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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

By | September 11, 2013 at 11:29 am | No comments

Are you tired of Uncle Larry calling you up with a bad joke he heard at the office? Well from now until Oct. 2, you can bid to have a comedian call to tell you a great joke to support Parkinson's disease! Shaking With Laughter, a charity started by former Seinfeld writer Marc...

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The Laughspin Interview with Bob Saget

The Laughspin Interview with Bob Saget

By | July 17, 2013 at 3:20 pm | One comment

I chatted with veteran comedian and former Full House star Bob Saget recently because his new album and DVD That’s What I’m Talkin’ About is now available for consumption. And, by the way, you should buy it if you want to treat yourself to an hour of R-rated humor, dirty...

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Comedy album releases for July 16, 2013

Comedy album releases for July 16, 2013

By | July 15, 2013 at 5:21 pm | No comments

Editor's note: This is a weekly feature on Laughspin.com in partnership with Pandora Comedy. These new comedy albums will be released like so many kraken on Tuesday, July 16. That’s tomorrow! Celebrate the 78th anniversary of the world’s first parking meter by financially...

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Bob Saget will release new album ‘That’s What I’m Talkin’ About’ on July 16

Bob Saget will release new album ‘That’s What I’m Talkin’ About’ on July 16

By | June 27, 2013 at 3:45 pm | No comments

While he's endeared himself to a new, very young generation of fans as Danny Tanner on Full House (still going strong in syndication), Bob Saget has, more importantly, become somewhat of a comedy giant to stand-up fans. His live performances, decidedly not Full House in tone,...

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Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

By | April 4, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments

It’s been six long years since Bob Saget released his first stand-up comedy special, HBO’s That Ain’t Right, but the 30-year comedy veteran and former Full House star is set to unleash his new hour of deeply dark and filthy brand of live comedy. It’s called That’s...

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David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Daniel Tosh, Mike Birbiglia and Nikki Glaser are only three of the stellar comedians who will perform at Bonnaroo this year, as the music and arts festival takes over Manchester, TN from June 13 to 16. The full list of comedians to appear at the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre hosted by...

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Bob Saget and friends raise $664,000 for Scleroderma research

Bob Saget and friends raise $664,000 for Scleroderma research

By | October 23, 2012 at 1:59 pm | No comments

Family, friends and supporters came together Monday night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City for comedian Bob Saget’s annual scleroderma fundraiser, which raised over $664,000 by night's end! The Scleroderma Research Foundation (srfcure.org) hosted ‘Cool Comedy –...

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Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

By | March 22, 2012 at 11:04 am | 4 comments

Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a...

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