Jeff Ross will roast you tonight on Twitter, part of Slim Jim’s #SettleTheBeef movement (Interview)

Jeff Ross will roast you tonight on Twitter, part of Slim Jim’s #SettleTheBeef movement (Interview)

By | August 15, 2016 at 4:10 pm | No comments

Jeff Ross doesn’t want you to call it a comeback. Roasting has been here for years. “Maybe it’s new to some people, but I’ve bee doing this for two decades,” the Roastmaster General tells Laughspin of the seemingly timeless tradition. The roast — and its younger...

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Turner Classic Movies, with host Greg Proops, launch Salute to Slapstick, offer online college course

Turner Classic Movies, with host Greg Proops, launch Salute to Slapstick, offer online college course

By | August 15, 2016 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Turner Classic Movies will launch a salute to slapstick comedy – that beloved but often critically disrespected comedy sub-genre – on Sept. 6 with comedian Greg Proops enlisted as host. Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick will air every Tuesday and Wednesday during September and...

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Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

By | August 15, 2016 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. "Unfortunately, it hasn't connected with our audience in ways that we need it to," Comedy Central President Kent...

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Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

By | November 9, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments

When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham,...

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What’s happening with Laughspin?

What’s happening with Laughspin?

By | August 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 42 comments

Oh, hey. You may have noticed we haven’t really been updating Laughspin in any consistent or meaningful way since June. Sure, we posted Dana Gould’s brilliant keynote address from the latest installment of the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. But, really, that was about...

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Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)

Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)

By | July 23, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments

MONTREAL -- Dana Gould, veteran comedian, comedy writer and all-around massively respected artist, delivered the annual keynote address here at Just For Laughs today. Below is the complete, unedited audio....

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Larry Wilmore: Take Confederate flag down (Video)

Larry Wilmore: Take Confederate flag down (Video)

By | June 26, 2015 at 11:59 am | No comments

Larry Wilmore addressed the nation last night with his take on the nationwide debate over the Confederate flag. In the wake of the deadly church shooting in South Carolina, Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the the flag from the capital building grounds. On The...

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Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

By | June 26, 2015 at 11:56 am | No comments

Comedy Central will give Jon Stewart a 42-day long send-off with a nonstop Daily Show marathon. "Your Month of Zen" begins today at noon and will last until Stewart's final episode on Aug. 6. Comedy Central will stream every single episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on...

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Anthony Anderson’s Mom Has Amazing Answer On ‘Celebrity Family Feud’! Watch Video Of Doris Bowman Saying A Naked Magician Would Pull A Rabbit Out Of ‘His Nuts’

Anthony Anderson’s Mom Has Amazing Answer On ‘Celebrity Family Feud’! Watch Video Of Doris Bowman Saying A Naked Magician Would Pull A Rabbit Out Of ‘His Nuts’

By | June 22, 2015 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Family Feud fans had to expect that the celebrity edition would feature some outrageous survey questions and answers. And Sunday's premiere did not disappoint. But it was Anthony Anderson's mom, Doris Bowman, who stole the show, especially when asked, “Name something a nude...

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