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Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

By | December 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments

In some form or another, I say this every year. But that doesn’t make it untrue. So here goes: In 2013, so many amazing comedians released so many amazing albums and specials that I struggled greatly to cram just 10 in this list of the very best. Sure, we can make the list...

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Kathleen Madigan talks Netflix, friend Lewis Black, Sally Lunchbox, more (Laughspin interview)

Kathleen Madigan talks Netflix, friend Lewis Black, Sally Lunchbox, more (Laughspin interview)

By | September 24, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments

Over the past decade, Kathleen Madigan has quietly become one of the country's most successful comedians. Although she's been on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 15 times, Late Show with David Letterman six times, Conan twice, the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (and more),...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 67: Patrice O’Neal, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Quinn, Dave Chappelle

Laughspin Podcast, episode 67: Patrice O’Neal, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Quinn, Dave Chappelle

By | August 1, 2013 at 9:27 am | No comments

This week we listen to an unreleased track from Patrice O'Neal, which appears on a new album -- fittingly titled Unreleased -- out on Aug. 20. We also sample a portion of Colin Quinn's keynote address at last week's Just For Laughs festival in Montreal (you can listen to the...

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New Lewis Black special ‘Old Yeller’ will be broadcast live

New Lewis Black special ‘Old Yeller’ will be broadcast live

By | July 30, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments

For his ninth stand-up comedy special, Lewis Black is doing things a little differently. On Aug. 24, Black will perform in Atlantic City at 9:30 pm ET and the show will be broadcast live across multiple platforms. Titled Lewis Black: Old Yeller – Live At The Borgata, the show...

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Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Last night, an all-star line-up of comedians came together at Gotham Comedy Club in New York to honor the late George Carlin. "Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin" was a fundraiser for the campaign to rename a block of Carlin's beloved neighborhood in New...

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Lewis Black to Texas governor Rick Perry: Don’t F*ck with New York (Video)

Lewis Black to Texas governor Rick Perry: Don’t F*ck with New York (Video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 1:56 pm | One comment

So, if you’ve been paying close attention to the country’s political landscape recently, you may know that former presidential nominee and current Texas governor Rick Perry released an ad shitting all over New York in order to woo new businesses to the Lone Star state....

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 60: Lewis Black, Russell Brand, Tenacious D and more!

Laughspin Podcast, episode 60: Lewis Black, Russell Brand, Tenacious D and more!

By | June 20, 2013 at 11:21 am | No comments

On this week's episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike goes solo because I was on an important mission-- or something like that. He gifts you earholes with new audio from Lewis Black's recent college graduations speech, Whitest Kids 'U Know star Trevor Moore's plans to destroy...

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Lewis Black to graduating class: You are now entering a world filled to the brim with idiots (Video)

Lewis Black to graduating class: You are now entering a world filled to the brim with idiots (Video)

By | June 17, 2013 at 1:28 pm | No comments

This past Saturday, Lewis Black delivered an inspiring, poignant and hilarious (obviously) commencement speech to the 1,200 graduating students at University of California-- San Diego's Thurgood Marhsall College. Throughout the nearly 15-minute address, Black urged students to...

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Laughspin Podcast special episode: Lewis Black interview

Laughspin Podcast special episode: Lewis Black interview

By | March 27, 2013 at 11:38 am | 2 comments

In this special edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Lewis Black in Grand Rapids, Michigan during the third annual Gilda's LaughFest. The far-ranging interview covers everything from the evolution of Black's stand-up career, his...

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