Opinion

Jon Stewart take on Trump supporters is kind. Too kind. (Opinion)

Jon Stewart take on Trump supporters is kind. Too kind. (Opinion)

By | November 18, 2016 at 11:13 am | No comments

Before I get into this let me just say that I understand this is a site that covers the world of comedy and that the following words may seem "off brand" for Laughspin. But take a few glances at your Twitter feed, populated with your favorite comedians, and shows like Last Week...

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Mitch Hedberg – The Complete Vinyl Collection is a thing all comedy fans should have

Mitch Hedberg – The Complete Vinyl Collection is a thing all comedy fans should have

By | November 17, 2016 at 1:16 pm | No comments

As is the case for any quality box set these days, it's not so much about the origin material. After all, box sets don't exist so that an artist's biggest fans can have access to a slickly-packaged sentimental bundle of garbage bits. Inherent in the entire concept of such a...

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John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

By | November 14, 2016 at 9:14 pm | No comments

The current season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ended in spectacular fashion on the back of a spectacularly terrible year. And that is why Oliver literally sets the year on fire in a way that would make John McClane proud. But before the HBO show signed off until the...

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Why Louis C.K. analysis of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump voters is perfect (VIDEO)

Why Louis C.K. analysis of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump voters is perfect (VIDEO)

By | November 2, 2016 at 11:55 am | No comments

Last night Louis C.K. told Conan O’Brien why he’s voting for Hillary Clinton for president of the United States on Nov. 8. And in doing so, the veteran comedian laid out a perfect summation of the minds of those voting for Clinton, Trump or none of the above. “If you vote...

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Chuck E. Cheese’s brawl with adults caught on video

Chuck E. Cheese’s brawl with adults caught on video

By | October 5, 2016 at 11:57 am | No comments

Chuck E. Cheese’s isn’t the place for adults to hang back, chill out and enjoy a day out with their children. And I speak from experience. Unfortunately, I’ve had to suffer through more than a few hastily planned, ill-fated birthday parties for one of my two son’s...

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Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

By | September 9, 2016 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone...

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Larry The Cable Guy: I’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton (UPDATE)

Larry The Cable Guy: I’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton (UPDATE)

By | August 30, 2016 at 1:15 pm | No comments

UPDATE -- 3:05 pm ET: Larry The Cable Guy appeared on SiriusXM, where he recorded an interview for The Raw Report, to further explain the comments he made about Hillary Clinton. The full interview will air Thursday at 3:30pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy SiriusXM 99. Here's what he...

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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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Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)

Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)

By | July 23, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments

MONTREAL -- Dana Gould, veteran comedian, comedy writer and all-around massively respected artist, delivered the annual keynote address here at Just For Laughs today. Below is the complete, unedited audio....

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