Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

By | January 5, 2015 at 12:21 pm | One comment

A devilishly-teasing photo from Paul F. Tompkins suggests that a big comedy project is on the horizon from his old Mr. Show gang. On New Year's Eve, comedian Paul F. Tompkins tweeted a picture of him with David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn and Jay Johnston huddled around a...

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Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014

Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014

By | December 30, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments

With 2015 breathing down our necks it’s time to count down the best comedy releases of 2014. It’s something Laughspin has been doing since 2008 and we’re not about to stop—especially since commercially available comedy output has increased exponentially since then. It...

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Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

By | December 29, 2014 at 5:49 pm | No comments

John Oliver is back with a new Last Week Tonight video, and this time he is taking aim at New Years’ Eve. More specifically, the parties we all attend to celebrate the calendar turn from December 31 to January 1. “New Year’s Eve is the worst,” John Oliver said in this...

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Judd Apatow’s new Pee-wee Herman movie will stream on Netflix

Judd Apatow’s new Pee-wee Herman movie will stream on Netflix

By | December 24, 2014 at 10:20 am | No comments

That Pee-wee Herman movie Judd Apatow is producing has finally found a home. Netflix will distribute a new untitled adventure starring Paul Reubens in his iconic bowtie. Reubens confirmed the sequel rumors earlier this year on The Tonight Show and revealed that shooting would...

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The Interview’s Christmas Day release saved by indie theaters

The Interview’s Christmas Day release saved by indie theaters

By | December 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | No comments

Sony will allow several smaller theater chains to release the now-controversial comedy The Interview. The Plaza Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, the Main Street Theater in Sioux City, IA and the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas, TX have announced that they will be part of the last-minute...

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson vs. Tuc Watkins! Former ‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Calls ‘Modern Family’s Cam And Mitch ‘Gay Equivalent Of Blackface’; Ferguson Responds

Jesse Tyler Ferguson vs. Tuc Watkins! Former ‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Calls ‘Modern Family’s Cam And Mitch ‘Gay Equivalent Of Blackface’; Ferguson Responds

By | December 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm | No comments

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has fired back at Tuc Watkins after the One Life To Live star criticized Ferguson’s gay Modern Family character, Mitchell. Watkins,  who came out last year, wrote on Facebook that Mitchell is “the gay equivalent of blackface.” Ferguson, of course,...

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‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend

‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend

By | December 22, 2014 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Amidst the growing clusterfuck that has been the infamous Sony Hack and cancellation of the theatrical debut of the James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy The Interview, a silver lining of hope for Freedom of Speech has emerged. New York City's Treehouse Theater will host a live-reading...

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Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening’s Comedy Central debut, one-hour special gets premiere date

Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening’s Comedy Central debut, one-hour special gets premiere date

By | December 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm | One comment

Ari Shaffir is getting promoted from the Internet to television in the new year. Shaffir's storytelling stand-up series This Is Not Happening will make its television debut on Comedy Central on Thursday night, Jan. 22 at 12:30 am EST (technically the wee hours of Friday). This...

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Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

By | December 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | One comment

Comedy Central's faux game show @midnight will be @eleventhirty for a couple of weeks. Chris Hardwick and his show's hit #HashtagWars will play at 11:30 pm after The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for two weeks starting Jan. 5. Hardwick's @midnight will fill in for The Colbert...

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