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Laughspin Podcast episode 58: Kathy Griffin, Natasha Leggero, rape jokes

Laughspin Podcast episode 58: Kathy Griffin, Natasha Leggero, rape jokes

By | June 6, 2013 at 3:27 pm | No comments

On a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about Kathy Griffin breaking a so-called comedy record. Spoiler alert: I take offense at a comment she made about George Carlin. We'll also get into the rape joke debate, reignited this time by a discussion between...

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Jay Leno: I would perform stand-up after Richard Pryor so I’d bomb (Audio)

Jay Leno: I would perform stand-up after Richard Pryor so I’d bomb (Audio)

By | May 31, 2013 at 3:41 pm | One comment

In an interview on this week's The Paul Mecurio Show, Jay Leno talked candidly to comedian Paul Mecurio about his days as a struggling comic, sleeping outside or crashing on friends' couches, and how he slowly made it big. One of his many words of wisdom for young comics was to...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 56: SNL shakeup, Eddie Pepitone, TV preview, Amy Poehler, more

Laughspin Podcast episode 56: SNL shakeup, Eddie Pepitone, TV preview, Amy Poehler, more

By | May 20, 2013 at 10:56 am | One comment

This week Mike and I round-up the new comedies hitting the major networks this fall, plus news on Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Bill Hader and more. And you get to hear a new track from comedian Mike Lawrence's new album, a favorite bit from SNL character Stefon and listen to a...

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The Laughspin Podcast, episode 54: The Lonely Island, Joe DeRosa, Jim Gaffigan

The Laughspin Podcast, episode 54: The Lonely Island, Joe DeRosa, Jim Gaffigan

By | May 9, 2013 at 11:30 pm | No comments

On this new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I deliver great news about a Phil Hartman project, a new Anna Faris series and also some sad news about comedian Rick Shapiro and more. We also listen to a new song from Andy Samberg's comedy group The Lonely Island, a clip...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 53: Jim Gaffigan interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 53: Jim Gaffigan interview

By | May 6, 2013 at 10:40 am | No comments

Jim Gaffigan has added yet another hyphen to his already multi-hyphenate life. The comedian, actor of television, film and yes, even Broadway, will officially become an author, as his parenting-themed book Dad is Fat becomes available in stores and online May 7. To be clear,...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 52: Pete Holmes, Amy Schumer, John Oliver

Laughspin Podcast, episode 52: Pete Holmes, Amy Schumer, John Oliver

By | May 2, 2013 at 5:40 pm | No comments

On this week's Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I deliver news about a big change at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Chris Hardwick's new gig at Comedy Central, Futurama, Sarah Silverman and more. And we listen to a track from comedian Pete Holmes' new album Nice Try, The Devil, out...

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What happens when Marc Maron runs out of guests to interview on WTF? (Video)

What happens when Marc Maron runs out of guests to interview on WTF? (Video)

By | April 24, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments

Ever since launching his wildly popular podcast WTF in 2009 (that has spawned an IFC show set to premiere May 3), Marc Maron has stuck to a strict two-episode-per-week programming schedule-- which means as we write this, episode 380 is now available. That’s a tremendous amount...

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Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan, David Huntsberger set out on Professor Blastoff podcast tour (Full dates)

Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan, David Huntsberger set out on Professor Blastoff podcast tour (Full dates)

By | April 24, 2013 at 3:09 pm | No comments

Comedians Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan and David Huntsberger are about to hit the road for a string of live recordings of their popular podcast Professor Blastoff. For your convenience, we've listed the full dates below; just click the links for more ticket info. We should also...

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Laughspin Podcast special episode: Mary Lynn Rajskub interview (Audio)

Laughspin Podcast special episode: Mary Lynn Rajskub interview (Audio)

By | April 16, 2013 at 9:35 pm | No comments

While at Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino interviews comedian and actress Mary Lynn Rajskub, best known as Chloe from the hit show 24 with Kiefer Sutherland. This laid-back chat ranges from balancing life on the road while being a parent, the...

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