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Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments

It's graduation season and you know what that means! Someone somewhere is sitting through a three hour procession of watching 200 people wearing oversized gowns stand in line to shake somebody's hand. Hooray! But seriously, congratulations to all you recent grads. You make us...

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Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

By | September 23, 2011 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Aside from her stand-up comedy, I’ve come to know and love Wanda Sykes for her work on the always hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm. She’s a perfect foil for Larry David, whose awkwardness – especially where race is concerned – never fails to cause a whole lot of problems...

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Comedian Kyle Cease to inspire college kids with new tour, wants help from Ellen DeGeneres

By | June 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 14 comments

So, it seems comedian Kyle Cease is done pushing his much-criticized stand-up comedy bootcamp and is now turning to spreading a slightly new message: you can overcome crippling anxiety just like he has. He’ll be embarking on what he’s dubbed the Wake Up College Comedy Tour,...

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Ellen DeGeneres struts down the fashion runway for high-end designer

By | September 10, 2010 at 2:01 pm | No comments

From her early stand-up to syndicated daytime talk show, everyone loves Ellen. (We’ll just brush that whole American Idol fiasco under the rug.) The very funny comedienne is always full of surprises, and surprise us she did, complete with confetti, at last night’s Richie...

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Ellen DeGeneres quits American Idol; "It didn't feel right for me."

By | July 29, 2010 at 8:55 pm | No comments

Fox just announced that comedian, talk show host and now record label owner will not return as a judge for American Idol. “A couple months ago, I let Fox and the American Idol producers know that this didn’t feel like the right fit for me,” DeGeneres said. “I told them...

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Eddie Murphy hints at return to comedy stage, but he said the same thing two years ago

By | May 24, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments

Recently, Eddie Murphy has been hinting toward his return to stand-up comedy. The star himself has said, “Within the last six months or so, I started getting an itch to do it again. I started writing stuff... I was like, 'I could go and do 15, 20 minutes right now. Maybe in a...

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Ellen DeGeneres immortalized in comic book, helps Humane Society

By | March 31, 2010 at 12:49 pm | No comments

Who’s your favorite comic book character? Perhaps it’s Superman, Spiderman or Batman? Catwoman or the Silver Surfer? Well that decision just got a lot harder, as a new comic book hero has been announced. It’s Ellen DeGeneres! That’s right, everyone’s women aged...

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Giraldo, Ansari, DeGeneres to headline TBS' Just For Laughs festival

By | March 24, 2010 at 10:23 am | One comment

"Very Funny" Festival: Just For Laughs presented by TBS is returning to Chicago this June for its second annual event. Boasting heavy hitters like Greg Giraldo, Aziz Ansari, Jim Norton, Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer, Denis Leary, and Russell Peters, the festival will...

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Ellen DeGeneres named new American Idol judge

By | September 9, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments

Is one of America's sweethearts ready to go tit-for-tat with one of America's smartest asses? (Ok, so Simon Cowell is British). Fans of veteran stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres will find out this season, when the comedian will join American Idol as the  fourth judge....

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