Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

By | February 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | No comments

SXSW Comedy 2014 has announced its line-ups for the monster March festival. Rising stars and comedy legends will grace the stages of Austin, TX from March 8 - March 15. Funny or Die will host An Evening with Bill Cosby. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater will bring their...

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Comedian gets kneed in the groin on stage by professional wrestler (Video)

Comedian gets kneed in the groin on stage by professional wrestler (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 6 comments

I’ve seen a lot of comedian-vs-heckler situations both in person and online. But this is certainly a new spin. While he was headlining a show on Jan. 18 at Hampton’s Vaudeville Café in Chattanooga, TN comedian Grant Lyon was kneed in the groin by a professional wrestler. By...

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Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 11:55 am | No comments

Last night Jimmy Fallon made television history as he began his job as the sixth host of The Tonight Show. Decked in a gray suit and dark-blue tie, the former Late Night host took to the New York City studio’s stage and delivered an incredibly humble, sincere intro. He...

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You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

By | February 17, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Judging by its $130 million box office take so far, there’s a good chance you’ve already peeped The Lego Movie in theaters. Well, here’s another piece of joy: outtakes! Check it out below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every...

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The ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ second season trailer is here! (Video)

The ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ second season trailer is here! (Video)

By | February 17, 2014 at 12:26 pm | No comments

It's all about Amy Schumer right now. She just made a cameo on the hit HBO comedy Girls last month. She's starring in and writing a summer comedy Trainwreck due out July 24, 2015. Her Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour is selling out theaters across the country. Now the trailer...

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Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

By | February 17, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Comedian Janeane Garofalo will headline a charity show on March 5 to help raise funds for up-and-coming comedian Liza Dye, who was struck by a subway train in New York. The Upright Citizens Brigade theater, where Dye regularly performs, hosted a benefit on Saturday, where...

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10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

By | February 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | No comments

Compiled by Orli Matlow Merry President’s Day! In honor of George’s Washington’s birthday, Laughspin has compiled the best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches. Though SNL is a longstanding American institution, it unfortunately wasn’t around in 1776 so we...

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Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

By | February 14, 2014 at 2:45 pm | No comments

In their never-ending quest to score a comedy that gets more than 3 million viewers on the regular, NBC is aggressively courting former Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker. She’s close to signing on for Feed Me, a single-camera pilot on which she would star as Ellen, an accountant...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

By | February 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments

On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could...

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