. As far as memorable jokes made during a stand-up set on a late night talk show goes, his "My dream job is to someday be a late night talk show host, but it's...

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Andy Dick: “I turned down Saturday Night Live”

Andy Dick: “I turned down Saturday Night Live”

By | October 13, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments

Comedian and actor Andy Dick is currently on the road promoting his new flick Division III: Football’s Finest. The R-rated ensemble comedy – co-starring Marshall Cook (who also directed), Will Sasso, Bryan Callen, Debra Wilson, Greg Ftizsimmons and more – centers around...

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The Laughspin interview with T.J. Miller

The Laughspin interview with T.J. Miller

By | October 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 2 comments

Perhaps best known for his vomit-inducing camerawork in Cloverfield, T.J. Miller has been acting and doing comedy for almost as long as he’s been able to legally own a gun. He’s recently appeared in She’s Out of Your League and Yogi Bear, and his first one-hour stand-up...

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The Laughspin interview with Gabriel Iglesias

The Laughspin interview with Gabriel Iglesias

By | October 6, 2011 at 11:23 am | One comment

Although Gabriel Iglesias is a hugely popular comic with Mexican-American ethnic background, he makes it clear that he's not into being labeled merely as a “Latino” comic. He can expertly play to all types of audiences, thank you very much. He's proven years ago he is by no...

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Interview: Mia Rose Frampton, aka the girl who verbally kills Kristen Wiig in “Bridesmaids”

Interview: Mia Rose Frampton, aka the girl who verbally kills Kristen Wiig in “Bridesmaids”

By | September 29, 2011 at 11:23 am | 2 comments

Mia Rose Frampton is an adorable, spunky young actress likely to make her mark on Hollywood in a big way. A gigantic way, even, given the comedic chops and improvisational prowess she demonstrated in that now infamous deleted scene from Bridesmaids, which has nearly 200,000...

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The Laughspin audio interview with Marc Maron

The Laughspin audio interview with Marc Maron

By | September 22, 2011 at 10:02 am | No comments

Having followed the progress of Marc Maron's career since 2005 (when Laughspin was Punchline Magazine) -- in the form of interviews, album reviews, news stories (I even co-produced his one-man show Scorching the Earth in 2009 and was honored to write the liner notes for his...

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Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

By | September 20, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

It's unique to see someone like Patton Oswalt, known to the mainstream for his many television and film roles (King of Queens, Ratatouille, Big Fan) staying so true to his stand-up roots. In his latest comedy album, out today, Finest Hour, which recently premiered as a Showtime...

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The Laughspin Interview with the Sklar Brothers

The Laughspin Interview with the Sklar Brothers

By | September 15, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments

The Sklar Brothers are making a push for that oft-referred to, but rarely explained, "next level" in comedy. Riding on the wave of their popular Earwolf podcast, Sklarbro Country, having just dropped their new album Hendersons and Daughters, and appearing on Conan (see video...

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