Browsing Tag boston

Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Cook...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs

Louis C.K. and Jim Gaffigan help raise $42,000 for autism school

Louis C.K. and Jim Gaffigan help raise $42,000 for autism school

By | February 20, 2012 at 10:58 pm | No comments

Comedians Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan and Keith Robinson performed tonight at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston in an effort to raise money for the New England Center for Children, a school for autism. By the end of the night, the NECC realized a $42,000 contribution thanks to the...

Posted in: feature slider, News

Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 20, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of Presents for 2012, but it will...

Posted in: feature slider, News, TV/Movies

Louis C.K. surprises Boston with a charity show for autism awareness

Louis C.K. surprises Boston with a charity show for autism awareness

By | February 17, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments

Louis C.K. has just made Boston-area comedy fans' Monday a lot less crappy. We're told he decided to perform at the Wilbur Theater this Monday to raise money for the New England Center For Children, whose mission is "to transform the lives of children with autism worldwide...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, News

Women In Comedy Festival accepting comedian submissions (Video)

Women In Comedy Festival accepting comedian submissions (Video)

By | October 6, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments

You guys. The 4th Annual Women In Comedy Festival is going down March 21 through 25 next year in Boston. I'm letting you know for two reasons. The first, is that I got a chance to check out the fest last year and based on my experience, I believe that, if you live within a few...

Posted in: News

Alec Baldwin and John Krasinski spar in New Era commercial

By | April 8, 2011 at 5:18 pm | No comments

Sportswear company New Era just went live with a hilarious commercial starring Alec Baldwin and John Krasinski. In it, the pair of NBC stars glorify the long standing rivalry between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox Fans. Alec is the former; John's the latter. The spot...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Video: Backstage with Morgan Murphy, Jen Kirkman, Kristen Schaal

By | March 14, 2011 at 10:58 am | No comments

Over the weekend, I dropped by the Women in Comedy Festival, which was going down in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The third annual event, which ran from March 9 - 13 hosted comedy panels, workshops and of course shows-- lots of shows covering stand-up, sketch and...

Posted in: Features

Morgan Murphy, Kristen Schaal, more headline Women in Comedy Festival

By | February 23, 2011 at 11:46 am | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_18635" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Morgan Murphy, punks!"][/caption] Hey, New England comedy fans! Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival is around the corner, and they’ve just released the lineup and schedule for the event. Some of the many...

Posted in: News

Magners Comedy Festival kicks off in Boston next week

By | January 29, 2010 at 2:48 pm | No comments

The Sawx haven’t sucked in years, so what’s there to laugh at in Boston now? How about this: the Magners Comedy Festival, which lands at Tommy’s Comedy Lounge and Nick’s Comedy Stop, both on Warrenton Street, for eight shows over three nights, from Feb. 4–6. The...

Posted in: News

© 2011-2013 Laughspin. Some rights reserved. Hosted by ServInt