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Bill Burr, Al Madrigal will host All Things Comedy showcase on Aug. 28

Bill Burr, Al Madrigal will host All Things Comedy showcase on Aug. 28

By | August 21, 2013 at 9:59 am | No comments

Attention, L.A based readers! All Things Comedy, the umbrella comedian and podcast network of which The Laughspin Podcast is a member, is putting on a show and ATC fan gathering at Largo. On Aug. 28, Bill Burr and Al Madrigal will be hosting an evening of stand-up featuring...

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Comedian Mike E. Winfield wins $10,000 at Gilda’s LaughFest (Video)

Comedian Mike E. Winfield wins $10,000 at Gilda’s LaughFest (Video)

By | March 17, 2013 at 1:42 am | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- After two days and eight performances, comedian Mike E. Winfield snagged himself $10,000 in the third annual Gilda's LaughFest national stand-up comedy competition. Winfield and four other finalists -- James Adomian, Jamie Lee, Brendon Walsh and Julian McCullough...

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Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

By | November 28, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

When Laughfest hits Grand Rapids, MI this coming March, it will mark the 10-day festival's third installment, yet it's wise beyond its years. Having already welcomed some of the biggest names in comedy (think Bill Cosby, Betty White, Jim Gaffigan) into the close-knit city during...

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The Half Hour on Comedy Central: Brendon Walsh and Nick Vatterott (preview  videos)

The Half Hour on Comedy Central: Brendon Walsh and Nick Vatterott (preview videos)

By | May 22, 2012 at 10:10 am | No comments

On week three of Comedy Central's new stand-up comedy showcase show, The Half Hour, comedians Brendon Walsh and Nick Vatterott premiere their new specials. And as we do each week, we wanted to give you a taste of each comic via a pair of previews, which you can peep below. Check...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 8: Drunks, Doritos battle, pinatas, podcasts and the end!

SXSW Comedy, Day 8: Drunks, Doritos battle, pinatas, podcasts and the end!

By | March 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- South by Southwest ended not with a whimper, but a bang. An absurd, drunken bang. The combination of St. Patrick’s Day, the final evening of South by Southwest activities, and a Saturday night made for explosive potential at Esther’s Follies. Kicking off the...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 6: Set List with Paul Provenza, awkward trade show comedy and more!

SXSW Comedy, Day 6: Set List with Paul Provenza, awkward trade show comedy and more!

By | March 16, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- One thing I love about South by Southwest this year is the broader variety of comedy events and locations the festival offers. Rather than just featuring podcast tapings and stand-up showcases, we’ve been fortunate to see a more diverse set of performances, from...

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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...

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Rachel Feinstein, Brendon Walsh, more featured as comedy innovators

Rachel Feinstein, Brendon Walsh, more featured as comedy innovators

By | February 20, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments

Daily BR!NK, a site dedicated to profiling up and coming innovators -- think Internet developers, quirky foodsmiths, activists, scientists and the like -- dedicated a week to the types of folks we're obsessed with 24/7-- comedians. And they obviously did their research, choosing...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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