Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

If the misinformed #CancelColbert campaign teaches us anything, it should be that the premise of a joke is just as important as its punch line. Twitter erupted Thursday evening when The Colbert Report's official Twitter page tweeted a joke from Wednesday night's episode. On the...

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Marc Maron and Adam Carolla talk technology on PBS Web series ‘Everything But The News’ (Video)

Marc Maron and Adam Carolla talk technology on PBS Web series ‘Everything But The News’ (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:03 pm | No comments

The PBS original Web series Everything But The News with host Steve Goldbloom explores tech in California. Their newest episode, which launched this week on PBS's YouTube page, examines the effects of technology on the state of comedy. Goldbloom talks to podcasters Marc Maron...

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Beerfest director Jay Chandrasekhar will write Cheech and Chong movie

Beerfest director Jay Chandrasekhar will write Cheech and Chong movie

By | March 28, 2014 at 11:25 am | No comments

The fabled Cheech & Chong reunion film is back on! After announcing in 2005 that they've canceled plans to star in a new feature film, CelebStoner.com reports that Tommy Chong has confirmed a script is in the works. Super Troopers director (and mustache ride giver) Jay...

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Lindsay Lohan and Billy Eichner smash a car in honor of How I Met Your Mother (Video)

Lindsay Lohan and Billy Eichner smash a car in honor of How I Met Your Mother (Video)

By | March 27, 2014 at 11:53 am | No comments

Millions of comedy fans are super depressed over the ending of How I Met Your Mother. But perhaps Lindsay Lohan and Billy Eichner are the most upset. The proof is in this video from Funny Or Die, wherein Lohan and Eichner employ some sledgehammers in order to feel some catharsis...

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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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