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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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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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