Interviews

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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Listen to Trey Parker and Matt Stone's "Book of Mormon" interview from NPR

By | May 19, 2011 at 3:18 pm | No comments

South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone sat down with Fresh Air's Terry Gross this morning on NPR to chat about theire mega-successful Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. In the 43-minute interview, the pair cover a lot of ground, talking to Gross about their real-life...

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Exclusive: Mitch Hedberg’s wife Lynn Shawcroft on the new website, Mitch’s legacy and their time together

By | May 17, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments

[caption id="attachment_23033" align="aligncenter" width="398" caption="photo by Brandon Mikolaski"][/caption] With his unfortunate passing in 2005, Mitch Hedberg has gained almost a legendary status in the comedy world. His jokes are quoted constantly and the influence of his...

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