Interviews

Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

By | August 3, 2011 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Last year, comedian Kyle Kinane released one of the best albums of the year Death of the Party. And since then, he's been quickly rising in the world of comedy, having made appearances on Conan, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show and his own Comedy Central Presents. Now he's...

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Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

By | July 26, 2011 at 10:08 am | No comments

"It’s so hard to get an intervention when people don’t think you have any problems," stand-up comic Maria Bamford complains as she tells me about her love of reality shows like Intervention and Confessions: Animal Hoarding. "Would somebody just please meet me at a Best...

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Interview: Axis of Awesome will rock you like a hurricane– if hurricanes were funny, and from Australia

Interview: Axis of Awesome will rock you like a hurricane– if hurricanes were funny, and from Australia

By | July 25, 2011 at 10:03 am | One comment

With tens of millions plays on YouTube, you just might have heard Australian comedy music trio Axis of Awesome hilariously deflating any number of pop music conventions. But now, the band – lead vocalist Jordan Raskopoulos, keyboardist and vocalist Benny Davis and guitarist...

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Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

By | July 18, 2011 at 9:27 am | 2 comments

On his new album for Comedy Central Records, Kurt Metzger Talks To Young People About Sex, the titular comedian takes the tradition of a relentless, rough-around-the-edges East Coast comic to the next level. Metzger – he also voices the character  zombie Randall...

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Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

By | July 14, 2011 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Editor's note: When Punchline Magazine became Laughspin.com, we also became a little something more-- and that is, purveyors, of sort, of comedy. In short, Laughspin Records is now a thing. And we're putting out albums from comedians and comedic performers we believe in. Our...

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Exclusive: Lewis Black, Nick Kroll talk about upcoming Bonnaroo performances

Exclusive: Lewis Black, Nick Kroll talk about upcoming Bonnaroo performances

By | June 7, 2011 at 6:37 pm | No comments

Just like the music stages at the 10th Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival offering a wildly diverse array of styles, this year’s Comedy Tent has also broadened its scope to include not only some of the best and edgiest stand-up around but spoken word, puppets and a couple of...

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Punchline Magazine interview: Sandra Bernhard talks new album, Roseanne, Kathy Griffin

By | June 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | No comments

In a new, exclusive interview with Punchline Magazine, comedy icon Sandra Bernhard talks about her new live album (out June 7) the fact that she is not in any feud with Kathy Griffin (despite reports) and about her time on Roseanne Barr's now classic, game-changing sitcom. "I...

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Exclusive: Comedians Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Joe DeRosa talk about their new film, “Cheat”

By | June 2, 2011 at 12:19 pm | No comments

"We've all lived the life. We're not proud of it. We're not ashamed of it. We're just presenting it," Bill Burr tells me during a recent chat I had with him, Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa about their new short film, Cheat, which debuted at the TriBeCa Film Festival recently. He...

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Watch HuffPo Comedy’s sweet Bob’s Burgers interview

By | May 23, 2011 at 3:01 pm | One comment

The newest addition to Fox’s animated series dynasty, Bob’s Burgers, made a splash when it debuted earlier this year. Since the show has been picked up for a second season, we can continue enjoying the Belcher family’s shenanigans every week. The show’s success is...

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