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Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)

Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)

By | July 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm | One comment

If Sarah Palin launches her own online news channel called The Sarah Palin Channel you know that Stephen Colbert is going to have plenty to say about it. And last night on The Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit said a lot. Segueing from another story, Colbert...

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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

By | July 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm | One comment

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix...

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Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:04 pm | One comment

When I first started doing stand-up in college, I used to produce dorm shows at NYU to create stagetime and would be somewhat frugal in who I put on my shows, only wanting the funniest. A comic I booked asked if I would put his friend Yannis up, who I still didn't know at the...

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Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)

Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)

By | June 11, 2014 at 10:15 am | One comment

Dave Chappelle opened up about quitting Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central during an interview with David Letterman on Late Show. Chappelle’s visit was a rare one indeed; in fact, it was the first time Letterman interviewed the comedian in 10 years. We posted a preview of...

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Dave Chappelle tells David Letterman he never quit ‘Chappelle’s Show’ (Video)

Dave Chappelle tells David Letterman he never quit ‘Chappelle’s Show’ (Video)

By | June 10, 2014 at 9:02 pm | No comments

In a very rare television appearance Dave Chappelle, who has a string of huge live dates coming up at Radio City Music Hall in New York, tells David Letterman on tonight's Late Show that he technically never quit Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show all those years ago. "Here it...

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‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series

‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series

By | June 10, 2014 at 11:46 am | No comments

Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a third season and has greenlighted a new series titled Another Period starring Natasha Leggero (pictured) and Riki Lindhome (of Garfunkel and Oates fame) as well as Idiotsitter, co-created and starring Charlotte Newhouse and...

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Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

By | June 4, 2014 at 1:14 pm | No comments

If you were sitting in a comedy club and saw Mike Vecchione get on stage without knowing anything about him, you'd think that a cop or a firefighter quit the force to do comedy. You might expect a "tough guy" voice or maybe something akin to a former frat guy telling you the...

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Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

By | May 19, 2014 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code...

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