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Jim Gaffigan receives most adorable stage intro ever (Video)

Jim Gaffigan receives most adorable stage intro ever (Video)

By | December 31, 2013 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Comedian Jim Gaffigan knows how to write the most adorable introduction for himself of all time. On Sunday night at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, WI, he was brought on stage by his five (yes, five) children and co-writing wife Jeannie. Eldest offspring Marre and Jack Gaffigan...

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Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

By | December 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan's recently reworked pilot now has recast its female lead. Ashley Williams will co-star as Gaffigan's wife Jeannie, a super-wife and super-mom, possessing an ample amount of energy, patience and good humor. CBS ordered the single-camera comedy pilot last season, but...

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Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

By | November 12, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy have been announced as headliners of this year's Gilda's LaughFest. The nation's first-ever community-wide comedy festival announced its first round of talent and shows lined up for its fourth year of operation. Among the...

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Allow Jim Gaffigan to teach you how to be a boss (Video)

Allow Jim Gaffigan to teach you how to be a boss (Video)

By | October 4, 2013 at 5:45 pm | No comments

In GQ's lateset installment of How To Be A Man, hosted by Jason Nash, comedian Jim Gaffigan welcomes viewers to his two bedroom walk-up apartment in Manhattan he shares with his wife and five children. It's there we learn from the Pale One, himself, how to become a boss in all...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 68: Donald Glover, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Gaffigan

Laughspin Podcast, episode 68: Donald Glover, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Gaffigan

By | August 9, 2013 at 11:30 am | No comments

On a brand-spanking-new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I get peeved (that's right, PEEVED!) about a YouTube "star" who blatantly stole jokes and ideas from the late Patrice O'Neal. Also, we listen to a new track from Joe DeRosa's new album You Will Die, which comes...

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Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

By | August 6, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

The television gods are working in our favor. CBS is resurrecting Jim Gaffigan's series, which they passed over this past pilot season. Now, according to reports, the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-2015 season. The semi-autobiographical single camera comedy will...

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Jim Gaffigan will write a second book, signs seven figure deal (Exclusive)

Jim Gaffigan will write a second book, signs seven figure deal (Exclusive)

By | June 25, 2013 at 9:21 pm | No comments

Because of the wild success of his book Dad is Fat, comedian Jim Gaffigan has just signed a seven-figure deal to write his second, Laughspin can exclusively report. The new collection of essays -- as yet untitled -- will hit stores and online retailers next year and will be...

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12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

By | June 24, 2013 at 10:00 am | 6 comments

As shocking as it may sound, not every comedian joked his or her way straight to stardom. Before they were making you laugh onstage, in movies and on television, they were working regular dead-end jobs-- you know, like most of us! From waiting tables to applying makeup to the...

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Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | One comment

Tomorrow is Father's Day, so whether he was your greatest idol growing up or a complete dead beat, you are obligated to acknowledge his existence. And if you're a dad, milk it for all it's worth. It's the one day each year when your kids have to think of your positive qualities...

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