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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:03 am | No comments

Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The...

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Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

By | December 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments

In some form or another, I say this every year. But that doesn’t make it untrue. So here goes: In 2013, so many amazing comedians released so many amazing albums and specials that I struggled greatly to cram just 10 in this list of the very best. Sure, we can make the list...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 76: Interview with Doug Stanhope

Laughspin Podcast, episode 76: Interview with Doug Stanhope

By | October 17, 2013 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Two days ago, just hours after finding out two of his best friends are dead -- one due to an infection; the other from suicide -- comedian Doug Stanhope sat down with with me in the green room at Levity Live comedy club in West Nyack, NY. Stanhope talks about what happened with...

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How Doug Stanhope deals with the death of two close friends: he goes onstage (Exclusive)

How Doug Stanhope deals with the death of two close friends: he goes onstage (Exclusive)

By | October 16, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments

"Brian Regan would have cancelled this show," says Doug Stanhope as he interrupts a rant during his live show at Levity Live in West Nyack, NY last night. "Somehow I feel like I am the only comic adequately prepared to do the show if your best friend died and/or killed himself...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 73: Doug Stanhope, Kathleen Madigan, John Caparulo

Laughspin Podcast, episode 73: Doug Stanhope, Kathleen Madigan, John Caparulo

By | September 13, 2013 at 10:54 pm | No comments

This week Mike and I play new tracks from Doug Stanhope (his new album Beer Hall Putsch is out Sept. 17 and the special is currently streaming on Netflix), Kathleen Madigan (her new album Madigan Again is now streaming on Netflix) and John Caparulo (his new album Come Inside Me...

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Comedian Doug Stanhope raising $50,000 for atheist victim of Oklahoma tornado (Video)

Comedian Doug Stanhope raising $50,000 for atheist victim of Oklahoma tornado (Video)

By | May 23, 2013 at 11:00 pm | No comments

UPDATE-- May 24, 4:53 pm ET After about 18 hours, Stanhope and co. have exceeded their goal of $50,000, raising $56,241. And the number keeps rising. There's still 59 days left of the campaign. -------- Comedian and vocal atheist Doug Stanhope is spearheading an effort...

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Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments

Doug Stanhope will record his newest stand-up comedy special and album tonight in Portland, OR! From a New Wave Entertainment press release: New Wave Entertainment will record international comedy sensation Doug Stanhope’s new hour-long stand-up special at Portland...

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Why comedians should embrace (and control) the future of comedy school

Why comedians should embrace (and control) the future of comedy school

By | February 21, 2013 at 9:34 am | 23 comments

I remember sitting in my office in 2010 and reading Doug Stanhope's evisceration of stand-up comedy classes. I remember it very clearly, in fact, because at the time I was deep into strategizing how a "traditional" comedy club could become the next Upright Citizen's Brigade...

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Comedian Andy Andrist reveals confrontation with his childhood molester (Video)

Comedian Andy Andrist reveals confrontation with his childhood molester (Video)

By | February 4, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments

As promised, comedian Andy Andrist revealed a video on Super Bowl Sunday of himself and friend, Doug Stanhope confronting Andrist’s childhood molester. It turns out, however, the video is not a one-off but rather a small part of a larger documentary about Andrist coming to...

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