Tig Notaro massive internal bleeding cause for hospitalization (Video)

Tig Notaro massive internal bleeding cause for hospitalization (Video)

By | November 11, 2014 at 2:52 pm | No comments

Tig Notaro collapsed and was rushed to the hospital on Nov. 7 after performing in Philadelphia, where doctors found a cyst had burst causing “massive” internal bleeding, the comedian told her fans earlier today. This news comes days after Notaro was forced to cancel a string...

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Bill Cosby #CosbyMeme further exposes rape allegations, total social media fail

Bill Cosby #CosbyMeme further exposes rape allegations, total social media fail

By | November 11, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments

Though he’s 77 years old, Bill Cosby and his team have done a relatively good job of keeping the iconic comedian relevant via social media the past few years. He tweets on the regular, his Website is constantly updated and he’s got more than 400,000 Facebook followers....

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Broad City trailer: Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson make insane breakfast cereal (Video)

Broad City trailer: Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson make insane breakfast cereal (Video)

By | November 11, 2014 at 11:53 am | No comments

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are starting a "cereal think tank" on the second season of their Comedy Central hit series Broad City. The clip for Glazer and Jacobson's new season is out and ensures that the girls continue their adventurous struggle of living the high life...

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Thomas Middleditch, Jonah Ray, Kumail Nanjiani make Fun Fun Fun Fest (even more) weird

Thomas Middleditch, Jonah Ray, Kumail Nanjiani make Fun Fun Fun Fest (even more) weird

By | November 11, 2014 at 10:31 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- On the final day of Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest, Thomas Middleditch (HBO’s Silicon Valley) performed a spontaneous impression of a Revolution-era judge shouting the name “John Quincy Adams!” He paused. He laughed. And he asked himself, “What the hell am I...

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Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes set to headline Gilda’s LaughFest

Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes set to headline Gilda’s LaughFest

By | November 11, 2014 at 9:33 am | No comments

Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes and Bo Burnham are just a few of the headliners that will descend on Grand Rapids between March 5-15, 2015 for the fifth annual Gilda's LaughFest, organizers announced this morning. Other comedians set to perform are Pete Holmes (who'll...

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Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

By | November 10, 2014 at 6:09 pm | No comments

Comedian Tig Notaro had to cancel two shows this weekend after being hospitalized for an unknown "medical emergency." Notaro's Saturday show at Boston's Wilbur Theatre was canceled according to her Facebook page and then yesterday's show at Paramount Theatre in Denver was also...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

By | November 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook,...

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W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

By | November 10, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example,...

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John Waters inspires at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Neil Hamburger, Rachel Bloom fit right in

John Waters inspires at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Neil Hamburger, Rachel Bloom fit right in

By | November 9, 2014 at 11:32 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- Once upon a time, before Formula One racing came to roost, before South by Southwest lay at the feet of Microsoft and Doritos, before everyone and their mother moved to the city to catch a whisper of hipness before it vanished into commodity, Austin quietly celebrated...

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