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Laughspin Podcast, episode 82: Patrice O’Neal, Kathy Griffin, Kanye West

Laughspin Podcast, episode 82: Patrice O’Neal, Kathy Griffin, Kanye West

By | December 13, 2013 at 8:58 am | No comments

On a brand new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, I go off the rails just a tad on the Recording Academy and their insistence on nominating Kathy Griffin for a best comedy album Grammy every year despite her not releasing what I would consider a proper album. Mike listens...

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Kanye West thinks only comedians should be heckled (Video)

Kanye West thinks only comedians should be heckled (Video)

By | December 10, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 12 comments

At a show in San Antonio this past Sunday, rapper Kanye West stopped what was most likely an incredibly moving performance-- a brilliant mix of music and performance art. He did so because he felt he needed to eject an audience member. The reason was simple: she was heckling....

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James Franco and Seth Rogen’s remake of Kanye West’s video with Kim Kardashian is less disturbing than the original (Video)

James Franco and Seth Rogen’s remake of Kanye West’s video with Kim Kardashian is less disturbing than the original (Video)

By | November 25, 2013 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Ever since Kanye West debuted his latest video “Bound 2,” music critics and Hollywood watchers alike have been pleased to offer their opinions. Sadly, we at Laughspin haven’t really had a proper occasion to sound off. Thanks to James Franco and Seth Rogen today that...

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are awful talk show hosts on Saturday Night Live (Video)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are awful talk show hosts on Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | November 17, 2013 at 11:41 am | One comment

Last night, Saturday Night Live took aim at the most popular couple in Hollywood -- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- by imagining them as co-hosts of a terrible talk show called Waking Up with Kimye. As far we can tell, they nailed every Kardashian and Kanye trope; Nasim Pedrad...

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Josh Groban sings the tweets of Kanye West (Video)

Josh Groban sings the tweets of Kanye West (Video)

By | October 10, 2013 at 11:44 am | One comment

Kanye West's appearance last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live wasn't just about the hip-hop star clearing the air about his and Kimmel's recent Twitter spat. It was also about having a few laughs, some of which originated from singer Josh Groban's earnest renditions of some of Kanye's...

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Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

By | October 10, 2013 at 11:22 am | 8 comments

Unless you’ve been in a ZZZQuil-induced coma the last week or so – and I’m not judging you if that’s the case – you’ve no doubt heard about the Twitter spat between Jimmy Kimmel and self-proclaimed “creative genius” Kanye West. To review, Kimmel and co....

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Kevin Hart desperately wants to be in Green Day (Video)

Kevin Hart desperately wants to be in Green Day (Video)

By | August 15, 2012 at 6:11 pm | No comments

We've already seen Kevin Hart trying to forge a friendship with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in an attempt to promote his Sept. 6 MTV Video Music Awards hosting gig. Today, we see Hart force himself on Green Day, who's set to perform live on the show. Check it out below! Get...

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Kevin Hart joins Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to promote the MTV Video Music Awards (Video)

Kevin Hart joins Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to promote the MTV Video Music Awards (Video)

By | August 9, 2012 at 3:01 pm | One comment

Kevin Hart can't be stopped. His most recent special Laugh at My Pain is among the top 10 highest selling comedy concert films in history, in November he'll become one of only seven comedians to headline at Madison Square Garden, and just announced today, he's set to host this...

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Aziz Ansari: Downtown comedy for the masses

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:49 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_3539" align="alignleft" width="275" caption="photo by Seth Olenick"][/caption] In the past few years, Aziz Ansari has gone from well-respected downtown New York City comedian to high-profile star of MTVs Human Giant, NBC's Parks and Recreation, and now...

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