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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: Listen to Kevin Pollak, Chelsea Peretti, Doug Benson, Jason Gillearn (Podcast)

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: Listen to Kevin Pollak, Chelsea Peretti, Doug Benson, Jason Gillearn (Podcast)

By | March 10, 2014 at 1:18 pm | No comments

This week on Laugh Tracks we travel to the Golden State for our first group of comedians from California. Cali has an overabundance of talented comics so for this episode we have a total of four great clips. KEVIN POLLAK – The multi-talented comic, actor, and webcast...

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Doug Benson inks deal with Alamo Drafthouse for movie interruption fun

Doug Benson inks deal with Alamo Drafthouse for movie interruption fun

By | November 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | One comment

The Alamo Drafthouse cinema chain, once an institution exclusive to Austin, Texas, has spread its tendrils of movie-dom across the nation. For the uninitiated, the Drafthouse combines three elements into a holy triumvirate of a film-going experience: good flicks, a full waiter...

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Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 2: Tenacious D, Craig Robinson, Doug Benson, Jenny Slate

Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 2: Tenacious D, Craig Robinson, Doug Benson, Jenny Slate

By | November 10, 2013 at 12:48 pm | One comment

AUSTIN -- If the theme of day one of Fun Fun Fun Fest was Johnny Marr, the theme of day two was probably… pot. I wandered into the comedy tent early yesterday afternoon to find it already oppressively hot, steamy and full of wafting marijuana smoke. For those of you who are...

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Doug Benson’s new album ‘Gateway Doug’ available July 9 and also there are tour dates!

Doug Benson’s new album ‘Gateway Doug’ available July 9 and also there are tour dates!

By | July 1, 2013 at 1:47 pm | No comments

Every year, comedian Doug Benson records a new comedy album on 4/20, and 2013 was no different. If the date doesn’t give you any indication as to what might have inspired the album, perhaps the name will. Benson’s newest comedy album Gateway Doug is set for a July 9 release...

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10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

By | June 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments

There's nothing like a great one line joke. Just like it takes planning and smarts to deliver an amazingly funny longform story, it takes special talent to write and deliver a short joke that will stick with an audience. Below, we've chosen 10 of our favorites one-to-few-line...

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SXSW Comedy, day 8: The Benson Interruption, Eugene Mirman and product placement!

SXSW Comedy, day 8: The Benson Interruption, Eugene Mirman and product placement!

By | March 18, 2013 at 11:34 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- Yesterday was the eighth and final day of SXSW’s comedy shows, and I can’t think of a better way to close this year’s proceedings than with a fabulous slew of performances on Doug Benson’s The Benson Interruption podcast. Sitting alongside Benson onstage...

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SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

By | March 17, 2013 at 9:43 am | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Friday marked the seventh day of comedy at SXSW 2013, but don’t be fooled – we’re not taking a breather over here in Austin. Let’s do the math: weekend + final days of SXSW + St. Patrick’s Day = pure pandemonium. It’s a perfect storm of mayhem and...

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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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Doug Benson: ‘Smug Life’ (Review)

Doug Benson: ‘Smug Life’ (Review)

By | July 5, 2012 at 11:41 am | No comments

The Comedy King of the Stoners is back this year with an intriguing experiment. Doug Benson released his double CD, Smug Life, this week through Comedy Central Records. Here's the deal: He recorded two shows, as usual on 4/20 (hehe), at Parlor Live Comedy Club in Bellevue,...

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