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Gilda’s LaughFest accepting comedian submissions for 2014

Gilda’s LaughFest accepting comedian submissions for 2014

By | October 10, 2013 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Gilda's LaughFest, named after the late comedienne Gilda Radner, is one of the largest comedy festivals in the country, known for its all-star schedule of the nation's top headliners. A few of the seemingly countless names featured in the the last three years are Lewis Black,...

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LaughFest photo gallery with Garfunkel & Oates, Joel McHale, Bill Burr, more! (Exclusive)

LaughFest photo gallery with Garfunkel & Oates, Joel McHale, Bill Burr, more! (Exclusive)

By | April 18, 2013 at 2:54 pm | No comments

For the third year in a row, I had the privilege of attending Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI, a 10-day festival featuring some of the biggest names in comedy as well as some of the best up-and-coming comics around the country. The proceeds of all the shows go to benefit...

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Laughspin Podcast special episode: Cy Amundson interview from Gilda’s LaughFest

Laughspin Podcast special episode: Cy Amundson interview from Gilda’s LaughFest

By | April 3, 2013 at 10:50 pm | No comments

In this special edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Cy Amundson in Grand Rapids, Michigan during the third annual Gilda's LaughFest. The fast-moving chat covers Cy's rise from local Minnesota comedy hero to the nationally known...

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Gilda’s Laughfest breaks fake mustache world record

Gilda’s Laughfest breaks fake mustache world record

By | March 8, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments

To kick off the third annual Gilda’s Laughfest in Grand Rapids yesterday, organizers attempted to break the Guinness world record for – wait for it – the largest gathering of people wearing fake mustaches. And while the folks at Guinness will need to certify those efforts,...

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Video interview: Dan Cummins at Laugh Fest

By | March 17, 2011 at 2:23 pm | No comments

So while I'm here in Grand Rapids, MI checking out Laugh Fest -- whose lineup boasts the likes of Betty White, Bill Cosby, Mike Birbigla and Stephen Lynch -- I thought I should try to catch up with some of the other comics performing. Tomorrow night, the fest is hosting a...

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Inaugural LaughFest boasts Birbiglia, Cosby, Cho; will benefit cancer patients

By | February 24, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments

Grand Rapids, Michigan isn't exactly the first place you think of when you're mentally running down the nation's biggest stand-up comedy cities (you guys don't do that?). So, when I first heard a few months ago about a new comedy festival Gilda's LaughFest taking place in the...

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