Interviews

A super fun, super chill Laughspin interview with Patton Oswalt

A super fun, super chill Laughspin interview with Patton Oswalt

By | November 12, 2013 at 10:52 am | 2 comments

Okay guys. This conversation with Patton Oswalt needs a little context. I had just seen Oswalt deliver a hilarious and incredibly well-received set in a sweaty, packed comedy tent at Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest. And, like any chaotic festival, music from a nearby stage was...

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Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

By | November 7, 2013 at 2:50 pm | No comments

Donnell Rawlings is often recognized from his iconic roles on Chappelle's Show, namely Ashy Larry. And he doesn't mind at all. Since his days as the ashy dice roller, he has continued touring his stand-up act, making his own comedy sketch videos and more recently has appeared as...

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Donnell Rawlings makes rulings on marijuana, gay marriage, and more! (Exclusive Video)

Donnell Rawlings makes rulings on marijuana, gay marriage, and more! (Exclusive Video)

By | November 4, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Donnell Rawlings was an ashy dice player on Chappelle's Show. Then he taught you the finer aspects of manly living on Guy Code. Now on the upcoming MTV2 show Guy Court, he is the (dis)honorable Judge Rawlings making a verdict on cases allegedly violating guy code. I sat down...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 78: Interview with Vince August

Laughspin Podcast, episode 78: Interview with Vince August

By | October 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In September, comedian Vince August was forced to make a nearly impossible decision-- either quit comedy or quit his job as a municipal court judge. In a story that has grabbed headlines from every major news outlet in America -- not to mention England, Russia, China and more --...

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The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

By | October 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments

Pete Holmes is not just a stand-up comic, but an all-encompassing comedian. Not only have you seen him perform stand-up on Comedy Central and Conan, but you've likely seen his digital shorts like Kid Farm or his Batman sketches (see below). Or you've seen shows he's written for...

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Jimmy Pardo is renovating his closet: ‘It’s a very nice size’ (Exclusive interview and photos)

Jimmy Pardo is renovating his closet: ‘It’s a very nice size’ (Exclusive interview and photos)

By | October 22, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Jimmy Pardo has just released a brand-spanking new album called Sprezzatura, which is a fast-moving, richly entertaining slice of comedy goodness.  You should buy the shit out of it here. It finds the Chicago native, current Conan staffer and podcast revolutionary...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 77: Lisa Lampanelli interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 77: Lisa Lampanelli interview

By | October 22, 2013 at 10:42 am | One comment

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with comedian Lisa Lampanelli -- aka the Lovable Queen of Mean -- at her Manhattan apartment for The Laughspin Podcast. We chatted about a great many things, including her dramatic weight loss, her new one-woman show called Skinny...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 76: Interview with Doug Stanhope

Laughspin Podcast, episode 76: Interview with Doug Stanhope

By | October 17, 2013 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Two days ago, just hours after finding out two of his best friends are dead -- one due to an infection; the other from suicide -- comedian Doug Stanhope sat down with with me in the green room at Levity Live comedy club in West Nyack, NY. Stanhope talks about what happened with...

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Kathleen Madigan talks Netflix, friend Lewis Black, Sally Lunchbox, more (Laughspin interview)

Kathleen Madigan talks Netflix, friend Lewis Black, Sally Lunchbox, more (Laughspin interview)

By | September 24, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments

Over the past decade, Kathleen Madigan has quietly become one of the country's most successful comedians. Although she's been on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 15 times, Late Show with David Letterman six times, Conan twice, the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (and more),...

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