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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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12 videos from Kristen Wiig’s triumphant return to Saturday Night Live!

12 videos from Kristen Wiig’s triumphant return to Saturday Night Live!

By | May 13, 2013 at 10:42 am | One comment

Kristen Wiig made her triumphant return to Saturday Night Live after she tearfully left the show one year ago. As the SNL's host she didn’t disappoint, deftly weaving between new characters and reviving some of the old favorites like the Target Lady, Kat from "Garth and Kat"...

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Laughspin video playlist: Trevor Moore, Birthday Boys, College Humor and more!

Laughspin video playlist: Trevor Moore, Birthday Boys, College Humor and more!

By | April 12, 2013 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Hey, Laughspinners. Welcome to the second edition of the Laughspin Friday Video Playlist (unless you guys come up with a better name for it). Last week we introduced you to Jason Horton, who be delivering a neatly-packaged set of funny videos every Friday for your amusement....

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Jonathan Winters dies at 87: Watch 10 of his funniest television moments (Videos)

Jonathan Winters dies at 87: Watch 10 of his funniest television moments (Videos)

By | April 12, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments

After six decades in the entertainment industry, Jonathan Winters, the lovable comedian and comic actor known for his ever-growing roster of zany television characters, has died at the age of 87. A family friend confirmed to the Associated Press that Winters passed away...

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Introducing the Laughspin video playlist, coming to your face every Friday!

Introducing the Laughspin video playlist, coming to your face every Friday!

By | April 5, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments

Hey, Laughspinners. We're quite pleased to introduce you to Jason Horton, a man of many talents—writer, producer, actor and YouTube hero. Starting today, he’ll be curating a handful of hilarious videos every Friday for your amusement. Each week, you’ll find a neatly...

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Louis C.K., Archer, Mike Birbiglia, more win big in Laughspin Readers’ Choice Awards

Louis C.K., Archer, Mike Birbiglia, more win big in Laughspin Readers’ Choice Awards

By | December 19, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments

We'd like to thank our dedicated readers for participating in our year-end readers' poll. Voting ended last night and with that come the results, which have been summarized below-- complete with a few colorful pie charts! If you'd like to see the full list of categories and...

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