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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 18 comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans, Questlove, Bill Bellamy remember fateful comedy night together

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans, Questlove, Bill Bellamy remember fateful comedy night together

By | June 6, 2014 at 1:38 pm | One comment

Remember that time Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans, The Roots’ QuestLove and Bill Bellamy joined Dave Chappelle on stage at the Comedy Cellar in New York? You probably don’t, seeing as you probably weren’t there. But if you were, tell us about the experience in the...

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That time Chris Rock compared Nelson Mandela’s time in prison with marriage (Video)

That time Chris Rock compared Nelson Mandela’s time in prison with marriage (Video)

By | December 5, 2013 at 5:38 pm | No comments

To finish off his 2005 album and comedy special Never Scared, Chris Rock opined on marriage, which many comedians do. However, only Rock would think of connecting Nelson Mandela’s life with the concept of marriage. In light of Mandela’s passing today at the age of 95, we...

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Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

By | June 21, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments

Although she’s best known as one of five co-hosts on ABC’s wildly popular daytime chat fest The View, Sherri Shepherd has, is and – if she has her way – will always be a working stand-up comedian. Comedy nerds also know her as Angie, Tracy Morgan’s wife on 30 Rock...

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Jerry Seinfeld’s web series will feature Sarah Silverman, David Letterman, more! (Video)

Jerry Seinfeld’s web series will feature Sarah Silverman, David Letterman, more! (Video)

By | June 6, 2013 at 12:38 pm | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld’s highly successful Web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is set to return on June 13 at noon ET, when the first episode featuring Sarah Silverman will go live on Crackle.com. In its second season, we’ll find the iconic comedian and television star...

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Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

By | March 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm | One comment

While Chris Rock has proven himself a competent actor, having mastered comedic and dramatic roles on screen – as well as on the Broadway stage – it seems that for his next gig, a movie titled Finally Famous, he won’t hurt himself stretching. The iconic comedian will...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 35: Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, South Park and more! (Audio)

Laughspin Podcast episode 35: Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, South Park and more! (Audio)

By | January 25, 2013 at 11:04 am | No comments

Dylan and Mike listen to Stephen Colbert's response to Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony, Chris Rock telling the story of how Eddie Murphy discovered him and a track from Chris Hardwick's new album 'Mandroid.' This week, your co-hosts also give you news about Seth MacFarlane's...

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How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Hardcore comedy nerds already know the story of how Eddie Murphy basically discovered Chris Rock, while the young comedian was working at the Comic Strip on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But this stellar animation from TWIRI Sports brings new life to the tale-- and exposes those...

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