Interviews

That time I asked Michael Ian Black to be my marriage and parenting counselor

That time I asked Michael Ian Black to be my marriage and parenting counselor

By | February 21, 2012 at 2:59 pm | One comment

Michael Ian Black is a lot of things. He's an actor, a writer, an author of children's books and of books for grown-ups; he's a solid stand-up comedian with a pair of albums and a Comedy Central hour special to prove it; he's a also a married guy with two kids. And it's those...

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The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

By | February 6, 2012 at 9:59 am | 18 comments

Rare is the moment when we catch the seminal moments in the careers of comedians and entertainers in general when things perhaps started in their favor. And with the breaking news that the movie Smashed, after its showing at the Sundance Film Festival, has been acquired by Sony...

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The Laughspin interview with Dan Telfer

The Laughspin interview with Dan Telfer

By | January 6, 2012 at 11:38 am | 8 comments

Comedy fans know Dan Telfer from his stints as an opener for the likes of Maria Bamford, Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn. He’s familiar to podcast listeners, particularly fans of Doug Loves Movies and The Benson Interruption. He also gained buzz from his debut EP, 2010’s...

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The Laughspin interview with Eddie Pepitone

The Laughspin interview with Eddie Pepitone

By | January 2, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments

You might have have heard him singing his own name on Last Comic Standing a few seasons ago, you might have seen him yell at Conan O'Brien, or you might have seen him in the hit web series Puddin' but, in any case, everyone, comedy fan or no, needs to see Eddie...

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The Laughspin interview with Felipe Esparza

The Laughspin interview with Felipe Esparza

By | December 28, 2011 at 12:12 pm | No comments

You likely know Felipe Esparza as the dude who won it all in August, 2010 on what was likely the last season of Last Comic Standing ever. He was in great company, as the final five comedians were Tommy Johnagin, Roy Wood Jr., Myq Kaplan and the late Mike DeStefano. In winning,...

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The Laughspin Interview: Who is Shelby Fero?

The Laughspin Interview: Who is Shelby Fero?

By | November 9, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 4 comments

As Twitter and web videos become more pervasive, new non-traditional comedy stars are emerging, building a noticeable following. In the case of recently-turned 18-year-old Shelby Fero, she has taken advantage of the groundswell in comedy on the Internet. She's built up a...

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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 | 6 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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