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Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

By | May 19, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments

Stand-up comedians are taking over television! Comics, not all of them trained actors, are getting the opportunity to play the roles they were meant to play: comedians. The old stand-up-to-sitcom model was that maybe you'd get discovered at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in...

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10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

By | February 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | No comments

Compiled by Orli Matlow Merry President’s Day! In honor of George’s Washington’s birthday, Laughspin has compiled the best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches. Though SNL is a longstanding American institution, it unfortunately wasn’t around in 1776 so we...

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Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

By | December 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments

In some form or another, I say this every year. But that doesn’t make it untrue. So here goes: In 2013, so many amazing comedians released so many amazing albums and specials that I struggled greatly to cram just 10 in this list of the very best. Sure, we can make the list...

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15 comedians with Ivy League pedigrees

15 comedians with Ivy League pedigrees

By | August 29, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 12 comments

It's back to school time, you guys. And since for many students, this is a time of stress and panic, we'd like to help you through this time with a little inspiration. Below, we've listed 15 of our favorite funny people who were smart enough to gain entry into one (or more) of...

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Watch 11 of our favorite moments from Whose Line is it Anyway before the reboot premieres!

Watch 11 of our favorite moments from Whose Line is it Anyway before the reboot premieres!

By | July 15, 2013 at 6:12 pm | No comments

Tomorrow, we see the much anticipated return of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, "the show where everything's made up and the points don't matter." The improv show, which originally started as a 6 episode radio series in the U.K back in 1988, ran for a total of 18 seasons spanning from...

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12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

By | June 24, 2013 at 10:00 am | 7 comments

As shocking as it may sound, not every comedian joked his or her way straight to stardom. Before they were making you laugh onstage, in movies and on television, they were working regular dead-end jobs-- you know, like most of us! From waiting tables to applying makeup to the...

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Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | One comment

Tomorrow is Father's Day, so whether he was your greatest idol growing up or a complete dead beat, you are obligated to acknowledge his existence. And if you're a dad, milk it for all it's worth. It's the one day each year when your kids have to think of your positive qualities...

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10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

By | June 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments

There's nothing like a great one line joke. Just like it takes planning and smarts to deliver an amazingly funny longform story, it takes special talent to write and deliver a short joke that will stick with an audience. Below, we've chosen 10 of our favorites one-to-few-line...

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John Oliver’s 10 best moments on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Videos)

John Oliver’s 10 best moments on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Videos)

By | June 7, 2013 at 12:05 pm | One comment

Last night, Jon Stewart handed over hosting duties of The Daily Show to longtime correspondent John Oliver. As you're likely well aware, Stewart is headed to the Middle East to direct his first film, leaving Oliver in charge of things until Sept. 3. So in honor of what we...

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