Opinion

Ask Amber: She can help you. Maybe. Maybe not.

Ask Amber: She can help you. Maybe. Maybe not.

By | March 14, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments

Beep Beep Beep - Hi! Welcome to my weird advice column, Ask Amber, a new weekly addition to Laughspin. Each week I will answer a reader's question (any question!) in hopes of helping a homosapien. If you write in telling me you are an animal I'll get pissed off, and tell you...

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Greta Van Susteren should do some research before demonizing Louis C.K.

Greta Van Susteren should do some research before demonizing Louis C.K.

By | March 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 50 comments

UPDATE: 6:30 pm -- Louis C.K. has pulled out of the event. He will not be performing. Last night, Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren took to her official blog GretaWire to proudly proclaim that she will not be attending the Radio and Television Correspondents Association...

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Comedians fight against possible gay ban in tourist town

Comedians fight against possible gay ban in tourist town

By | March 8, 2012 at 2:57 pm | No comments

While the debate over gay rights and marriage equality continues to rage in America, it seems another country, the Philippines, is also being affected-- most notably in the confines of comedy clubs. Venue and bar owners in the touristy seaside town of Puerto Galera claim the...

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Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments

Many of us tuned in last tonight to watch the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony (even if only to #TweetRoast it live). Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony for the ninth time, returning after an eight-year hiatus. After recanting Eddie Murphy as host (and Brett Ratner as the...

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Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:29 am | One comment

Last September Jeffrey Ross showed up to Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen costumed as Muammar Gaddafi, walking the red carpet with two, um, lovely ladies. Last night, professional prankster Sacha Baron Cohen arrived to the Oscars red carpet donned as General Aladeen,...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but for people who aren’t stupid

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but for people who aren’t stupid

By | February 21, 2012 at 2:24 pm | One comment

Aries: Jeremy Piven is going to finger blast a member of your inner circle sometime before this weekend. Even worse, he’s not going to ask their permission. He’s going to talk ‘em into skinny dipping in his bad ass infinity pool, do the old, “Hey, what’s that?”...

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Here’s why the Shorty Awards for comedians are bullsh*t

Here’s why the Shorty Awards for comedians are bullsh*t

By | February 16, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 7 comments

Jim Norton, Bo Burnham and Iliza Shlesinger are in the running for a Shorty Award. That's great.  Also, Joe Jonas and Justin Bieber are in the running, natch. WHO THE FUCK ARE THESE OTHER PEOPLE? The...

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Poll: What do you think of ‘New Girl’ star Zooey Deschanel?

Poll: What do you think of ‘New Girl’ star Zooey Deschanel?

By | February 10, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments

She's only 32, but Zooey Deschanel has been entertaining comedy fans since 1999 (Mumford, anyone?). Her profile, however, has never been higher than it is now, seeing as she's the star of Fox's well-rated and critically-acclaimed New Girl and is hosting Saturday Night Live...

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Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

By | February 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 48 comments

This list will rank George Carlin's albums in terms of overall quality, with special attention paid to both straight hilarity as well as philosophical pertinence. I chose albums rather than specials for three reasons: 1) most of Carlin's albums simply were the audio from his...

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