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Review: Doug Stanhope’s ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ is lively, full of loathing

Review: Doug Stanhope’s ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ is lively, full of loathing

By | March 7, 2012 at 11:55 am | One comment

Although Doug Stanhope doesn't stick a pistol in his mouth at the end of his new album, Before Turning the Gun on Himself, you'd have to admit it would be a killer closer. Instead, the comedy veteran turns the gun on society-- yet again, blasting away at a celebrity-obsessed...

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Listen to nine minutes of Doug Stanhope’s new album

Listen to nine minutes of Doug Stanhope’s new album

By | March 5, 2012 at 11:23 am | 5 comments

Doug Stanhope's newest album, Before Turning the Gun on Himself, comes out tomorrow. But you can check out a nine-minute track right now! Just be sure to lay your money down for the entire thing tomorrow. You can also check out the full track listing and watch Stanhope...

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Watch Doug Stanhope talk about his new album ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’

Watch Doug Stanhope talk about his new album ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’

By | March 1, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments

Doug Stanhope's newest album, Before Turning the Gun on Himself, comes out March 6. In preparation for its release, Roadrunner Records just uploaded this video, wherein we see Stanhope chatting about Salt Lake City (where he taped the album), how he got into comedy and his...

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Doug Stanhope to release new album Before Turning the Gun on Himself

Doug Stanhope to release new album Before Turning the Gun on Himself

By | February 14, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments

There's fewer stand-up comedians working today more prolific than Doug Stanhope. To further prove that, the well-respected comic will release his new album Before Turning the Gun on Himself on March 6; it will be his second release for longtime metal label Roadrunner, and will...

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Comedian blatantly steals Doug Stanhope’s material, fans revolt

Comedian blatantly steals Doug Stanhope’s material, fans revolt

By | January 4, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 47 comments

If you're a regular reader of Laughspin, there is no need to extoll on the honesty of writing one's own comedic material as a comedian and not stealing others. We posted plenty about that in 2011. If you're not, then know that not only is stealing jokes wrong, it's theft of...

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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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Doug Stanhope wants dual-citizenship in Iceland

Doug Stanhope wants dual-citizenship in Iceland

By | October 27, 2011 at 5:11 pm | One comment

In early August, we let you know about comedian Doug Stanhope’s plans to perform stand-up at a prison in Iceland. Well,the deed has been done and by Stanhope’s account, it was an amazing journey, despite his performance, which “sucked shit” – his words, not mine. As...

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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 46 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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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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