Interviews

Laughspin Podcast special episode: Lewis Black interview

Laughspin Podcast special episode: Lewis Black interview

By | March 27, 2013 at 11:38 am | 2 comments

In this special edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Lewis Black in Grand Rapids, Michigan during the third annual Gilda's LaughFest. The far-ranging interview covers everything from the evolution of Black's stand-up career, his...

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Meet Michelle Buteau, Best Week Ever star and Jenny McCarthy sidekick (Laughspin interview)

Meet Michelle Buteau, Best Week Ever star and Jenny McCarthy sidekick (Laughspin interview)

By | March 20, 2013 at 2:23 pm | One comment

Michelle Buteau is bringing sassy back. Embrace it – you’ll enjoy it. Trust us. Up until recent days, the New Jersey-slash-Miami, Florida native—yeah, it’s complicated—may have been best known for her performances on seasons five and six of NBC’s defunct Last...

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Workaholics star Erik Griffin on obsessed fans, politics of comedy, more! (Laughspin interview)

Workaholics star Erik Griffin on obsessed fans, politics of comedy, more! (Laughspin interview)

By | March 20, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments

Many of you know Erik Griffin as the competitive office worker with an open-book marital sex life, Montez Walker, on the hit Comedy Central show, Workaholics. However, you should take some time to get to know him as the talented stand-up performer he's been for the past decade....

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Pollak

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Pollak

By | March 14, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments

Kevin Pollak has accomplished much in his more-than-40-years of performing. He's an accomplished dramatic actor with infamous roles in The Usual Suspects and A Few Good Men. He's a veteran stand-up comedian who thrived in the 80s and early 90s before his acting career took off....

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A Skype interview with Comedy Central comedian Ben Hoffman’s dad (Video)

A Skype interview with Comedy Central comedian Ben Hoffman’s dad (Video)

By | March 7, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments

The second episode of The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman goes down tonight at 10 pm EST on Comedy Central. And before I go any further, let me just say you should check it out. If you missed the first episode, you can watch the entire thing here. It’s hard to describe the show...

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The Laughspin Interview with comedy podcast pioneers Keith and the Girl

The Laughspin Interview with comedy podcast pioneers Keith and the Girl

By | March 6, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 15 comments

Before iTunes properly introduced the populace to the term “podcast,” Keith Malley and Chemda were broadcasting their thoughts into the ether—and with no help from traditional radio. Since then, their podcast Keith and the Girl, which airs live every day and then uploaded...

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The Laughspin Interview with legendary comedian George Wallace

The Laughspin Interview with legendary comedian George Wallace

By | March 2, 2013 at 9:43 am | No comments

Two minutes into a conversation with legendary stand up comedian George Wallace and it’s clear that even after thirty-six years the man still loves his job. Lucky for us he does. Not just because we still get to enjoy his rapid-fire brand of observational humor, but because...

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Hasan Minhaj, of MTV’s ‘Failosophy,’ on social media, Ashton Kutcher, selective racism (Interview)

Hasan Minhaj, of MTV’s ‘Failosophy,’ on social media, Ashton Kutcher, selective racism (Interview)

By | February 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments

In Hasan Minhaj, the producers of MTV’s Failosophy have secured a host with quite possibly the most apt-fitting credentials imaginable for the task at hand. Boasting a storied background in a comedy brand that orients itself around piecemeal mockery of all things social media...

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The Laughspin Interview with Joe Rogan (Part 2)

The Laughspin Interview with Joe Rogan (Part 2)

By | February 6, 2013 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Here is part deux of my interview with stand-up comedian and former Fear Factor host, Joe Rogan. The first part is here. If you’re just joining us, Joe self-released his own special on his website for $5 (go to joerogan.net and watch that now if you haven’t already!)....

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