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Just For Laughs, Chicago recap: Hannibal Buress, Seth Meyers, Al Madrigal, more!

Just For Laughs, Chicago recap: Hannibal Buress, Seth Meyers, Al Madrigal, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 1:45 pm | One comment

CHICAGO -- In the absence of a high profile hockey game and a bombastically hyped thunderstorm, day four of Just For Laughs Chicago was a heavily attended night of wildly different styles of comedy. After seeing Seth Meyers, Hannibal Buress and Al Madrigal deliver some palatable...

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Tenacious D musical comedy fest will include Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, many more!

Tenacious D musical comedy fest will include Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, many more!

By | June 10, 2013 at 3:45 pm | No comments

In the world of musical comedy, few have reached the level of success achieved by Tenacious D. And now the ingenious hard rocking duo – Jack Black and Kyle Gass – have harnessed their powers to make good on their threat to curate their own festival. The one-day...

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Hannibal Buress, Nick Swardson, Bobby Moynihan will star in animated series ‘Chozen’

Hannibal Buress, Nick Swardson, Bobby Moynihan will star in animated series ‘Chozen’

By | June 6, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments

As Danny McBride shoots the fourth and final season of Eastbound & Down for HBO, his mind will also undoubtedly be on Chozen, the animated series FX’s to-be launched sister channel FXX just greenlighted. McBride will co-executive produce the series, which follows the life...

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Hannibal Buress signs deal with Comedy Central: television pilot, national tour and more to come

Hannibal Buress signs deal with Comedy Central: television pilot, national tour and more to come

By | May 22, 2013 at 11:36 am | One comment

For those of us who have followed Hannibal Buress since before the release of his masterful debut album My Name is Hannibal in 2010, this piece of news should come as no surprise: Comedy Central has inked a massive, cross-platform deal with the 30-year-old comedian. As part of...

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Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

By | April 9, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments

The winner of the Best Comedian on Twitter goes to...Rafinha Bastos! Wait, who? Here's the deal:  Bastos is a Brazilian stand-up comedian and television personality south of the Equator. And by the way, Brazil is only slightly smaller than the States, both by population and...

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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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SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

By | March 15, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there was any doubt that I am now immersed in SXSW Music, it was put to rest yesterday thanks to Loud Village-- an entity that encapsulates both alternative music and alternative comedy. So, in other words, the hipster dream. Loud Village offered a showcase...

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Hannibal Buress inks cop comedy deal with ABC

Hannibal Buress inks cop comedy deal with ABC

By | December 7, 2012 at 4:32 pm | No comments

He already co-stars on Adult Swim’s Eric Andre Show, recently released his stellar second album and DVD Animal furnace and has a pilot in development with Fox, which he co-wrote with Jonah Hill. And now it seems ABC wants a piece of Buress. The network that’s made a hit...

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Laughspin presents: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2012

Laughspin presents: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2012

By | December 6, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 55 comments

It’s that time of the year again where we present to you, dear Laughspinners, the 10 best comedy albums of the year. I say this every year, but it’s true: Since launching in 2005 and since there were well over 100 comedy albums released in 2012, this has been the most...

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