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Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

By | February 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | No comments

SXSW Comedy 2014 has announced its line-ups for the monster March festival. Rising stars and comedy legends will grace the stages of Austin, TX from March 8 - March 15. Funny or Die will host An Evening with Bill Cosby. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater will bring their...

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Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

By | January 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments

SAN FRANCISCO – In the end, the audience at Cobb’s Comedy Club gleefully selected the understated, absurdist humor of Brent Weinbach as the winner of Iron Comic last night. So, what does that mean, exactly? Well, for one, it means Weinbach has skills well beyond slinging...

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IFC greenlights Garfunkel & Oates comedy series

IFC greenlights Garfunkel & Oates comedy series

By | September 30, 2013 at 12:38 pm | No comments

We told you back in the spring that Garfunkel & Oates' self-titled comedy series was one of many comedies in development at IFC. Well, we are pleased to report that the musically comedic duo's show has been greenlit for the network's 2014 line-up. Garfunkel & Oates will...

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New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

By | May 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments

Dear, readers in the New York tri-state area: Cancel your evening plans from June 3rd to June 5th (Instant Netflix will still be there when you get home) because John Oliver will be taping the fourth season of Comedy Central's John Oliver's New York Standup Show at Webster Hall...

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Comedian James Adomian stars as Marc Maron in ‘Maron in Space’ web series (Videos)

Comedian James Adomian stars as Marc Maron in ‘Maron in Space’ web series (Videos)

By | April 22, 2013 at 10:49 am | 2 comments

Comedy nerds are fully familiar with comedian James Adomian— perhaps mostly from his many recurring podcast appearances and his onstage impersonations (Jesse Ventura, anyone?). Well, he’s using his powers for more good. As IFC preps for the series premiere of Marc Maron’s...

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Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

By | March 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | No comments

This Sunday isn’t just Easter, folks. It’s also the day the new season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO. And in honor of that and because we don’t write about fantasy television on Laughspin, let’s watch the brilliant James Adomian explain his love/hate relationship...

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David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Daniel Tosh, Mike Birbiglia and Nikki Glaser are only three of the stellar comedians who will perform at Bonnaroo this year, as the music and arts festival takes over Manchester, TN from June 13 to 16. The full list of comedians to appear at the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre hosted by...

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Comedian Mike E. Winfield wins $10,000 at Gilda’s LaughFest (Video)

Comedian Mike E. Winfield wins $10,000 at Gilda’s LaughFest (Video)

By | March 17, 2013 at 1:42 am | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- After two days and eight performances, comedian Mike E. Winfield snagged himself $10,000 in the third annual Gilda's LaughFest national stand-up comedy competition. Winfield and four other finalists -- James Adomian, Jamie Lee, Brendon Walsh and Julian McCullough...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

By | March 10, 2013 at 8:28 am | 4 comments

AUSTIN -- Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with...

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