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Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

By | November 10, 2014 at 6:09 pm | No comments

Comedian Tig Notaro had to cancel two shows this weekend after being hospitalized for an unknown "medical emergency." Notaro's Saturday show at Boston's Wilbur Theatre was canceled according to her Facebook page and then yesterday's show at Paramount Theatre in Denver was also...

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Microwaved Glow Stick Explodes In Kid’s Face! See Hilarious Video Of Dad’s Response

Microwaved Glow Stick Explodes In Kid’s Face! See Hilarious Video Of Dad’s Response

By | November 10, 2014 at 4:40 pm | One comment

Like many other kids, a young boy named Jack thought it would be fun to explicity ignore his parent’s instructions. But when Jack when tried to microwave a glow stick against his father’s wishes, he learned that sometimes it is best to listen to your dad. Predictably, the...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

By | November 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook,...

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W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

By | November 10, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example,...

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John Waters inspires at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Neil Hamburger, Rachel Bloom fit right in

John Waters inspires at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Neil Hamburger, Rachel Bloom fit right in

By | November 9, 2014 at 11:32 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- Once upon a time, before Formula One racing came to roost, before South by Southwest lay at the feet of Microsoft and Doritos, before everyone and their mother moved to the city to catch a whisper of hipness before it vanished into commodity, Austin quietly celebrated...

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John Oliver Calls Cookie Monster ‘Biscuit Monster’ In ‘Furchester Hotel’ Video; Watch Cookie Monster Freak Out When He Thinks There’s No Cookies In England

John Oliver Calls Cookie Monster ‘Biscuit Monster’ In ‘Furchester Hotel’ Video; Watch Cookie Monster Freak Out When He Thinks There’s No Cookies In England

By | November 9, 2014 at 10:16 am | No comments

John Oliver has now taken his brand of humor to Furchester Hotel, a British offshoot of Sesame Street featuring Elmo and Cookie Monster. The Last Week Tonight host appears in a new video where he tells Cookie Monster that cookies are known as biscuits across the pond. And Cookie...

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Laughspin chat with truTV’s Friends of the People producers, cast members Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz

Laughspin chat with truTV’s Friends of the People producers, cast members Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz

By | November 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | No comments

If you haven't been watching truTV's newest and first sketch comedy series Friends of the People, you are truly missing out. Fear, not, though. You can right your past wrongs by tuning into the stellar new series every Tuesday at 10 pm ET on truTV or by checking out the show's...

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Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana join for Special Correspondents

Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana join for Special Correspondents

By | November 6, 2014 at 10:44 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais must think Eric Bana is pretty funny. The two actors will star in Special Correspondents -- a remake of a French film --which Gervais will direct next spring. Bana plays a struggling New York radio journalist whose career is on the rocks. In a move of desperation,...

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Girls fourth season gets premiere date, leads in for Mark Duplass’ Togetherness

Girls fourth season gets premiere date, leads in for Mark Duplass’ Togetherness

By | November 6, 2014 at 10:33 pm | No comments

Lena Dunham and Girls will return to HBO for its fourth season on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET. So set your DVRs to see what Dunham, Allison Williams and the rest of the cast were hinting at in the new Girls promo video released earlier this week. Lena Dunham's comedy about...

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