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Comedian Eugene Mirman posts second White House petition, asking Obama to call Uganda president a ‘ding-dong-boob-poopy’

Comedian Eugene Mirman posts second White House petition, asking Obama to call Uganda president a ‘ding-dong-boob-poopy’

By | February 26, 2014 at 3:01 pm | No comments

As a response to his original White House petition being removed from the government’s Web site, comedian Eugene Mirman has just launched a revised version. Yesterday, Mirman launched a petition requesting that President Barack Obama tell Uganda “to go fuck themselves.”...

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Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

By | February 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | No comments

SXSW Comedy 2014 has announced its line-ups for the monster March festival. Rising stars and comedy legends will grace the stages of Austin, TX from March 8 - March 15. Funny or Die will host An Evening with Bill Cosby. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater will bring their...

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Eugene Mirman on his comedy fest, Bob’s Burgers, Larry the Cable Guy (Laughspin interview)

Eugene Mirman on his comedy fest, Bob’s Burgers, Larry the Cable Guy (Laughspin interview)

By | September 16, 2013 at 10:01 am | 2 comments

Since the sixth annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is set to go down from Sept. 26 to Sept. 29 in Brooklyn, NY, I thought now would be an excellent time to catch up with the man at least partially responsible for the absurdly titled festivities. To be fair, it was actually...

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You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

By | May 31, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments

Ok, so Eugene Mirman didn’t win the Reddit-powered Samuel L. Jackson contest, in which the actor promised to recite the most up-voted 300-word monologue in an effort to raise awareness of Alzheimers Disease. But the winning entry is excellent, and Jackson only makes it better....

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Eugene Mirman on bringing festival to Boston:  I don’t want to just sell out to any urinal company (Video)

Eugene Mirman on bringing festival to Boston: I don’t want to just sell out to any urinal company (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 11:33 am | No comments

There's been a recent surge in famous people using Kickstarter to fund their pet projects, and the trend is receiving quite a bit of backlash. But before you swear off donating to someone you've seen on television, consider helping Eugene Mirman bring his Brooklyn-based Eugene...

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Let’s hope Samuel L. Jackson will be reciting an absurd monologue written by Eugene Mirman (Update)

Let’s hope Samuel L. Jackson will be reciting an absurd monologue written by Eugene Mirman (Update)

By | May 30, 2013 at 3:41 pm | One comment

As a way to raise awareness and funds for non-profit organization, the Alzheimer’s Society, Samuel L. Jackson has asked Reddit users to submit 300-word monologues, one of which he will recite on video for all to witness. And thankfully, comedian Eugene Mirman has taken the...

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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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Watch Eugene Mirman disparage his college alma mater yet inspire students during hilarious graduation speech

Watch Eugene Mirman disparage his college alma mater yet inspire students during hilarious graduation speech

By | June 1, 2012 at 11:44 am | No comments

In 2009, Eugene Mirman was asked to give a commencement speech for the graduating class of his high school, and just a few days ago he got to do it again at his Alma Mater Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. The comedian and co-star of Fox's animated hit Bob's Burgers...

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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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