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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)

By | June 4, 2014 at 1:14 pm | No comments

If you were sitting in a comedy club and saw Mike Vecchione get on stage without knowing anything about him, you'd think that a cop or a firefighter quit the force to do comedy. You might expect a "tough guy" voice or maybe something akin to a former frat guy telling you the...

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Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)

By | May 6, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments

Jason Jones and Samantha Bee might be the most adorable married couple in comedy (Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann might be a close second)-- not to mention they're both stellar on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as two of the more veteran correspondents. We recently had the chance...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

By | February 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments

On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could...

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Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

By | November 7, 2013 at 2:50 pm | No comments

Donnell Rawlings is often recognized from his iconic roles on Chappelle's Show, namely Ashy Larry. And he doesn't mind at all. Since his days as the ashy dice roller, he has continued touring his stand-up act, making his own comedy sketch videos and more recently has appeared as...

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The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

By | October 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments

Pete Holmes is not just a stand-up comic, but an all-encompassing comedian. Not only have you seen him perform stand-up on Comedy Central and Conan, but you've likely seen his digital shorts like Kid Farm or his Batman sketches (see below). Or you've seen shows he's written for...

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Watch Joan Rivers in bed interviewing Margaret Cho for 30 minutes (Video)

Watch Joan Rivers in bed interviewing Margaret Cho for 30 minutes (Video)

By | April 11, 2013 at 1:06 pm | No comments

In her latest installment of In Bed with Joan, comedian Joan Rivers' new Web series, Margaret Cho opens up about her very open relationship with her husband, dating Quentin Tarantino, why Cho isn't a nurse-- and also comedy! They talk about comedy. And Cho shows off her tattoos....

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Watch a preview of Conan O’Brien’s interview with the writers of The Simpsons (Video)

Watch a preview of Conan O’Brien’s interview with the writers of The Simpsons (Video)

By | April 11, 2013 at 10:02 am | No comments

If you’re not familiar with Conan O’Brien’s Web series Serious Jibber-Jabber, you’re about to become quite intimate with it. On the April 15 episode, Team Coco will premiere an in-depth chat with the writers of The Simpsons. O’Brien – once a writer for the iconic...

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David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

By | April 10, 2013 at 9:42 am | 2 comments

One of the many things I love about David Letterman is his ability to conduct honest interviews with so-called stars—and by “honest,” I mean he really doesn’t give a shit if a celebrity ever returns to his show. Allow me to submit this clip from last night’s Late Show,...

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