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Dropping Gilda Radner’s name from Gilda’s Club is disrespectful, but let’s not lose focus (Opinion)

Dropping Gilda Radner’s name from Gilda’s Club is disrespectful, but let’s not lose focus (Opinion)

By | November 29, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments

Since the Madison, Wisconsin chapter of Gilda’s Club announced this week their plans to change the name of their organization by removing any reference to late comedian and Saturday Night Live great Gilda Radner, after whom the non-profit was named, there’s been an...

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Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

By | November 28, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

When Laughfest hits Grand Rapids, MI this coming March, it will mark the 10-day festival's third installment, yet it's wise beyond its years. Having already welcomed some of the biggest names in comedy (think Bill Cosby, Betty White, Jim Gaffigan) into the close-knit city during...

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Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

By | April 20, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments

In March, I had the great pleasure of attending the second Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 10-day event raises money for the city's chapter of Gilda's Club, which offers support for cancer patients and their families. Founded in honor of comedian Gilda Radner,...

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Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

By | February 14, 2012 at 9:54 am | No comments

You may or may not have noticed that we here at Laughspin have been pushing the upcoming Gilda's Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Michigan pretty hard. I'm not about to try to convince you that we've been unbiased in our editorial coverage, our Tweets and our Facebook links; we're...

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Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

By | November 10, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and a seemingly endless list of other big name comedians are scheduled to perform at the second annual Gilda's LaughFest, to be held in Grand Rapids, MI next year from March 8 -18. The festival has a unique position within the country's...

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