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Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more

Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more

By | November 21, 2014 at 4:42 pm | No comments

Just a week and a half before the anniversary of his passing, the 3rd annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit was announced, taking place at the New York City Center. In its third year, the benefit began as the brainchild of close friend and fellow comedian Bill Burr as a way to...

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George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

By | October 23, 2014 at 11:27 am | No comments

George Carlin way became a reality in New York City yesterday, thanks to the work of comedian Kevin Bartini, his team and thousands of supporters. Laughspin was lucky enough to be at the ceremony where hundreds of fans, friends and comedians gathered to pay tribute to the iconic...

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George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

By | October 22, 2014 at 3:56 pm | One comment

It’s been three years in the making, but George Carlin Way is officially a reality. Earlier this afternoon a few hundred comedy fans and comedians damned to hell the wet, cold and incredibly windy day to gather at the corner of Morningside Drive and 121st Street in Harlem to...

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Anthony Cumia Fired … Why Racist Twitter Rant Led To Firing From ‘Opie And Anthony’ SiriusXM Show

Anthony Cumia Fired … Why Racist Twitter Rant Led To Firing From ‘Opie And Anthony’ SiriusXM Show

By | July 4, 2014 at 11:54 am | 101 comments

Anthony Cumia, one half of the radio duo Opie & Anthony, was fired on Friday following what many are describing as a shocking racist Twitter rant. The rant came after Cumia was allegedly attacked by an African-American woman in Times Square. “SiriusXM has...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 84: Live with guests Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill

Laughspin Podcast, episode 84: Live with guests Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill

By | January 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm | No comments

We change things up on a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast. For the first time, we’re live and in front of an audience. This special episode was produced for the NY Podfest and was recorded on Sunday, Jan. 25 at Fontana’s in New York. Our guests were comedians Colin...

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Colin Quinn: ‘Unconstitutional’ in Toronto at JFL 42 (Review)

Colin Quinn: ‘Unconstitutional’ in Toronto at JFL 42 (Review)

By | September 23, 2013 at 11:19 am | 3 comments

TORONTO - Just For Laugh's JFL 42, a 10-Day comedy festival in Toronto featuring 42 different acts, kicked off this week-- and I made the trek through the rain from Kitchener this weekend for my first night of coverage. Colin Quinn performed Unconstitutional, his one-man show...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 67: Patrice O’Neal, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Quinn, Dave Chappelle

Laughspin Podcast, episode 67: Patrice O’Neal, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Quinn, Dave Chappelle

By | August 1, 2013 at 9:27 am | No comments

This week we listen to an unreleased track from Patrice O'Neal, which appears on a new album -- fittingly titled Unreleased -- out on Aug. 20. We also sample a portion of Colin Quinn's keynote address at last week's Just For Laughs festival in Montreal (you can listen to the...

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Eddie Izzard leads stellar multi-national comedy crew at Just For Laughs gala

Eddie Izzard leads stellar multi-national comedy crew at Just For Laughs gala

By | July 26, 2013 at 10:13 am | One comment

MONTREAL -- If the Just For Laughs comedy festival is an international hub for the transcendent language of laughter, then Eddie Izzard could well be its regional traffic director, pointing French and English and Malaysian and Moroccan comedians and comedy fans toward a place of...

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Listen to Colin Quinn’s keynote address at ComedyPro conference at Just For Laughs (Exclusive)

Listen to Colin Quinn’s keynote address at ComedyPro conference at Just For Laughs (Exclusive)

By | July 25, 2013 at 10:12 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Among the comedy peerage, Colin Quinn has always been a bit of a difficult peg to fit into any specific hilarity hole. (Yup, hilarity hole.) Industry types have tried shuffling him into one label or another, and a series of short-lived projects followed as a result....

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