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Turner Classic Movies, with host Greg Proops, launch Salute to Slapstick, offer online college course

Turner Classic Movies, with host Greg Proops, launch Salute to Slapstick, offer online college course

By | August 15, 2016 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Turner Classic Movies will launch a salute to slapstick comedy – that beloved but often critically disrespected comedy sub-genre – on Sept. 6 with comedian Greg Proops enlisted as host. Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick will air every Tuesday and Wednesday during September and...

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Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

By | August 15, 2016 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. "Unfortunately, it hasn't connected with our audience in ways that we need it to," Comedy Central President Kent...

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Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

By | November 9, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments

When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham,...

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What’s happening with Laughspin?

What’s happening with Laughspin?

By | August 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 42 comments

Oh, hey. You may have noticed we haven’t really been updating Laughspin in any consistent or meaningful way since June. Sure, we posted Dana Gould’s brilliant keynote address from the latest installment of the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. But, really, that was about...

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Russell Brand Moving To Syria? After His Tunisia Attack Trews Video, Critics Start Campaign To Buy Comedian One-Way Ticket

Russell Brand Moving To Syria? After His Tunisia Attack Trews Video, Critics Start Campaign To Buy Comedian One-Way Ticket

By | July 4, 2015 at 5:23 pm | No comments

Is Russell Brand moving to Syria? Fans in England have started a petition for him to go to the Middle East permanently following his controversial Trews video about the Tunisia massacre. Britain held a moment of silence last week for the victims of the shooting on a beach...

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Larry Wilmore: Take Confederate flag down (Video)

Larry Wilmore: Take Confederate flag down (Video)

By | June 26, 2015 at 11:59 am | No comments

Larry Wilmore addressed the nation last night with his take on the nationwide debate over the Confederate flag. In the wake of the deadly church shooting in South Carolina, Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the the flag from the capital building grounds. On The...

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Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

By | June 26, 2015 at 11:56 am | No comments

Comedy Central will give Jon Stewart a 42-day long send-off with a nonstop Daily Show marathon. "Your Month of Zen" begins today at noon and will last until Stewart's final episode on Aug. 6. Comedy Central will stream every single episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on...

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Hannibal Buress ponders Why? in new Comedy Central series (Video)

Hannibal Buress ponders Why? in new Comedy Central series (Video)

By | June 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm | One comment

Hannibal Buress finally has his own Comedy Central series. Why? With Hannibal Buress premieres on July 8. After co-hosting The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim and starring in Broad City, Buress will answer life's most pressing question, "Why?" on his weekly half-hour topical...

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Barack Obama Uses ‘N-word’ On ‘WTF With Marc Maron’ Podcast; President Also Discusses Racism And Gun Control After Charleston Church Shooting

Barack Obama Uses ‘N-word’ On ‘WTF With Marc Maron’ Podcast; President Also Discusses Racism And Gun Control After Charleston Church Shooting

By | June 22, 2015 at 12:24 pm | No comments

Marc Maron's highly-anticipated podcast interview with Barack Obama is going viral after the President used the "n-word" to make a point. Obama was speaking about the Charleston church shootings when he noted that racism still exists in America today. "Racism, we are not...

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