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Carrie Fisher, Sharon Stone, Katey Sagal and more will roast Roseanne on Comedy Central (Video)

Carrie Fisher, Sharon Stone, Katey Sagal and more will roast Roseanne on Comedy Central (Video)

By | July 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm | No comments

UPDATE: Aug. 2 -- Comedy Central has just announced the final additions to the dais: roast veteran Gilbert Gottfried and newcomers Ellen Barkin and Wayne Brady will be on hand to poke fun of the iconic comedian. ----------------- This weekend’s highly-anticipated Comedy...

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Anthony Jeselnik gets his own Comedy Central show: ‘Fake enthusiasm does not interest me’

Anthony Jeselnik gets his own Comedy Central show: ‘Fake enthusiasm does not interest me’

By | June 28, 2012 at 1:18 pm | One comment

In August of last year, we reported that comedian Anthony Jeselnik had landed a development deal with Comedy Central. And today we can confirm the pilot he produced as part of that deal has been officially picked up by the network. "The show will be like a very dark late...

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Amy Schumer scores sketch series on Comedy Central: ‘It will be funny as f*ck’

Amy Schumer scores sketch series on Comedy Central: ‘It will be funny as f*ck’

By | June 28, 2012 at 12:32 pm | One comment

Amy Schumer, who's latest album Cutting landed on Laughspin's Top 10 albums of 2011, has scored her own show for Comedy Central. It'll be a "sketch series that will feature single-camera vignettes centered around a theme with Schumer playing heightened versions of herself. The...

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The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

By | April 21, 2012 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my...

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Comedian Amy Schumer responds to Steve-O calling her a ‘no-name slut’ (Exclusive)

Comedian Amy Schumer responds to Steve-O calling her a ‘no-name slut’ (Exclusive)

By | March 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 59 comments

Even though it happened in September of last year, our story concerning Amy Schumer's joke about Steve-O during the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen is still always one of the most-viewed pages on Laughspin. And it looks as though, the story won't die any time...

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Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, more set for Bonnaroo (Exclusive)

Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, more set for Bonnaroo (Exclusive)

By | March 29, 2012 at 12:32 am | 2 comments

Although the official comedy lineup for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival isn't expected to be made public until later on Thursday, we hear Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Brian Posehn, Judah Friedlander, Reggie Watts, Garfunkle & Oats, Rhys Darby, Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari...

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Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

By | February 14, 2012 at 9:54 am | No comments

You may or may not have noticed that we here at Laughspin have been pushing the upcoming Gilda's Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Michigan pretty hard. I'm not about to try to convince you that we've been unbiased in our editorial coverage, our Tweets and our Facebook links; we're...

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Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

By | December 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments

This morning Comedy Central released its development slate for 2011-12. So, what does that mean? Basically, it’s a giant list of shows the network is officially working on for the next year. An incredibly small number of these shows will actually see the light of day. But...

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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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