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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 | 100 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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Colin Quinn’s theater show ‘Unconstitutional’ gets second run, will tour the country

Colin Quinn’s theater show ‘Unconstitutional’ gets second run, will tour the country

By | June 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 6 comments

Colin Quinn’s critically acclaimed stage show Unconstitutional will get a second life. Following its five-week run at the Barrow Street Theatre in New York, the historical comedy will open again on July 4, but this time at the Cherry Lane Theatre. The 70-minute show finds...

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Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

By | November 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 4 comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of comedian Patrice O’Neal’s death, so it’s appropriate, then, that a live show in honor of the man has been announced. On Feb. 19 at 8 pm at the New York City Center, comedians Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Robert...

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Watch Jerry Seinfeld riding in cars with Larry David, Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais and more

Watch Jerry Seinfeld riding in cars with Larry David, Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais and more

By | July 5, 2012 at 2:18 pm | One comment

Jerry Seinfeld has a new show coming soon through Crackle.com called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Here's what we know: It features Seinfeld, and some comedians, in a car getting coffee. And presumably having a good chat. Here's a one-minute teaser for the show, featuring a...

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