Conan O’Brien headed to MTV

Conan O’Brien headed to MTV

By | March 5, 2014 at 11:00 am | No comments

Late-night talk show host and everyone's favorite monstrously-tall red head Conan O'Brien will host the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in April. This will be his first time hosting on MTV, although he has hosted the Emmys before. "After eight years of intense negations, I am honored to...

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Jay Leno, Dane Cook, D.L. Hughley and more wish 11-year-old boy a well deserved happy birthday (Video)

Jay Leno, Dane Cook, D.L. Hughley and more wish 11-year-old boy a well deserved happy birthday (Video)

By | March 3, 2014 at 6:41 pm | One comment

Wouldn't you love a personalized video of birthday wishes from some of the country's top comics? Jay Leno, Dane Cook, D.L. Hughely and a slew of other comedians did just that last night as the heartwarming story and video has gone viral. A Michigan boy named Colin turns 11 on...

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Jordan Klepper is the newest correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

Jordan Klepper is the newest correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

By | March 3, 2014 at 6:18 pm | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will welcome its newest correspondent, Jordan Klepper, tonight as the UCB Comedy standout reports “live” from Ukraine during the 11 pm ET broadcast. In addition to being a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater for the past...

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Ellen DeGeneres plays nice, crashes Twitter during Oscars hosting duties (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres plays nice, crashes Twitter during Oscars hosting duties (Video)

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:29 am | One comment

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres returned to the Academy Awards last night to host a fun and friendly Oscars ceremony for the second time. After an edgy performance last year by host Seth MacFarlane, DeGeneres kept the jabs light-hearted and embarrassing moment exposures to a minimum...

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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:03 am | No comments

Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The...

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Scottish actuary Donald MacLeod looks to break world record for most jokes in one hour (Sponsored)

Scottish actuary Donald MacLeod looks to break world record for most jokes in one hour (Sponsored)

By | February 26, 2014 at 8:30 pm | No comments

When Donald MacLeod, Head of Actuarial, joined the team of investment and insurance firm Scottish Friendly, he likely didn’t expect that slinging jokes would be part of the gig. But that’s exactly what’s about to pass. On March 5, MacLeod will hit the stage at the Park Bar...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:57 pm | No comments

In a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I pay homage to Harold Ramis, who died at the age 69. The legendary comedy writer, director and actor gave us classic flicks like Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Stripes, Meatballs and the list goes on. He’ll truly...

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Seth Rogen testifies at Congressional subcommittee hearing (Video)

Seth Rogen testifies at Congressional subcommittee hearing (Video)

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:14 pm | One comment

Some of you might have been on Twitter and wondered, "Why is Seth Rogen on C-SPAN?" Well, here's your answer: The This Is The End star testified in Congress on Wednesday afternoon at a Senate appropriations subcommittee hearing called, "Taking a Toll on Families and the Economy:...

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Comedian Eugene Mirman posts second White House petition, asking Obama to call Uganda president a ‘ding-dong-boob-poopy’

Comedian Eugene Mirman posts second White House petition, asking Obama to call Uganda president a ‘ding-dong-boob-poopy’

By | February 26, 2014 at 3:01 pm | No comments

As a response to his original White House petition being removed from the government’s Web site, comedian Eugene Mirman has just launched a revised version. Yesterday, Mirman launched a petition requesting that President Barack Obama tell Uganda “to go fuck themselves.”...

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