Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

By | January 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm | No comments

The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks....

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Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar

Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar

By | January 22, 2015 at 9:30 pm | No comments

Despite our culture of pundit-flooded 24-hour cable news networks, it sometimes often times takes a skilled comedian to effectively broach a sensitive societal issue (See: Jon Stewart, Russell Brand, Larry Wilmore, Stephen Colbert...you get the point). Enter: Ted Alexandro--...

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Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things

Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things

By | January 22, 2015 at 8:36 pm | No comments

The Louis C.K. train does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. FX CEO John Landgraf announced on Sunday that FX bought the television rights to the comedian's new stand-up special Louis C.K. Live From the Comedy Store. However, in perfect Louis C.K. style, the special...

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Bill Maher heads to Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara on March 14 (Sponsored)

Bill Maher heads to Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara on March 14 (Sponsored)

By | January 22, 2015 at 12:28 pm | No comments

Comedian and satirist Bill Maher has been in everyone's Twitter feed recently with his many unapologetic remarks making media headlines. Instead of his usual bashing of Republicans, religious fanatics and Bill Cosby, the host this time called out fellow liberals. Well, not all...

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VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

By | January 21, 2015 at 1:14 pm | No comments

Since I started covering comedy in 2005 – when Laughspin was called Punchline Magazine – the world of comedy has exponentially grown in popularity. Back then there was a handful of comedy festivals in the United States; now, there’s well over 50. More comedians are...

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Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)

Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)

By | January 20, 2015 at 9:53 pm | No comments

If you missed the series premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Monday, you sure did miss a stellar start to what I firmly believe will be a long-lasting, much-needed and influential late night show. Of course you have tonight, Wednesday and Thursday to tune into...

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Hannibal Buress’ Funkmaster Flex takedown over Jay Z beef is hilarious (Audio)

Hannibal Buress’ Funkmaster Flex takedown over Jay Z beef is hilarious (Audio)

By | January 19, 2015 at 6:57 pm | One comment

After boldly going where few comedians have gone before, stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress is a confirmed force to be reckoned with, on and off stage. As the guy who finally brought back attention to Bill Cosby’s (lleged?) awful past, Buress has put his guns away and stepped...

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‘American Sniper’ Propaganda? Seth Rogen Tweet Compares Bradley Cooper Film To Fake Nazi Movie Within ‘Inglourious Basterds’ (VIDEO)

‘American Sniper’ Propaganda? Seth Rogen Tweet Compares Bradley Cooper Film To Fake Nazi Movie Within ‘Inglourious Basterds’ (VIDEO)

By | January 19, 2015 at 6:09 pm | No comments

American Sniper may be shattering box office records, but not everyone is a fan of the Oscar-nominated film. Seth Rogen is among those calling out the war drama, comparing it to Nazi propaganda. The film stars Bradley Cooper as American war hero Chris Kyle, and it details the...

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Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

By | January 19, 2015 at 9:31 am | No comments

There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late...

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