Interviews

Scott Aukerman talks season two of Comedy Bang Bang (Laughspin interview)

Scott Aukerman talks season two of Comedy Bang Bang (Laughspin interview)

By | June 11, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments

If you follow Scott Aukerman on any social networking platform, you probably have witnessed the real-time production progress Comedy Bang! Bang!'s second season for IFC. And while I can say that some familiar faces (along with musical sidekick Reggie Watts) will grace your TV...

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The Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole

The Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole

By | June 10, 2013 at 10:13 am | No comments

He's been with Conan O'Brien since the talk show host's ill-fated Tonight Show run and now Chicago-bred comedy veteran and Emmy-nominated writer, Deon Cole has his own series. It's called Deon Cole's Black Box and it premieres tonight at 10 pm ET on TBS. The clip show will find...

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Kevin Nealon on his new album, being willfully naive and more! (Laughspin interview)

Kevin Nealon on his new album, being willfully naive and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | May 29, 2013 at 12:03 pm | No comments

Since the series finale of Showtime's Emmy-winning pot-themed series Weeds, we've seen a lot less of Nevin Nealon on our small screens. It's bittersweet, of course, for comedy fans. But life after eight seasons of playing Doug Wilson finds the 59-year-old Saturday Night Live...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 55: Interview with South African comedian Trevor Noah

Laughspin Podcast episode 55: Interview with South African comedian Trevor Noah

By | May 16, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments

Regardless of how big of a comedy nerd you are, there's a good chance you've never heard of comedian Trevor Noah— but that has more to do with location than it does with his skill level. And, anyway, that’s about to change. Born, raised and currently living in Johannesburg,...

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Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts

Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts

By | May 7, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments

Whether it’s Austin, Seattle or Detroit, every non-coast comedy scene deals with the same conundrum: You build a community of talented standups, and just when things are looking good, the scene’s most prominent comics ditch their home-town for the sink-or-swim world of L.A....

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 53: Jim Gaffigan interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 53: Jim Gaffigan interview

By | May 6, 2013 at 10:40 am | No comments

Jim Gaffigan has added yet another hyphen to his already multi-hyphenate life. The comedian, actor of television, film and yes, even Broadway, will officially become an author, as his parenting-themed book Dad is Fat becomes available in stores and online May 7. To be clear,...

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Bo Burnham on Zach Stone, modern celebrity, working with Judd Apatow, more! (Interview)

Bo Burnham on Zach Stone, modern celebrity, working with Judd Apatow, more! (Interview)

By | May 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Six years ago, Bo Burnham was a tall, pale, lanky kid from suburban Massachusetts with access to a crappy video camera and an electronic keyboard. What separated him from most 16-year-olds, however, was his ability to use those tools. Thematically speaking, the first two songs...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 51: Interview with Al Madrigal of The Daily Show

Laughspin Podcast, episode 51: Interview with Al Madrigal of The Daily Show

By | April 24, 2013 at 11:28 am | No comments

As the Senior Latino Correspondent – or is it the Senior Immigration Correspondent? – Al Madrigal has been at the center of some of the sharpest, most satisfying field pieces on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for the past two years. It took little time for the San...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 50: Interview with comedian Amy Schumer

Laughspin Podcast, episode 50: Interview with comedian Amy Schumer

By | April 22, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments

On the newest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with comedian Amy Schumer, who, as they say in the business, is on fire. Her Comedy Central hour-special Mostly Sex Stuff was the second-highest-rated on the network in five years. And her new show,...

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