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Mad Men’s Jessica Paré binges on junk food, gets fat for Funny or Die (Video)

Mad Men’s Jessica Paré binges on junk food, gets fat for Funny or Die (Video)

By | April 13, 2014 at 8:41 pm | No comments

Jon Hamm's Don Draper and the rest of the Mad Men cast returns for the seventh and final season of the critically-acclaimed drama tonight at 10 pm ET on AMC. And while we're fans of the show, we here at Laughspin are always looking for a good laugh. So, what better way to...

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Comedy Exposition with Sean O’Connor, Sean Patton headed to Chicago

Comedy Exposition with Sean O’Connor, Sean Patton headed to Chicago

By | April 13, 2014 at 4:39 pm | One comment

Move over, Just For Laughs and make way for The Comedy Exposition! Chicago learned last year that it would not be hosting another TBS-sponsored Just For Laughs Chicago festival in 2014. A staple of the comedy festivals circuit, JFL Chicago debuted in 2009 as another showcase...

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Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

By | April 13, 2014 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Steve Carell's celebrity improv game show Riot has been ordered to series and will feature famous guests including Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines and Carell himself! Originally developed under the name Slide Show, Riot has a regular cast of contestants playing improv games with...

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Watch: Disney’s ‘Girl Meets World’ follow up to ‘Boy Meets World’ finds Danielle Fishel and Topanga all grown up

Watch: Disney’s ‘Girl Meets World’ follow up to ‘Boy Meets World’ finds Danielle Fishel and Topanga all grown up

By | April 13, 2014 at 12:18 pm | No comments

Cory and Topanga Matthews make their triumphant return in Disney's first official Girl Meets World trailer. Disney is building a lot of hype behind the Boy Meets World follow-up series since they cast the titular "Girl" last year. Excitement only grew further when a video went...

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Ben Roy’s ‘No Enlightenment in Sobriety’ is motivational misery, salve for misanthropic minds (Review)

Ben Roy’s ‘No Enlightenment in Sobriety’ is motivational misery, salve for misanthropic minds (Review)

By | April 13, 2014 at 11:37 am | No comments

If you follow modern stand-up comedy even casually, youʼre probably aware that booze and drugs arenʼt celebrated today like they once were. Humor superstars like Chris Hardwick, Marc Maron and Russell Brand have all become disciples of sobriety, bemoaning their dark years...

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Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

By | April 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. It's official, so everyone can stop with their absurd lists of possible replacements for Letterman. As you are likely aware, Letterman announced his retirement plans last week on Late Show. Of course we're...

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Oxygen’s ‘Funny Girls’ follows rising Los Angeles comedians in male dominated world of comedy

Oxygen’s ‘Funny Girls’ follows rising Los Angeles comedians in male dominated world of comedy

By | April 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | No comments

Oxygen wants to show the nation how tough it is to be a female stand-up comedian with its new docuseries Funny Girls (working title). The series showcases up-and-coming female comics in Los Angeles as "they strive to break the glass ceiling in the male-dominated comedy...

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Billy Eichner: Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar? (Video)

Billy Eichner: Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar? (Video)

By | April 8, 2014 at 11:38 am | No comments

Paul Rudd and Billy Eichner recently took to the streets of Manhattan to play, "Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar?" As he does so often, the Billy on the Street star lovingly harasses passersby to get his answer. As you could imagine, most respondents were...

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Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

By | April 8, 2014 at 9:50 am | No comments

Microsoft is getting serious about creating original programming for its Xbox One. Xbox Entertainment Studios has turned to Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Seth Green for comedy shows to stream on the video game-turned-entertainment console, which currently retails for about...

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