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Watch the Hannibal Buress documentary ‘A Week to Kill’ in its entirety

Watch the Hannibal Buress documentary ‘A Week to Kill’ in its entirety

By | June 25, 2012 at 3:48 pm | No comments

For the week leading up to the taping of his first hour Comedy Central special Animal Furnace, Hannibal Buress was followed by filmmaker Ryan Ferguson. The resulting 40-minute documentary (which is part of the special's DVD extras), A Week to Kill is now available in full for...

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The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

The Laughspin interview with Hannibal Buress

By | May 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm | One comment

Few other comedians have had as much hype behind them in recent years as Hannibal Buress. The thing is, Buress deserves every ounce of it. Over the last few years, we've watched the Chicago-bred comic establish himself as a talented writer -- having completed stints on both...

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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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Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

By | January 30, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments

Cartoon Network announced that they'll l be airing an all new late night talk show starring stand-up comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre. They'll be joining the Adult Swim line-up! The new program, produced by Abso Lutely Productions who creates Tim & Eric Awesome...

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Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: "All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I'm excited to see the direction that he takes the...

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Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 9)

Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 9)

By | August 25, 2011 at 2:27 pm | No comments

EDINBURGH -- Todd Barry knows his food. He has a whole “food chunk” in his act. His quest for food has created awkward exchanges on Twitter with the Kansas City Airport and followers from Los Angeles. Yet, when I ask him what’s good to eat here in Edinburgh, he recommends...

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How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

How much should comedians play up their ethnicity?

By | August 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments

This year late night TV has seen the likes of Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, Ian Edwards, and more bring their unique stand-up comedy to the masses on Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Recently, Portland comic Ron Funches killed it with his...

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Bonnaroo comedy lineup revealed; Lewis Black, Donald Glover and more

By | April 6, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments

Though the comedian lineup hasn't been officially announced for the highly anticipated Bonnaroo festival going down in Manchester, TN in June, we've got a list for you. Below are the comedians we hear will be performing. Check it out! Lewis Black Cheech Marin Ralphie May the...

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Indie comedy show turns into film; Gaffigan, Maron, Garofalo show support

By | February 8, 2011 at 5:09 pm | One comment

If I’m a sucker for one kind of movie, it’s the comedy documentary. Sadly, it’s not the most common genre, but a new trailer has just been released for a film that will please any comedy nerd. Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!, by Liam McEneaney and Victor Varnado,...

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