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Laughspin Podcast, episode 53: Jim Gaffigan interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 53: Jim Gaffigan interview

By | May 6, 2013 at 10:40 am | No comments

Jim Gaffigan has added yet another hyphen to his already multi-hyphenate life. The comedian, actor of television, film and yes, even Broadway, will officially become an author, as his parenting-themed book Dad is Fat becomes available in stores and online May 7. To be clear,...

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Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll

Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll

By | February 10, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 4 comments

Although the main ceremony for the 55th annual Grammy Awards hasn't begun yet, we can tell you that Jimmy Fallon has snagged the award for Best Comedy Album for his work on Blow Your Pants Off, a set of funny songs featuring the likes of Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, Bruce...

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Who should win the Grammy for best comedy album? (Poll)

Who should win the Grammy for best comedy album? (Poll)

By | February 8, 2013 at 11:35 am | No comments

This Sunday, the Recording Academy will honor the best comedy album of 2012 by bestowing upon one of six artists a Grammy. Now, we’ve already established the Academy really doesn’t know shit about comedy so we thought it would be more valuable to ask you, dear Laughspinners...

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Recording Academy continues unhealthy Kathy Griffin obsession with fifth straight Grammy nomination

Recording Academy continues unhealthy Kathy Griffin obsession with fifth straight Grammy nomination

By | December 10, 2012 at 10:47 am | One comment

For the fifth year in a row, the Recording Academy lazily pushed Kathy Griffin onto the list of nominees for Best Comedy Album, despite the fact that -- once again -- her "album" is nothing more than the completely censored audio ripped from her latest Bravo special. This time,...

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Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

By | November 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | No comments

As I said on the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, writers, producers and directors are, more and more, utilizing the it-takes-a-village approach to creating quality comedy television. In other words, there’s seems to be an increasingly inflated number of guest stars,...

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Bob Saget and friends raise $664,000 for Scleroderma research

Bob Saget and friends raise $664,000 for Scleroderma research

By | October 23, 2012 at 1:59 pm | No comments

Family, friends and supporters came together Monday night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City for comedian Bob Saget’s annual scleroderma fundraiser, which raised over $664,000 by night's end! The Scleroderma Research Foundation (srfcure.org) hosted ‘Cool Comedy –...

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Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

By | September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day,...

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Jim Gaffigan lands a deal with CBS to star in autobiographical comedy series

Jim Gaffigan lands a deal with CBS to star in autobiographical comedy series

By | September 21, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments

As if Jim Gaffigan’s year could get any better – he successfully self-released a new album and stand-up special (Mr. Universe), he welcomed a new baby to his ever-growing family and is selling out theaters across the country – the prolific comedian just snagged a deal with...

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Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

By | August 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

This year's New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 - 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they've put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan,...

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