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Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

By | September 25, 2011 at 12:55 am | One comment

Embattled comedian Artie Lange has been away from his high-profile radio gig on the Howard Stern Show since he attempted suicide in January of 2010. He laid low for a long time. Eight months later he made his first public appearance; he did a short set at the Comedy Cellar in...

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The Laughspin audio interview with Marc Maron

The Laughspin audio interview with Marc Maron

By | September 22, 2011 at 10:02 am | No comments

Having followed the progress of Marc Maron's career since 2005 (when Laughspin was Punchline Magazine) -- in the form of interviews, album reviews, news stories (I even co-produced his one-man show Scorching the Earth in 2009 and was honored to write the liner notes for his...

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Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

By | September 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights...

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A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

By | September 7, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments

Just in case you're not of the album buying/downloading ilk, comedy albums have been coming out in droves over the last few weeks. Yes, it's that time of year again, comedy fans. OK, we're only saying that because several quality comedy albums have come out recently-- like Marc...

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Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

By | September 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments

With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City fast approaching, mainstream media outlets have already been prepping extensive coverage, tributes and special programming. And we, of course, doing what we do at Laughspin, are interested in what the comedy world...

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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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