Ellen Page cast as John Belushi’s wife in biopic

Ellen Page cast as John Belushi’s wife in biopic

By | March 27, 2014 at 9:49 am | One comment

The fast-approaching John Belushi biopic has cast another principal character, Belushi's wife, Judith Jacklin. Last Fall we learned that Emile Hirsch will play the beloved Saturday Night Live alum who died of an overdose at the tragically young age of 33. Earlier this year,...

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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, episode 4: Al Madrigal, Moshe Kasher, Arj Barker (Audio)

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, episode 4: Al Madrigal, Moshe Kasher, Arj Barker (Audio)

By | March 26, 2014 at 12:58 pm | No comments

This week on Laugh Tracks, we go back to California to listen to some Golden State-bred comedians. Let's get to it, shall we? MOSHE KASHER - He wrote an incredible book called Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal,...

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Louis C.K. reveals the real Louis C.K. in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Louis C.K. reveals the real Louis C.K. in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | March 26, 2014 at 10:08 am | No comments

While you eagerly wait for the season four premiere of Louie on May 5, you could help sate your Louis C.K. appetite this weekend when he hosts Saturday Night Live. To give you a wee taste, NBC just released these promos with C.K. and Kenan Thompson, wherein C.K. finally reveals...

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The Thrilling Adventure Hour is headed to Town Hall in New York (Exclusive)

The Thrilling Adventure Hour is headed to Town Hall in New York (Exclusive)

By | March 25, 2014 at 4:32 pm | No comments

It’s been nine years since writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker staged their first production of The Thrilling Adventure Hour, a wholly unique comedy experience that has earned a massive cult following thanks, in part, to its monthly sold-out shows at the 280-seat Largo at the...

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Kevin Allison on life after The State, storytelling, Risk! podcast and more (Laughspin Interview)

Kevin Allison on life after The State, storytelling, Risk! podcast and more (Laughspin Interview)

By | March 24, 2014 at 12:49 pm | No comments

If the name Kevin Allison doesn’t set off a chorus of recognition bells in your head, chances are you’ve become acquainted with the man better by his impressive cavalcade of hilarious, omnipresent characters on The State – that fondly remembered relic of ‘90s sketch...

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‘Impractical Jokers’ comedy crew The Tenderloins kill at Gilda’s LaughFest

‘Impractical Jokers’ comedy crew The Tenderloins kill at Gilda’s LaughFest

By | March 23, 2014 at 8:45 pm | One comment

GRAND RAPIDS -- Things you don't see in a church: an extreme close-up photograph of someone's left testicle projected onto a giant screen, a video of a man eating dog shit and 1,500 people watching with rapt attention to both. That is, unless it's day nine of Gilda's LaughFest...

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Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’ is a cringeworthy delight (Review)

Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’ is a cringeworthy delight (Review)

By | March 22, 2014 at 9:55 am | No comments

Jason Bateman, of his directorial debut, Bad Words, offers this gentle caveat: “This movie isn’t for everyone.” Screened recently at Austin’s South by Southwest festival to a packed auditorium, the film does resist easy consumption. The story centers on a cynical...

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Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

By | March 21, 2014 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks....

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Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison

Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison

By | March 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 101 comments

For one stand-up comedian who has been featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing and Last Call with Carson Daly, the expectation of a romantic encounter may after a show may have gone to his head. Felony sexual assault charges have been filed against LA comedian Adam Richmond....

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