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Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

By | July 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | No comments

Editor’s note: This is a weekly feature on Laughspin.com in partnership with Pandora Comedy. Today is comedy album release day! These three albums are now available to the general public, much as Richard Nixon’s Watergate tapes were in 1974—only time will tell if these...

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Equally intelligent and silly, Ryan Singer’s ‘Comedy Wonder Town’ is essential listening (Review)

Equally intelligent and silly, Ryan Singer’s ‘Comedy Wonder Town’ is essential listening (Review)

By | November 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments

With his high-energy delivery and unpretentious leanings, there’s not a lot to dislike about comedian Ryan Singer. And it’s not just us saying it: In the last few years, he’s won over audiences headlining the nation’s finer comedy clubs and was hailed by Marc Maron in...

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Doug Benson: ‘Smug Life’ (Review)

Doug Benson: ‘Smug Life’ (Review)

By | July 5, 2012 at 11:41 am | No comments

The Comedy King of the Stoners is back this year with an intriguing experiment. Doug Benson released his double CD, Smug Life, this week through Comedy Central Records. Here's the deal: He recorded two shows, as usual on 4/20 (hehe), at Parlor Live Comedy Club in Bellevue,...

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Todd Barry to release new album and DVD, ‘Super Crazy’ on July 24

Todd Barry to release new album and DVD, ‘Super Crazy’ on July 24

By | July 3, 2012 at 12:18 pm | No comments

It's a big month for well-loved comedian Todd Barry. His first hour-long stand-up special Todd Barry: Super Crazy will premiere on Comedy Central on July 21 at 11 pm ET, to be followed by the uncut and uncensored album and DVD versions on July 24. DVD bonus features will...

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The Laughspin Interview with Gary Gulman

The Laughspin Interview with Gary Gulman

By | June 26, 2012 at 2:55 pm | One comment

Late this year, we'll see an all-new hour special from comedian Gary Gulman. But you need not wait for freshly-released material from the man. His new album No Can Defend is out now, and it's an excellent display of funny. Gulman mesmerizes as he's able to take the smallest of...

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Robert Duchaine: ‘Offensive…And Not In A Good Way’ (Review)

Robert Duchaine: ‘Offensive…And Not In A Good Way’ (Review)

By | June 11, 2012 at 1:11 pm | One comment

Comedian Robert Duchaine’s new album Offensive…And Not In A Good Way is a candid, blunt look inside of the mind of a veteran, workhorse comedian. A touring comic who's a regular in rooms throughout Las Vegas, Duchaine began a career as a stand-up after realizing that the...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon reveal his revealing new album cover

Watch Jimmy Fallon reveal his revealing new album cover

By | May 4, 2012 at 10:44 am | No comments

As we previously reported, Jimmy Fallon's new album, Blow Your Pants Off will be released on June 12. The album will include the contributions of guest stars like Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Eddie Vedder, Justin Timberlake and more. And last night, Fallon revealed the...

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Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)

Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)

By | November 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Though I try to avoid making claims as to what is the most "this" or "that" in terms of comedy albums -- especially before the year is through -- Pete Holmes' just-released Impregnated With Wonder has me re-examining my unofficial policy. This album may very well be one of the...

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Jay Larson: “Self-Diagnosed” (Review)

Jay Larson: “Self-Diagnosed” (Review)

By | November 11, 2011 at 3:13 pm | No comments

As the catalog of comedy albums expands every Tuesday, the traditional format of the one-hour live stand-up show as an album fades away-- to the delight of comedy fans and nerds everywhere (or at least this reviewer). Though there's been a handful of non-traditional comedy...

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