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Gilda’s LaughFest review: Lewis Black makes our imminent demise fun

Gilda’s LaughFest review: Lewis Black makes our imminent demise fun

By | March 15, 2013 at 2:01 pm | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS – Despite the insanely vigorous national touring schedule – including many stops in Michigan – he’s maintained over the years, it has been a long time since Lewis Black has set foot in Grand Rapids. Leave it to the organizers at Gilda's LaughFest (of which...

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Lewis Black, Ted Alexandro, Judah Friedlander and more team up for Teachers Lounge (Video)

Lewis Black, Ted Alexandro, Judah Friedlander and more team up for Teachers Lounge (Video)

By | March 5, 2013 at 2:16 pm | One comment

Here’s a little piece of exciting comedy news: comedian Ted Alexandro and longtime creative partner Hollis James have created a series called Teachers Lounge, wherein Ted and Hollis play best friends, a music teacher and janitor, respectively. In order to survive the...

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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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Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

By | November 28, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

When Laughfest hits Grand Rapids, MI this coming March, it will mark the 10-day festival's third installment, yet it's wise beyond its years. Having already welcomed some of the biggest names in comedy (think Bill Cosby, Betty White, Jim Gaffigan) into the close-knit city during...

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Lewis Black: George Bush Jr. looks positively Jamaican compared to Mitt Romney (Video)

Lewis Black: George Bush Jr. looks positively Jamaican compared to Mitt Romney (Video)

By | November 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | One comment

On last night’s Totally Biased, Lewis Black stopped by to chat with host W. Kamau Bell about sports, men’s fashion and low-calorie alternatives to cheeseburgers. JK! They talked about the election, you silly geese. What else would they talk about? In fact, the veteran...

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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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Lewis Black on Paul Ryan: ‘His eyes look like a wolf’s eyes look like when the wolf hasn’t eaten in five days’ (Video)

Lewis Black on Paul Ryan: ‘His eyes look like a wolf’s eyes look like when the wolf hasn’t eaten in five days’ (Video)

By | September 20, 2012 at 1:47 pm | No comments

On the heels of his new stand-up comedy special and album In God We Rust, the prolific Lewis Black is gearing up for his latest stint on Broadway, where he'll bring his show Running On Empty to the Richard Rodgers Theatre from Oct. 9 through Oct. 20 (Tickets here). And he sat...

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