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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

By | September 11, 2013 at 11:29 am | No comments

Are you tired of Uncle Larry calling you up with a bad joke he heard at the office? Well from now until Oct. 2, you can bid to have a comedian call to tell you a great joke to support Parkinson's disease! Shaking With Laughter, a charity started by former Seinfeld writer Marc...

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Kevin Nealon on his new album, being willfully naive and more! (Laughspin interview)

Kevin Nealon on his new album, being willfully naive and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | May 29, 2013 at 12:03 pm | No comments

Since the series finale of Showtime's Emmy-winning pot-themed series Weeds, we've seen a lot less of Nevin Nealon on our small screens. It's bittersweet, of course, for comedy fans. But life after eight seasons of playing Doug Wilson finds the 59-year-old Saturday Night Live...

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The Laugh Factory offers paid VIP YouTube channel with premium videos

The Laugh Factory offers paid VIP YouTube channel with premium videos

By | May 9, 2013 at 3:35 pm | No comments

YouTube just unveiled its first 30 paid video channels, and The Laugh Factory VIP property is the only comedy-centric offering. To be clear, you’ll still be able to access the Hollywood venue’s main YouTube channel, which boasts more than 157,000 subscribers and nearly 65...

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

By | July 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments

Depending how old you are, you may know comedian Kevin Nealon from something different. You may remember him from his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. You may know him from his 12 year stint on Saturday Night Live. Younger folks recognize him from his principal...

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Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

By | April 20, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments

In March, I had the great pleasure of attending the second Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 10-day event raises money for the city's chapter of Gilda's Club, which offers support for cancer patients and their families. Founded in honor of comedian Gilda Radner,...

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Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

By | March 6, 2012 at 10:37 am | No comments

Jenna Elfman is known not just for her wide-ranging work on television and in movies, but also for her varied philanthropic causes. Most recently, the Damages actress walked in the Red Dress Collection fashion show – along with Rebecca Romijn, Hilary Duff and more – on Feb....

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Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

By | December 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm | No comments

You may remember comedian Brody Stevens’ apparent meltdown in August. He pretty much kept us abreast of his every move through his Twitter feed @AllThingsBrody. At the time, most people didn’t know what to make of it. Laughspin writer Jake Kroeger put it this way: While his...

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Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

By | November 10, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and a seemingly endless list of other big name comedians are scheduled to perform at the second annual Gilda's LaughFest, to be held in Grand Rapids, MI next year from March 8 -18. The festival has a unique position within the country's...

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Comedy Matters with Billy Crystal, Russell Peters and more!

Comedy Matters with Billy Crystal, Russell Peters and more!

By | August 18, 2011 at 10:10 am | One comment

Strip Action I flew out to LA to interview Billy Crystal for the book I’m writing on the 35 year history of The Comic Strip, with owner Richie Tienken. This was thanks to Bob Wachs who’s known Billy for all those years. Bob Wachs is Richie Tienken’s partner and the...

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