Interviews

With Stick of Truth, Matt Stone reflects on South Park early years: It would play on Nickelodeon now

With Stick of Truth, Matt Stone reflects on South Park early years: It would play on Nickelodeon now

By | March 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm | No comments

Seventeen years after the season one premiere of South Park on Comedy Central, the once-humble animated series has turned into one of the largest comedy franchises of all time. Its creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have gone on to produce movies, a Broadway hit (Book of...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

By | February 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments

On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

By | February 7, 2014 at 3:11 pm | No comments

Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you...

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SF Sketchfest: Conversations with the San Francisco comedy fest founders

SF Sketchfest: Conversations with the San Francisco comedy fest founders

By | January 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm | One comment

In the dark of winter, hundreds of the most joyful people imaginable descend upon San Francisco for the funniest cult this side of Jonestown: SF Sketchfest. The 18-day occupation from Jan. 23 - Feb. 9 -- details here -- celebrates established favorites and up-and-coming...

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Nick Kroll tells Laughspin what it took to make ‘Cake Train’ a reality

Nick Kroll tells Laughspin what it took to make ‘Cake Train’ a reality

By | January 15, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

If you watched the season two premiere of Kroll Show last night on Comedy Central, then you know exactly what the Cake Train is. You also wish the Cake Train was real. If you didn't watch, please do yourself a favor and watch it-- hopefully you or a friend DVR'd it because as of...

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Jim Breuer talks new comedy metal album, Christmas and more (Exclusive interview and photos)

Jim Breuer talks new comedy metal album, Christmas and more (Exclusive interview and photos)

By | December 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm | No comments

Comedian, actor, writer and soon-to-be rock star, Jim Breuer has released a new music video for the song "Santa, Clause Ain't Coming to Town," which you can watch below. The former Saturday Night Live star stopped by my photography studio in Hoboken, NJ recently to take some...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 80: Mike Birbiglia interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 80: Mike Birbiglia interview

By | December 3, 2013 at 10:31 am | No comments

On a brand new special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I chat with comedian Mike Birbiglia, who has just released a new CD, DVD and digital download called My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. If the title sounds familiar, it's because this impeccable mix of straight-up stand-up and...

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Comedian Iliza Shlesinger on bridge trolls, going naked and confidence (Laughspin interview)

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger on bridge trolls, going naked and confidence (Laughspin interview)

By | December 2, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments

Winning Last Comic Standing is a blessing and a curse. The blessing, of course, is that as a comedian you’ve scored a tremendous amount of face time on prime time network television. The curse comes in the form of outside pressure to go on and prove you’re not just a flash...

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Rob Delaney on his book, his magical child and how he’s like Toni Morrison (Laughspin Interview)

Rob Delaney on his book, his magical child and how he’s like Toni Morrison (Laughspin Interview)

By | November 12, 2013 at 1:08 pm | No comments

It’s been only a year since Rob Delaney released his first comedy special – the stellar Live at the Bowery Ballroom – but the workhorse comedian has gifted the world with yet another gem: his first book, Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban....

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