Dave Chappelle will release three new comedy specials on Netflix

Dave Chappelle will release three new comedy specials on Netflix

By | November 21, 2016 at 12:20 pm | No comments

We'll have more information on Dave Chappelle's deal with Netflix as it's available. But for now here's what we just got from Netflix. Exciting stuff to say the least. Dave Chappelle is bringing his blistering brand of comedy to Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV...

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Donald Trump freaks out about Alec Baldwin, Kellyanne Conway doesn’t think that’s a problem

Donald Trump freaks out about Alec Baldwin, Kellyanne Conway doesn’t think that’s a problem

By | November 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm | No comments

It's comforting to know that president-elect Donald Trump is such a huge fan of comedy that, despite his busy schedule of meeting with some of the country's worst possible candidates for his cabinet positions, he's still making time to watch Saturday Night Live. How would we...

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SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!

SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!

By | November 18, 2016 at 1:43 pm | No comments

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible will celebrate the 16th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 12-29, 2017, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best...

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Jon Stewart take on Trump supporters is kind. Too kind. (Opinion)

Jon Stewart take on Trump supporters is kind. Too kind. (Opinion)

By | November 18, 2016 at 11:13 am | No comments

Before I get into this let me just say that I understand this is a site that covers the world of comedy and that the following words may seem "off brand" for Laughspin. But take a few glances at your Twitter feed, populated with your favorite comedians, and shows like Last Week...

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Mitch Hedberg – The Complete Vinyl Collection is a thing all comedy fans should have

Mitch Hedberg – The Complete Vinyl Collection is a thing all comedy fans should have

By | November 17, 2016 at 1:16 pm | No comments

As is the case for any quality box set these days, it's not so much about the origin material. After all, box sets don't exist so that an artist's biggest fans can have access to a slickly-packaged sentimental bundle of garbage bits. Inherent in the entire concept of such a...

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John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

By | November 14, 2016 at 9:14 pm | No comments

The current season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ended in spectacular fashion on the back of a spectacularly terrible year. And that is why Oliver literally sets the year on fire in a way that would make John McClane proud. But before the HBO show signed off until the...

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Watch: Dave Chappelle’s opening SNL monologue

Watch: Dave Chappelle’s opening SNL monologue

By | November 13, 2016 at 9:20 am | No comments

In what was arguably the most anticipated episode of Saturday Night Live in recent history due, in part, to our recent presidential election, in which American lost their fucking minds and sort of election and insane sociopath to our highest office and, in part, due to Dave...

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SNL: Watch Kate McKinnon’s emotional tribute to Hillary Clinton, Leonard Cohen

SNL: Watch Kate McKinnon’s emotional tribute to Hillary Clinton, Leonard Cohen

By | November 13, 2016 at 8:31 am | No comments

In spite of Hillary Clinton's shocking loss to Donald Trump of the presidential election on Tuesday night,Kate McKinnon reprised her version of Clinton for Saturday Night Live's cold open last night, in what will go down as the most emotional, somber opening of the sketch show's...

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Seeso’s Stand-up Streaming Festival in full swing: Janeane Garofalo, Brian Posehn drop new specials

Seeso’s Stand-up Streaming Festival in full swing: Janeane Garofalo, Brian Posehn drop new specials

By | November 11, 2016 at 3:51 pm | No comments

When I began covering the world of stand-up comedy more than 11 years ago, the way in which we consumed laughs was drastically different. There were only a few networks that ran original stand-up comedy specials. HBO, of course, was the most respected; it’s what every stand-up...

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