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Remembering Jon Stewart’s emotional 9/11 monologue from 12 years ago (Video)

Remembering Jon Stewart’s emotional 9/11 monologue from 12 years ago (Video)

By | September 11, 2013 at 1:54 pm | No comments

Today commemorates the 12th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. When many shows returned to air after an unknown hiatus, every host had to address what had happened to our nation with their own heartfelt monologues. The task was even more difficult for a comedy...

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Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

By | September 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights...

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Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

By | September 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments

With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City fast approaching, mainstream media outlets have already been prepping extensive coverage, tributes and special programming. And we, of course, doing what we do at Laughspin, are interested in what the comedy world...

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Paul Provenza: Not all about the laughs

By | July 7, 2008 at 1:17 am | One comment

Paul Provenza is one of the most well-respected comedians of the last two decades, but there came a point in his career when using comedy to simply make people laugh ceased to become a challenge for him. So The Aristocrats director embarked on a new comedic vision (some of that...

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