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I was killed in a Sharknado: A comedian’s account from the set of the worst/best movie ever

I was killed in a Sharknado: A comedian’s account from the set of the worst/best movie ever

By | July 16, 2013 at 6:33 pm | One comment

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for nine months this week. It’s flown by, but I’ve also felt like I’ve lived out here for nine years. There’s so much going on at all times in all these little pockets of Hollywoodland that putting a time frame on all the events seems impossible. Over those nine months, I’ve done stand-up at clubs like The Comedy Store, Flappers and more...


Win access to the best comedy conference of the year– ComedyPro at Just For Laughs in Montreal

Win access to the best comedy conference of the year– ComedyPro at Just For Laughs in Montreal

By | July 16, 2013 at 10:14 am | No comments

While the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal is already chugging along, the exciting conference portion of the fest -- aka ComedyPro -- doesn't start until July 25. And we're please to announce we're giving away two Conference Passes (normally $149 CDN) to Laughspin readers. Just email contest@laughspin.com with ComedyPro in the subject line and leave your full more...


Watch Aubrey Plaza in two new previews of The To Do List (Video)

Watch Aubrey Plaza in two new previews of The To Do List (Video)

By | July 15, 2013 at 3:39 pm | No comments

I'm just going to throw a few all-star comedian names at you and you can tell us how you feel: Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation), Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development), Rachel Bilson (The O.C.) and Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live). Interested and excited? You should be. These are some of the familiar faces you’ll see in the upcoming film The To Do List. The film follows more...


CollegeHumor feature film Coffee Town premieres July 9 and also you can win stuff! (Video)

CollegeHumor feature film Coffee Town premieres July 9 and also you can win stuff! (Video)

By | July 3, 2013 at 12:34 pm | No comments

One of the leading online comedy brands and biggest viral video creators, CollegeHumor is teaming up with FilmBuff to produce their first feature-length film. Coffee Town will hit iTunes and On Demand everywhere July 9. To add to the excitement of the premiere, CollegeHumor is giving a few lucky fans the chance to win free tickets to see the flick in theaters, which more...


New Maria Bamford album ‘Ask Me About My New God’ will be released July 16 (Photo)

New Maria Bamford album ‘Ask Me About My New God’ will be released July 16 (Photo)

By | June 24, 2013 at 4:05 pm | One comment

Comedy Central has announced it will release Maria Bamford’s newest stand-up album Ask Me About My New God! on July 16. While a lot of the material on the album was seen on Maria Bamford: the special special special! which was released last fall and filmed in her apartment with her parents as audience members, Ask Me About My New God! will include a bonus DVD of more...


David Cross is developing a comedy series for Showtime

David Cross is developing a comedy series for Showtime

By | June 21, 2013 at 1:51 pm | No comments

Here's some great news for David Cross fans! Showtime is backing a new comedy which will be written and executive produced by Cross along with his Liberal Jew-Run Media Prods. The actor (Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and writer (Mr. Show, Increasingly Poor Decisions...) described it as the story of “a modestly successful travel more...


Amy Poehler, Nick Kroll, Mitch Hurwitz to be honored at Just For Laughs in Montreal

Amy Poehler, Nick Kroll, Mitch Hurwitz to be honored at Just For Laughs in Montreal

By | June 14, 2013 at 9:40 am | No comments

Most recently known for her brilliance on the NBC Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler has been announced as the recipient of the Comedy Person of the Year prize at this year’s Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The prize is well deserved for one of the most talent and versatile females in the industry. Since her start on the Upright Citizens Brigade and then her more...


Comedian Suzanne Whang tells her cancer to suck it, reveals topless photo (NSFW)

Comedian Suzanne Whang tells her cancer to suck it, reveals topless photo (NSFW)

By | June 6, 2013 at 11:29 am | One comment

Throughout a span of six years, veteran comedian and actress Suzanne Whang had cancer three separate times. During those ordeals, however, she never stopped performing onstage and would often personify her stage-four cancer, making it the butt of jokes. And this week, she’s done it again, albeit in a much different fashion. Whang, who can be seen on the new season of more...


Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

By | June 4, 2013 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Color us excited! Conan O'Brien will be guest starring on next season's Family Guy. O'Brien, who's already done voice cameos on Robot Chicken and The Simpsons, will be playing himself. When Peter and Quagmire discover their talents they form the vocal duo "Griffin and Quagmire" and make an appearance on his show. Unsurprisingly, chaos ensues. O'Brien's role seems an apt more...