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Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

Laughfest comedians speak out about healing through comedy

By | February 14, 2012 at 9:54 am | No comments

You may or may not have noticed that we here at Laughspin have been pushing the upcoming Gilda's Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Michigan pretty hard. I'm not about to try to convince you that we've been unbiased in our editorial coverage, our Tweets and our Facebook links; we're...

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Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

By | February 6, 2012 at 8:09 am | One comment

Though it hasn't been officially announced yet, Laughspin can confirm that there will be no less than eight popular comedy podcasts represented at this year's comedy portion of Austin's South By Southwest arts festival, including WTF with Marc Maron, Doug Loves Movies with Doug...

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First ever comedy podcast festival may become reality

First ever comedy podcast festival may become reality

By | February 2, 2012 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments

A few years ago, the idea of launching a comedy podcast was considered an innovative one. Today, however, there are more than 16 billion comedy podcasts (that's an estimate). The point is, there's so many -- and so many quality comedy podcasts -- that it's not at all insane to...

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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

By | January 18, 2012 at 11:15 am | 21 comments

photo by: Sharilyn Johnson On Monday’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron, stand-up comedian Todd Glass did something very brave. However, despite the news of Todd’s coming out of the closet, nothing about Todd has really changed. Todd is the same guy we’ve grown to adore...

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Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

By | January 16, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 62 comments

Well-respected veteran comedian Todd Glass announced he was gay on today’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. After a relatively short introduction, wherein Maron tells his listeners that Glass, 47, wanted to come on the show to say something important, the announcement was...

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Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

By | January 5, 2012 at 11:19 pm | No comments

This coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Improv in Hollywood, Marc Maron, Harland Williams and more will perform at a show to benefit the family of late comedian Angelo Bowers, who died early Tuesday morning after sustaining injuries from a car crash caused by a drunk driver. He...

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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments

The holiday season is upon us-- and with it, all the anxiety that goes with shopping for your favorite picky people. If you know a few comedy nerds, however, -- in addition to a whole row of amazing comedy albums that came out this year -- you might want to get them Liezl...

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