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Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

By | September 2, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments

It's no secret that there is a great deal of personal mental strain that comedians go through-- often self-inflicted, despite having "making people laugh" in their job description. While self-help books are often a popular topic for jokes and I've surprised other comedians by...

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Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

By | September 1, 2011 at 7:51 pm | No comments

If you listen to Marc Maron's podcast WTF (and if you don't, then you have made some mistakes in your life and should go fix that), you know that the angsty comedian shot a pilot for a television show back in June. Well, it has been announced that the pilot episode will make its...

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Comedy podcast you should be listening to: “Talkin’ Shit” with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft

Comedy podcast you should be listening to: “Talkin’ Shit” with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:04 am | 4 comments

Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft tour the world performing stand-up comedy for hundreds of people at a time. Jefferies has had an HBO special and Ifft has had one for Comedy Central. Despite such accolades, you might not know they also have a popular podcast, Talkin' Shit. "It's...

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Marc Maron: “This Has To Be Funny” (Review)

Marc Maron: “This Has To Be Funny” (Review)

By | August 18, 2011 at 3:31 pm | One comment

Marc Maron’s newest album – his fourth – This Has To Be Funny, was released Aug. 9. From a journalistic perspective, I’ve already failed you. I should’ve had this review posted on Laughspin by Aug. 8, at the very latest— so that you, the reader, would have a proper...

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Exclusive video: Marc Maron’s complete keynote address from Just For Laughs

Exclusive video: Marc Maron’s complete keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | August 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm | 14 comments

The 29th edition of Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival came to an end on Sunday after weeks of shows, panels, street fairs and speeches. But one speech, Marc Maron's keynote address on July 28 during the Comedy Conference portion of the festival is what resounded most...

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Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 1:53 pm | One comment

You may have already read our review of the keynote address Marc Maron delivered on Friday at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. If not, you can go here. Or if you'd rather, you can just listen to the whole thing here. Check it out and let us know what you...

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The formerly “unbookable” Marc Maron delivers powerful keynote address at Just For Laughs

The formerly “unbookable” Marc Maron delivers powerful keynote address at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2011 at 7:51 am | No comments

MONTREAL -- There has long been the acknowledgement of a fine line that exists between the realms of laughter and pain. It’s a concept perhaps even older than fully evolved vocal chords – since the dawn of humanity, there’s been an instinctual understanding that what we...

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Watch Marc Maron on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Watch Marc Maron on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

By | July 27, 2011 at 12:17 pm | No comments

While he was in New York City to record a live version of his podcast WTF in Brooklyn, Marc Maron visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He was there to not only promote the podcast but also his upcoming album This Has To Be Funny, which drops Aug. 9 on Comedy Central Records....

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Watch Marc Maron tell Conan about lobby waffles, compulsive licorice consumption and more

Watch Marc Maron tell Conan about lobby waffles, compulsive licorice consumption and more

By | July 20, 2011 at 10:24 am | No comments

Marc Maron popped up on Conan last night. And, it was a treat, as it always is. These two have known each other for 18 years and though they're not exactly besties, the onscreen chemistry they have is some of the best on late night television. In their seven-minute chat last...

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