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Amy Schumer on making people squirm, death threats and her comedy evolution (Laughspin Interview)

Amy Schumer on making people squirm, death threats and her comedy evolution (Laughspin Interview)

By | December 4, 2012 at 1:16 pm | One comment

If 2012 was a good year for Amy Schumer – and it was – 2013 will undoubtedly be a great one. Having premiered her first hour-long stand-up special Mostly Sex Stuff (videos below) on Comedy Central in August, Schumer is now in the midst of shooting her own sketch series for...

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‘Price Check’ with Parker Posey, Amy Schumer is now streaming online (Video)

‘Price Check’ with Parker Posey, Amy Schumer is now streaming online (Video)

By | October 12, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Indie comedy Price Check, starring lovable oddball Parker Posey, has been getting a lot of critical praise, if not mainstream attention. And now, you can finally check out the official selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival; just head on over to SundanceNOW, lay down your...

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Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

By | September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day,...

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Aisha Tyler, Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho part of 10 Sexiest Women in Comedy list

Aisha Tyler, Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho part of 10 Sexiest Women in Comedy list

By | September 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 17 comments

Thanks to Nerve.com, we here at Laughspin need not rate our favorite female comics by based on their "sexiness." Although we've thought about it, it's just not in line with what we do, which is to attempt to cover the world of comedy from a journalistic point of view with an...

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Check out two previews from Amy Schumer’s comedy special ‘Mostly Sex Stuff’

Check out two previews from Amy Schumer’s comedy special ‘Mostly Sex Stuff’

By | August 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer's star is rising fast-- in part, because she's an expert at hurting people's feelings at the roasts on Comedy Central. Schumer recently landed her own sketch series for the network, and they're putting the fearless comedian in the spotlight for her debut...

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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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