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Steve Byrne: Byrne Center

By | January 14, 2008 at 11:39 am | No comments

With his very own one-hour Comedy Central special in the can, a major national comedy tour at full steam and a movie to shoot -- not to mention a rabid fan base -- comedian Steve (or Steben to his mom) Byrne is poised to become the breakthrough comedy star of 2008. On the heels of a successful showing at November's Las Vegas Comedy Festival, Los Angeles-based comedian more...


Comedians

By | January 4, 2008 at 10:14 am | No comments

If you're a comic and want to get on this list, please email: dylan@laughspin.com. Enjoy! A Orny Adams - www.ornyadams.com Ricardo Aleman - www.ricardoaleman.com Ted Alexandro - www.tedalexandro.com Dan Allen - www.taoofdan.com Greg Althoff - www.myspace.com/gregalthoff Aziz Ansari - www.azizisbored.com Dave Attell - www.daveattell.com B Ben more...


Dane Cook: Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden

By | November 5, 2007 at 5:55 pm | No comments

Since Dane Cook began enjoying the success of his sophomore album, 2005's double platinum-selling Retaliation, comedy fans have hit many a message board with anti-Dane sentiments while more than a few critics have filled many column inches expounding on what a hack the Boston-area native had become. Despite Cook having 15 years of solid stand-up experience behind him at more...


Opie & Anthony: Something Wickedly Funny This Way Comes

By | June 11, 2007 at 8:33 am | No comments

By Dylan P. Gadino On the heels of the enormous success of last year's Opie and Anthony's Traveling Virus tour, Gregg “Opie" Hughes, Anthony Cumia and their third mic master, stand-up Jim Norton, will be back this summer to spread the virus in the form of this year's biggest stand-up comedy tour. Joining them onstage at each show will be eight to more...


Geno Bisconte: The Philosopher King

By | June 4, 2007 at 8:29 am | No comments

There's a smile behind each all-encompassing jab New York City comic Geno Bisconte dishes out. It makes us a little worried, actually. But is there cause for concern? " By Jessica Agi Geno Bisconte may not be a household name in the world of comedy, but he has a lot to say, mostly about what stand-up comedy means not only to the entertainment industry but also to more...


Opie and Anthony: Speading the Virus

By | August 27, 2006 at 8:50 am | No comments

What happens when you inject some rock 'n' roll into stand-up comedy? Read on. Hours – and I do mean many, many hours – before the doors opened Saturday, August 26 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ thousands of people descended on the several sections of parking housed around the perimeter of the Garden more...


Louis CK: Stand-up to Sitcom

By | May 10, 2006 at 12:54 pm | No comments

For a stand-up comedy veteran of 21 years -- who has gone on record saying he'd never do a sitcom -- Louis C.K. finds himself in the most unlikely of places -- on HBO, starring in a sitcom that he created. By Dylan P. Gadino At a recent show at Carolines in New York City, it didn't take long for Louis C.K. to get on the topic of his 4-year-old daughter. She's an more...


Lisa Lampanelli: Highly Insulting!

By | February 5, 2006 at 7:25 pm | No comments

Stand-up comic Lisa Lampanelli has made a career out of insulting us. So why do we keep coming back for more? On her new CD, DVD and Comedy Central one-hour special, this Howard Stern favorite gives us plenty of reasons. By Dylan P. Gadino How are things with you? Oh, good. I mean, God, this has been the week of my life, I suppose, because I was on Stern more...


Spazzing Out with Christian Finnegan

By | December 19, 2005 at 8:04 am | No comments

Working his comedic mojo on stage, TV and now the big screen, Christian Finnegan gets the last laugh. By Noah Fowle It’s a Friday afternoon and Christian Finnegan is sitting down for a leisurely lunch in New York City before he hits road. His first stop is Washington D.C. In a city so ripe for ridicule and with Finnegan’s wide more...