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Prince uses photo of Dave Chappelle as Prince for “Breakfast Can Wait” single (Video)

Prince uses photo of Dave Chappelle as Prince for “Breakfast Can Wait” single (Video)

By | August 19, 2013 at 4:49 pm | No comments

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. But what do you call it when the person who's being imitated uses a screenshot of the impersonator as his single's cover art? Prince, who just caught up with the rest of the developed world and joined Twitter, recently posted...

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Dave Chappelle breaks ticket sales record

Dave Chappelle breaks ticket sales record

By | July 29, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments

When organizers at the Just For Laughs comedy festival announced Dave Chappelle would be performing one show at this year’s festival in Montreal, comedy fans went nuts. When tickets went on sale, they were gone within minutes. Eventually nine more shows were added. By the...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 60: Lewis Black, Russell Brand, Tenacious D and more!

Laughspin Podcast, episode 60: Lewis Black, Russell Brand, Tenacious D and more!

By | June 20, 2013 at 11:21 am | No comments

On this week's episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike goes solo because I was on an important mission-- or something like that. He gifts you earholes with new audio from Lewis Black's recent college graduations speech, Whitest Kids 'U Know star Trevor Moore's plans to destroy...

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Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords will headline traveling comedy festival this summer

Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords will headline traveling comedy festival this summer

By | June 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | No comments

For years now there’s been speculation as to whether Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock would team up for a live stand-up comedy tour. Alas, it doesn’t look like it’s happening anytime soon. However, Chappelle is going on tour this summer—and not by himself. He, along with...

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Why Louis C.K. postponing season four of ‘Louie’ is a good idea

Why Louis C.K. postponing season four of ‘Louie’ is a good idea

By | October 10, 2012 at 12:36 pm | One comment

Ever since Louis C.K. struck a deal with FX three years ago to produce his own show, comedians across the country have been telling their agents and managers, "I want the Louis C.K. deal." At the heart of the deal is total creative freedom and control of the business aspects of...

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Dave Chappelle has yet another show ruined by hecklers

Dave Chappelle has yet another show ruined by hecklers

By | June 21, 2012 at 1:54 pm | One comment

Dave Chappelle performed a set at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, but despite the show having sold out in a matter of minutes, a large portion of the audience did not greet Chappelle too warmly. You may remember last year when Chappelle brought a show in...

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Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock comedy tour a possibility

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock comedy tour a possibility

By | October 31, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments

Question: How fast would tickets to a Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle comedy tour sell out? We may soon find out if we’re to believe a recent tweet from Rock. In response to a short piece on Humor Mill, citing unnamed sources saying that the two comedians are currently working on...

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Laughspin analysis: Can we all please try to learn how to take a f*cking joke?

Laughspin analysis: Can we all please try to learn how to take a f*cking joke?

By | August 25, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments

Go fuck yourself. Without a fraction of a second passing, that first sentence can be completely misinterpreted and spun out of context. Then, several hateful comment threads pop up around the Web without any investigation as to the simple questions of what, where, why or...

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How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

By | August 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments

This year late night TV has seen the likes of Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, Ian Edwards, and more bring their unique stand-up comedy to the masses on Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Recently, Portland comic Ron Funches killed it with his...

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