Just For Laughs New Faces: Monroe Martin, Drew Michael, Michelle Wolf impress

Just For Laughs New Faces: Monroe Martin, Drew Michael, Michelle Wolf impress

By | July 25, 2014 at 12:19 pm | One comment

MONTREAL – The New Faces of Comedy, a beloved Just For Laughs tradition, is perhaps one of the most highly anticipated showcases to grace the Montreal mega-comedy festival each and every year. More than giving under-the-radar comedians a chance to shine among more established...

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Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:27 pm | No comments

There might be some beef at this year's Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late...

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Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments

UPDATE: We've now uploaded the official audio. It sounds amazing. So enjoy! MONTREAL -- Just a few hours ago, comedian Jim Norton finished delivering I Insincerly Apologize, they keynote address at the ComedyPro conference at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal....

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‘My Man is a Loser’ star Bryan Callen live Twitter chat with Laughspin 4 pm EST today!

‘My Man is a Loser’ star Bryan Callen live Twitter chat with Laughspin 4 pm EST today!

By | July 24, 2014 at 2:07 pm | No comments

My Man is a Loser, starring John Stamos, Bryan Callen, Michael Rapaport and Tika Sumpter hits theaters and will be available on Video on Demand services tomorrow, July 25! And to celebrate, Laughspin (that's us) will be hosting a live Twitter chat with Bryan Callen.  You likely...

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Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

By | July 24, 2014 at 12:34 pm | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld just wrapped up season four of his recently-renewed Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe. Now his latest "between-the-seasons" project, Single Shots, has launched its first episode. The mini-sodes will feature multiple guests talking about the same...

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Zach Galifianakis, Ted Dansen adapt The Nationals documentary into stage play (Video)

Zach Galifianakis, Ted Dansen adapt The Nationals documentary into stage play (Video)

By | July 24, 2014 at 11:42 am | No comments

Zach Galifianakis and Ted Dansen give a sneak peek as to what The National's documentary Mistaken for Strangers would look like as a stage play. In a Funny or Die exclusive video, Galifianakis and the Three Men and a Baby star hang out with The Nationals frontman Matt...

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Hulu Plus launching comedy channel from Comedy Dynamics

Hulu Plus launching comedy channel from Comedy Dynamics

By | July 23, 2014 at 1:58 pm | One comment

Comedy Dynamics, owner of New Wave Entertainment, that name you see on a title card before many of your favorite Netflix stand-up comedy specials, is launching its own comedy channel on Hulu and Hulu Plus beginning July 29. The channel will offer stand-up specials and...

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Hank Azaria immigrates to Seth MacFarlane’s Fox animated series Bordertown

Hank Azaria immigrates to Seth MacFarlane’s Fox animated series Bordertown

By | July 23, 2014 at 12:32 pm | No comments

Seth MacFarlane's new Fox animated series Bordertown just landed a huge lead. Simpsons star and comedian Hank Azaria will voice lead character Bud Buckwald. The Emmy Award-winning actor joins MacFarlane's comedy about two neighbors from very different backgrounds living in a...

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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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