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Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

By | February 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | One comment

Comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley will compete on the sixteenth season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars this year, it was announced on Good Morning America today. But what people might not know is that Dick actually turned down an offer to be on the show during its...

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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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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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Aisha Tyler, Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho part of 10 Sexiest Women in Comedy list

Aisha Tyler, Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho part of 10 Sexiest Women in Comedy list

By | September 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 17 comments

Thanks to Nerve.com, we here at Laughspin need not rate our favorite female comics by based on their "sexiness." Although we've thought about it, it's just not in line with what we do, which is to attempt to cover the world of comedy from a journalistic point of view with an...

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Margaret Cho will return to 30 Rock as Kim Jong Il on May 10 (Update)

Margaret Cho will return to 30 Rock as Kim Jong Il on May 10 (Update)

By | May 3, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 9 comments

To all the 30 Rock fans who are wondering, when, in all that his holy, will Margaret Cho reprise her role as North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, wonder no more. Cho will be back on the fan favorite NBC show on May 10, as well as May 17. If you’re not exactly up to speed on...

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Watch the trailer for Kevin Avery’s ‘Thugs, The Musical’ with David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho

Watch the trailer for Kevin Avery’s ‘Thugs, The Musical’ with David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho

By | April 24, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments

With compelling musical numbers like "Who's That Keepin' It Real," “Drive-By” and “Oh No She Di-in’t,” how is it you've likely never heard of the smash hit stage show Thugs, The Musical? Well, for one. I lied. It's not a smash hit. And, secondly, it's not a real show....

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Ed Helms, Margaret Cho and more reveal embarrassing secrets in new Sundance series

Ed Helms, Margaret Cho and more reveal embarrassing secrets in new Sundance series

By | December 6, 2011 at 1:23 pm | No comments

A handful of comedy stars, featuring the likes of Ed Helms, Margaret Cho, Nick Offerman and Mo'Nique, will be featured on the Sundance Channel's new interview series The Mortified Sessions. But there's a simple, yet innovative spin on these celebrity chats. In each 30-minute...

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