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The Laughspin interview with Gabriel Iglesias

The Laughspin interview with Gabriel Iglesias

By | October 6, 2011 at 11:23 am | One comment

Although Gabriel Iglesias is a hugely popular comic with Mexican-American ethnic background, he makes it clear that he's not into being labeled merely as a “Latino” comic. He can expertly play to all types of audiences, thank you very much. He's proven years ago he is by no...

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Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

By | August 29, 2011 at 6:06 pm | One comment

Hugely popular comedian Gabriel Iglesias, known equally for his jokes as he is, his girth, has signed on for a role in Steven Soderbergh's new drama flick about the world of male strippers. Magic Mike stars Channing Tatum, based on the actor's real-life experiences in the exotic...

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New Carlos Mencia, Craig Ferguson, Jeff Dunham specials will hit Comedy Central this Fall

New Carlos Mencia, Craig Ferguson, Jeff Dunham specials will hit Comedy Central this Fall

By | August 16, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments

Comedy Central will premiere new hour-long specials this Fall from veteran comedians Carlos Mencia, Pablo Francisco, Craig Ferguson, Weird Al Yankovic and Jeff Dunham-- as well as up-and-comers T.J. Miller and Donald Glover, the network announced today. Comedy Central also...

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New Majority Comedy Tour kicks off June 3; Iglesias, Peters, Lampanelli and Byrne to perform

By | May 13, 2011 at 5:54 pm | No comments

Tickets for the first few shows of The New Majority Comedy Tour, arguably the biggest comedy tour of the year, are now on sale. In each town the tour hits, Russell Peters, Gabriel Iglesias, Lisa Lampanelli and Steve Byrne will perform. You can snag your tickets...

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Jay Leno, Dana Carvey, more to celebrate comedy club’s 50th anniversary

By | September 14, 2010 at 12:33 pm | No comments

It's a Pasadena legend, and with 50 years in the biz under its built, we don't have any trouble seeing why. The "it" in question here is the Ice House Comedy Club, and on Sunday, Oct. 10, will celebrate its 50th year as a stand-up stalwart at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. This...

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Comedy Matters with Russell Peters, Kevin Hart and more

By | February 14, 2010 at 8:23 pm | No comments

The Phenomenon That Is Russell Peters Russell Peters is not just a comedian. He’s a phenomenon, and that’s a hard word to type more than once! I’ve often referred to him as The Messiah of Comedy, because he has such a diverse audience and makes people of all...

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Comedy Matters with Gabriel Iglesias, Colin Quinn, Jessica Biel

By | June 22, 2009 at 9:43 am | One comment

SEARCHING FOR JERRY SEINFELD As many of you know, I’ve spent the better part of the last year, working with Comic Strip owner Richie Tienken on a book about the history of the club that launched the careers of superstars like Chris Rock, Larry Miller, George Wallace, Lewis...

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Bill Bellamy: Diversifying a portfolio of comedy

By | June 16, 2008 at 3:27 am | No comments

Veteran comedian Bill Bellamy has made a profitable habit of continually reinventing himself over the last two decades. But the Last Comic Standing host has never let go of stand-up. Bill Bellamy is the Madonna of stand-up comedy. Hear us out. Like the Material Girl, the...

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