Anthony Cumia Fired … Why Racist Twitter Rant Led To Firing From ‘Opie And Anthony’ SiriusXM Show

Anthony Cumia Fired … Why Racist Twitter Rant Led To Firing From ‘Opie And Anthony’ SiriusXM Show

By | July 4, 2014 at 11:54 am | 90 comments

Anthony Cumia, one half of the radio duo Opie & Anthony, was fired on Friday following what many are describing as a shocking racist Twitter rant. The rant came after Cumia was allegedly attacked by an African-American woman in Times Square. “SiriusXM has...

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New George Carlin album in the works (Exclusive)

New George Carlin album in the works (Exclusive)

By | July 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm | No comments

On the heels of the New York City Council’s decision to rename a city street after the late, legendary George Carlin, Laughspin hears there may be a new George Carlin album released in the coming months—not to mention a totally revamped GeorgeCarlin.com. Details are sparse...

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Katt Williams allegedly threatens cameraman with gun near Comedy Store, Williams denies it (Exclusive details)

Katt Williams allegedly threatens cameraman with gun near Comedy Store, Williams denies it (Exclusive details)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:57 pm | One comment

The troubled once-retired Katt Williams is in hot water yet again. This time, he is under investigation by Los Angeles police for allegedly brandishing a gun near the infamous Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip and threatening a man. Police responded to a 911 call of a man with a...

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How to Train Your Dragon star Jay Baruchel’s FXX comedy series ‘Man Seeking Woman’ debuts in 2015

How to Train Your Dragon star Jay Baruchel’s FXX comedy series ‘Man Seeking Woman’ debuts in 2015

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:36 pm | One comment

This Is The End star and lead voice actor of the How To Train Your Dragon movies Jay Baruchel is now set to become a TV star. FXX ordered his pilot Man Seeking Woman to series. The comedy-centric FX offshoot greenlighted 10 episodes of the half-hour show based on Simon Rich's...

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Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:04 pm | One comment

When I first started doing stand-up in college, I used to produce dorm shows at NYU to create stagetime and would be somewhat frugal in who I put on my shows, only wanting the funniest. A comic I booked asked if I would put his friend Yannis up, who I still didn't know at the...

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Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy

Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy

By | July 2, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 19 comments

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts retail chain, allowing the ultra-Christian company to refuse insurance coverage of birth control that is otherwise available under President Barack Obama’s...

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Drunk guy passes out in comedians Eddie Ifft, Tim McLaughlin’s car (Video)

Drunk guy passes out in comedians Eddie Ifft, Tim McLaughlin’s car (Video)

By | July 1, 2014 at 10:46 am | No comments

The life of a touring comedian isn’t nearly as glamorous as one may think. There’s a lot of lonely downtime, daytime television watching in crappy hotel rooms and wandering small city streets in search of diversion. But every now and then, the comedy gods gift deserving...

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‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online

‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online

By | June 30, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments

Dan Harmon, the creator and executive producer of cult comedy Community, announced today that the quirky ensemble comedy, recently canceled by NBC, will have a sixth season on Yahoo! Screen, the online streaming service that has found huge success with original and acquired...

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Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

By | June 30, 2014 at 3:26 pm | One comment

FX continues its push for star-powered comedies today by ordering its Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll to series. Leary wrote and created the show under his Apostle banner and will star in 10 episodes to air in 2015. FX productions and Fox Television Studios...

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