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The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

By | May 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm | One comment

Few other comedians have had as much hype behind them in recent years as Hannibal Buress. The thing is, Buress deserves every ounce of it. Over the last few years, we've watched the Chicago-bred comic establish himself as a talented writer -- having completed stints on both...

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The Laughspin interview with Lizz Winstead

The Laughspin interview with Lizz Winstead

By | May 14, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments

If Jon Stewart could be called the Ben Franklin of modern American satire, Lizz Winstead is certainly its Betsy Ross. Okay, sure, it’s been a little while here since ninth grade Civics class, but see if you can’t follow the logic train: while Stewart may be responsible for...

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The Half-Hour on Comedy Central continues with Na’im Lynn and Neal Brennan (Videos)

The Half-Hour on Comedy Central continues with Na’im Lynn and Neal Brennan (Videos)

By | May 14, 2012 at 10:29 am | No comments

The first week of Comedy Central's new stand-up showcase show The Half Hour is behind us. Did you check out Rory Scovel and Michael Palascak on Friday? What did you think? Well, the second week is upon us. And as we'll be doing every Monday morning, it's time to gift you guys...

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What you can expect on the new season of Futurama (Spoilers)

What you can expect on the new season of Futurama (Spoilers)

By | May 11, 2012 at 12:20 pm | One comment

In the first edition of Comedy Central's Countdown to Futurama podcast, Matt Groening and David X. Cohen dish out some spoilers and some production drawings from the first episode of the upcoming season, which premieres June 20. Let's take a look at what we can expect: Wanda...

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Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

By | May 9, 2012 at 3:21 pm | No comments

There are two lessons we can learn from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan-- the trio of comedians who successfully self-released their own new comedy specials. The first lesson is that it works, IF -- and it's a big "if" -- you have a large enough fanbase. The second...

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Louis C.K.’s ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ will air on FX this weekend

Louis C.K.’s ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ will air on FX this weekend

By | May 8, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments

We already knew that Louis C.K.'s self-released comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater would air on FX in the future. What we didn't know was when. Today FX announced that the wildly successful up-until-now digital-only special will air this Saturday at 10 pm EST. So, what...

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‘The Half-Hour’ premieres Friday on Comedy Central with Rory Scovel, Michael Palascak (Videos)

‘The Half-Hour’ premieres Friday on Comedy Central with Rory Scovel, Michael Palascak (Videos)

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:58 am | 3 comments

One of the reasons I became obsessed with stand-up comedy was Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central's long-running series of 30-minute stand-up specials, which shined a light on great up and coming comedians. I even made my own "mixtape" of sorts, where one VHS tape housed...

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Jon Stewart calls Zach Galifianakis a dipsh*t on Between Two Ferns (Video)

Jon Stewart calls Zach Galifianakis a dipsh*t on Between Two Ferns (Video)

By | May 3, 2012 at 12:32 pm | No comments

You likely know that before The Comedy Awards airs on Comedy Central this Sunday at 9 pm EST, the long-running Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns will see its first ever (30-minute!) televised episode. It will feature Tina Fey, Richard Branson and, as you'll see below, Jon...

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Watch Robin Williams, Don Rickles and Kristen Wiig at The Comedy Awards

Watch Robin Williams, Don Rickles and Kristen Wiig at The Comedy Awards

By | May 2, 2012 at 4:21 pm | No comments

You may be aware that The Comedy Awards will air on Comedy Central this Sunday at 9 pm EST. We posted a trio of preview videos here, and guess what? Here's three more. That's six total, if you're keeping track. Below you'll find Robin Williams accept the Stand-Up Icon Award, the...

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