Tina Fey, Amy Poehler rip Bill Cosby, North Korea, Hollywood patriarchy at Golden Globes (Video)

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler rip Bill Cosby, North Korea, Hollywood patriarchy at Golden Globes (Video)

By | January 12, 2015 at 12:26 pm | No comments

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards by calling all of Hollywood a bunch of brats. God, we love these ladies. Fey and Poehler hosted the Golden Globes for their third and final time on Sunday night. The comedy power duo have helped surge the...

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Conan O’Brien addresses Charlie Hebdo in monologue (Video)

Conan O’Brien addresses Charlie Hebdo in monologue (Video)

By | January 7, 2015 at 9:46 pm | One comment

On tonight's episode of Conan, Conan O'Brien addresses the horrendous terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine based in France. Twelve people were killed and 11 others were wounded, four of which are in critical condition as of this writing. The killers,...

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Comedian Dylan Avila attacked with baseball bat on stage, suffers fractured skull (Video)

Comedian Dylan Avila attacked with baseball bat on stage, suffers fractured skull (Video)

By | January 7, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments

Local Washington comedian Dylan Avila is recovering in a hospital bed today after being brutally attacked by a disgruntled open mic comic. The amateur comedian, 48-year-old Steven Baldwin, had been banned from Local 907’s open mic night (which Avila runs) and decided to exact...

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BitTorrent to release David Cross’ HITS, Kickstarter launched to help bring it to theaters

BitTorrent to release David Cross’ HITS, Kickstarter launched to help bring it to theaters

By | January 7, 2015 at 1:09 pm | No comments

David Cross’ directorial debut HITS will be released as a pay-what-you-want file through BitTorrent on Feb. 13, the first ever film to be distributed as a “BitTorrent Bundle.” Furthermore, fans will able to see HITS in movie theaters in select markets throughout the United...

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HBO wants more Lena Dunham, renews Girls blind again

HBO wants more Lena Dunham, renews Girls blind again

By | January 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | No comments

As usual, HBO does not need to see premiere numbers to know that they want more Girls! Five days before Hannah and company's return, HBO has renewed Lena Dunham's comedy series Girl for a fifth season. This isn't new for the premium cable channel. They gave the show a blind...

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Chelsea Handler replaced with Grace Helbig, YouTube star

Chelsea Handler replaced with Grace Helbig, YouTube star

By | January 7, 2015 at 11:35 am | No comments

Comedian and YouTube sensation Grace Helbig will be E!'s first attempt to replace Chelsea Handler. The Grace Helbig Project (working title) will premiere on E! in April. Helbig's new show will be a hybrid talk show where she gives her take on pop culture and interviews celebrity...

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Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground premieres Friday, pre-order available (Videos)

Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground premieres Friday, pre-order available (Videos)

By | January 6, 2015 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Robert Kelly is set for a stellar 2015. In a few months, the veteran comedian will be seen in Denis Leary's newest FX dramedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll where he plays Bam Bam, the drummer of fictional band The Heathens (fronted by Leary, himself). But before that, in fact...

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Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

By | January 5, 2015 at 12:21 pm | One comment

A devilishly-teasing photo from Paul F. Tompkins suggests that a big comedy project is on the horizon from his old Mr. Show gang. On New Year's Eve, comedian Paul F. Tompkins tweeted a picture of him with David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn and Jay Johnston huddled around a...

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Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014

Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014

By | December 30, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments

With 2015 breathing down our necks it’s time to count down the best comedy releases of 2014. It’s something Laughspin has been doing since 2008 and we’re not about to stop—especially since commercially available comedy output has increased exponentially since then. It...

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