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The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

By | July 18, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments

After 25 years on television the team behind The Simpsons still know how to get its rabid fans excited about the iconic animated series. For the first time ever, the cast of The Simpsons will appear live on stage— but only for three nights (Sept. 12, 13, 14) at the Hollywood...

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In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

You've undoubtedly heard the sad news that Roger Ebert, the world's most famous movie critic has died at the age of 70, succumbing to cancer. While we're not going to attempt to write about what a powerful, influential figure Ebert was -- we'll let his hometown newspaper, the...

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Jon Lovitz sues comedy club business partner, alleges he stole more than $100,000

Jon Lovitz sues comedy club business partner, alleges he stole more than $100,000

By | April 3, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Jon Lovitz was bilked of more than $100,000 from his business partner, according to a lawsuit filed yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court. At the center of the suit is Frank Kelley, with whom Lovitz opened the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on Universal CityWalk in Universal...

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Jon Lovitz exposes teen ‘Jew haters’ on Twitter

Jon Lovitz exposes teen ‘Jew haters’ on Twitter

By | April 11, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments

Comedian, comedy club owner and butt of many Comedy Central roast jokes, Jon Lovitz, doesn't take shit from anybody. Literally. Lovitz came to the aid of a childhood friend whose daughter was being bullied by girls from school. It turns out three teenage bullies left dog shit...

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Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

By | February 29, 2012 at 11:21 am | 12 comments

We're guessing that most dedicated Laughspin readers don't make a habit of tuning in to any of the Real Housewives shows on Bravo. We're not judging; we're just saying it's likely not the same demographic. So, chances are you missed last night's episode of the Orange County arm...

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Patrice Oneal, Amy Schumer, more added to Charlie Sheen roast

Patrice Oneal, Amy Schumer, more added to Charlie Sheen roast

By | September 8, 2011 at 4:27 pm | No comments

Joining the already-stellar roster of roasters announced for the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, will be comedians Patrice Oneal, Amy Schumer and Jon Lovitz. In addition to those comedian types, actors William Shatner and Kate Walsh will also try their hand at...

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Preview: Jon Lovitz guests on Hot in Cleveland tonight

By | March 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | One comment

On tonight's new episode of Hot in Cleveland, Saturday Night Live legend Jon Lovitz will guest star as a hobo who ultimately gets engaged to Joy (Jane Leeves). What's more is that Lovitz, himself, will be chatting with fans live right here starting at 9:45 pm EST; the show...

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Kyle Cease comedy bootcamp adds comedic star power

By | September 15, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments

The Stand-up Bootcamp with Kyle Cease, a 60-hour intensive comedy workshop, opened enrollment this week. What makes this bootcamp unique is the group of established comics that have agreed to join Kyle Cease’s project. Louie Anderson, Jon Lovitz, Steve Byrne, Alonzo Bodden and...

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