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Dave Chappelle has yet another show ruined by hecklers

Dave Chappelle has yet another show ruined by hecklers

By | June 21, 2012 at 1:54 pm | One comment

Dave Chappelle performed a set at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, but despite the show having sold out in a matter of minutes, a large portion of the audience did not greet Chappelle too warmly. You may remember last year when Chappelle brought a show in...

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Watch a comedian get heckled by 6 year old girl

Watch a comedian get heckled by 6 year old girl

By | February 20, 2012 at 8:57 am | One comment

New York City comedian Thomas J. Kelly performed at the Ha! Comedy Club in Times Square on Saturday night. In an effort to draw more folks to the club, this venue allows families to bring their young ones to shows. Wow. Also, dear lord. In this clip, Kelly starts to hit on an...

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Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

By | September 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 27 comments

I think it's safe to say that all most comedians ever want to do is tell jokes and make people laugh. But all too often, some wise-ass decides that he or she wants to get involved and steal the spotlight. We call these miserable low lives that needed more hugs growing up...

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Watch comedian Mike E. Winfield deal with sleeping audience member; what would you have done?

Watch comedian Mike E. Winfield deal with sleeping audience member; what would you have done?

By | August 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | One comment

There's a number of ways in which a skilled comedian can handle a persistent heckler. Sometimes, it's a matter of straight-up engagement; maybe ignoring said heckler shuts them down; perhaps a burly bouncer can help out. Dealing with hecklers is an art in itself. But how does a...

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Don’t heckle Aziz Ansari unless you want to be called a c*nt

Don’t heckle Aziz Ansari unless you want to be called a c*nt

By | August 8, 2011 at 3:21 pm | No comments

Old law of comedy: if you are a stand-up comic, you will be heckled. It happens to everyone at some point, no matter how good you are. Even if you’re someone as kickass at the craft as Louis C.K. Much of the time, those potentially uncomfortable moments can also be hilarious,...

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Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

By | August 3, 2011 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Last year, comedian Kyle Kinane released one of the best albums of the year Death of the Party. And since then, he's been quickly rising in the world of comedy, having made appearances on Conan, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show and his own Comedy Central Presents. Now he's...

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Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments

UPDATE: 7:30 pm EST Dave Chappelle performed last night -- this time, it was a 10-minute spot at Hard Rock Live (same venue) in Hollywood, FL and apologized for his "bad attitude" at Friday night's show. For the full story, read the original account below. It seems Dave...

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