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Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

By | April 3, 2014 at 6:10 pm | One comment

Late night talk show legend David Letterman will announce his 2015 retirement on tonight's edition of Late Show with David Letterman. When a monstrous announcement like this is to be made, a press release is usually sent to media outlets or it is agreed that the star will break...

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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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Craig Ferguson to host Celebrity Name Game in fall 2014

Craig Ferguson to host Celebrity Name Game in fall 2014

By | October 29, 2013 at 10:35 am | One comment

You might not have to stay up for the Late Late Show to catch Craig Ferguson anymore. The Scottish-born talk show host has been signed to host a new syndicated game show next fall. In a string of recent celebrity-driven game shows, Celebrity Name Game is based on the popular...

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Seven things I didn’t expect from my network television debut

Seven things I didn’t expect from my network television debut

By | September 10, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments

1. I'd find out the night before I got the call on Labor Day -- late in the evening -- that I'd be appearing on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson the next night. I think Craig is charming and smart and great at his job, so I was stoked about the booking. And I actually...

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Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

By | July 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | No comments

Editor’s note: This is a weekly feature on Laughspin.com in partnership with Pandora Comedy. Today is comedy album release day! These three albums are now available to the general public, much as Richard Nixon’s Watergate tapes were in 1974—only time will tell if these...

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New study finds late night hosts make fun of Romney twice as much as Obama

New study finds late night hosts make fun of Romney twice as much as Obama

By | November 5, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments

Ever since Barack Obama replaced George W. Bush in the White House four years ago, politically minded comedians have attempted to adjust their focus to a president who is decidedly not the slow-moving target Bush was. And on the eve of election day, it seems Obama is still...

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Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

By | September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day,...

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David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay at CBS through 2014

David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay at CBS through 2014

By | April 3, 2012 at 1:07 pm | One comment

David Letterman and Craig Ferguson are here to stay, comedy fans! At least through 2014, anyway. CBS just re-upped the two late night favorites for at least two more years on the network. This means, unless something totally unexpected occurs, The Late Show host will break...

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Watch Steven Wright and Craig Ferguson try to out-weird each other

Watch Steven Wright and Craig Ferguson try to out-weird each other

By | January 25, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

While the traditional formula of a two-hander still works to this day (one plays "straight," one plays crazy), a pair playing crazy in their own respective ways can be one of the most delightful things to watch. Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, for example, hosting anything from...

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