News

Artie Lange hospitalized after suffering diabetic shock (Photos)

Artie Lange hospitalized after suffering diabetic shock (Photos)

By | April 15, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments

Artie Lange has been killing it recently, but it seems the veteran comedian has suffered a setback, as he's been hospitalized. "In the hospital outside of Detroit after going into diabetic shock. Trying to get better. Sorry for missing gigs," Lange tweeted earlier today, adding...

Posted in: feature slider, News, TV/Movies

The Simpsons turn into Legos on 550th episode (First look)

The Simpsons turn into Legos on 550th episode (First look)

By | April 15, 2014 at 2:12 pm | No comments

The Simpsons will turn into Legos on their milestone 550th episode, airing on May 4. And here's the first look at the episode, which was posted on the official Simpsons Twitter account. While the plot of the episode hasn't been revealed, we're sure the inclusion of Legos will be...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Southwest Airlines’ hilarious flight attendant Marty Cobb proves US Airways isn’t the only viral airline this week

Southwest Airlines’ hilarious flight attendant Marty Cobb proves US Airways isn’t the only viral airline this week

By | April 15, 2014 at 1:58 pm | One comment

US Airways was scrambling yesterday to save face in the midst of one of the most enjoyable Twitter scandals of all time. In response to a customer complaint on the social media site, whoever runs the US Airways Twitter feed posted a decidedly pornographic image of a toy plane...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs, News

Hilary Duff scores TV Land comedy ‘Younger’ from Sex and the City producer Darren Star

Hilary Duff scores TV Land comedy ‘Younger’ from Sex and the City producer Darren Star

By | April 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Hilary Duff, who’s recently gone through a public split from husband Mike Comrie, now has reason to celebrate: she’ll star in Younger, an upcoming comedy series from Sex and the City producer Darren Star. The 26-year-old singer and former Disney standout – remember Lizzie...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent’s Tom Cotter to headline Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, NY

Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent’s Tom Cotter to headline Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, NY

By | April 14, 2014 at 4:54 pm | No comments

Comedians Jay Leno and Tom Cotter will headline the 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this August in Jamestown, NY. The annual festival is part of a mission to preserve the comedic legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, which includes The Lucy Desi Museum & Center for...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

#RIP Jennifer Lopez trending worldwide: Death hoax is dumb but South Park’s Jennifer Lopez treatment is classic (Video)

#RIP Jennifer Lopez trending worldwide: Death hoax is dumb but South Park’s Jennifer Lopez treatment is classic (Video)

By | April 14, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments

Jennifer Lopez is the latest celebrity to be treated to a Twitter death hoax, which is why, as we write this, #RIP Jennifer Lopez is currently trending worldwide. Lopez joins the ranks of celebrities like Hugh Hefner, Usher, Jon Bon Jovi, Jeff Goldblum, Zach Braff and many...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, News, TV/Movies

Funny Or Die celebrates Passover with James Bond Jewish edition, starring Phil Rosenthal and Patton Oswalt (Video)

Funny Or Die celebrates Passover with James Bond Jewish edition, starring Phil Rosenthal and Patton Oswalt (Video)

By | April 14, 2014 at 2:47 pm | No comments

Sundown tonight marks the start of Passover, the most observed Jewish holiday— the one that honors the biblical mandate to come together, enjoy a bountiful meal and give thanks for having been liberated from the rule of Pharaohs in Ancient Egypt some 3,300 years ago. In...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, TV/Movies

‘Otto & George’ comedian ventriloquist Otto Petersen dies suddenly (Audio)

‘Otto & George’ comedian ventriloquist Otto Petersen dies suddenly (Audio)

By | April 14, 2014 at 10:43 am | 8 comments

Otto Petersen, the comedian behind x-rated ventriloquist act Otto & George, died yesterday while taking a nap. As of this writing, no cause of death has been revealed. Petersen was 53. A longtime, recurring guest on the Opie and Anthony Show on SiriusXM, the announcement was...

Posted in: feature slider, News, TV/Movies

Mad Men’s Jessica Paré binges on junk food, gets fat for Funny or Die (Video)

Mad Men’s Jessica Paré binges on junk food, gets fat for Funny or Die (Video)

By | April 13, 2014 at 8:41 pm | No comments

Jon Hamm's Don Draper and the rest of the Mad Men cast returns for the seventh and final season of the critically-acclaimed drama tonight at 10 pm ET on AMC. And while we're fans of the show, we here at Laughspin are always looking for a good laugh. So, what better way to...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, TV/Movies