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Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

By | December 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments

In some form or another, I say this every year. But that doesn’t make it untrue. So here goes: In 2013, so many amazing comedians released so many amazing albums and specials that I struggled greatly to cram just 10 in this list of the very best. Sure, we can make the list...

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Judd Apatow interviews Maria Bamford about the 1990s (Video)

Judd Apatow interviews Maria Bamford about the 1990s (Video)

By | October 3, 2013 at 5:17 pm | No comments

What happens when one of today's most powerful comedy filmmakers sits down to interview one of today's most brilliant (and underrated) comedians about the 1990s? Well, for one, you find Judd Apatow and Maria Bamford examining Ben Affleck’s aging patterns. But you also see the...

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Humble Bundle does comedy with Maria Bamford, Patrice O’Neal, Hannibal Buress, more

Humble Bundle does comedy with Maria Bamford, Patrice O’Neal, Hannibal Buress, more

By | August 28, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Ever since Louis C.K. self released Live at the Beacon Theater in December of 2011, the way in which comedy fans consume laughs at home has been ever-changing. Comedians like Jim Gaffigan and Aziz Ansari followed C.K. with the direct-to-fan model and still others (and ultimately...

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Comedy album releases for July 16, 2013

Comedy album releases for July 16, 2013

By | July 15, 2013 at 5:21 pm | No comments

Editor's note: This is a weekly feature on Laughspin.com in partnership with Pandora Comedy. These new comedy albums will be released like so many kraken on Tuesday, July 16. That’s tomorrow! Celebrate the 78th anniversary of the world’s first parking meter by financially...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 63: Maria Bamford, Bill Burr, Bo Burnham

Laughspin Podcast, episode 63: Maria Bamford, Bill Burr, Bo Burnham

By | July 4, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments

On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I listen to a track from Maria Bamford's new album, Ask Me About My New God! (out July 16), hear Bill Burr's response on that whole Paula Deen debacle, discuss the canceling of Bo Burnham's show on MTV and deliver exciting news...

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New Maria Bamford album ‘Ask Me About My New God’ will be released July 16 (Photo)

New Maria Bamford album ‘Ask Me About My New God’ will be released July 16 (Photo)

By | June 24, 2013 at 4:05 pm | One comment

Comedy Central has announced it will release Maria Bamford’s newest stand-up album Ask Me About My New God! on July 16. While a lot of the material on the album was seen on Maria Bamford: the special special special! which was released last fall and filmed in her apartment...

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Just For Laughs, Chicago recap: Bob Newhart, Team Coco, Maria Bamford, more!

Just For Laughs, Chicago recap: Bob Newhart, Team Coco, Maria Bamford, more!

By | June 16, 2013 at 2:12 pm | No comments

CHICAGO -- While there is still Bill Maher and a handful of smaller shows tonight, last night's Bob Newhart performance and the round of killer stand-ups at Stage 773, pretty much wrapped up the Just For Laughs-- Chicago festival. With a surprise set by Maria Bamford, some...

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The first two episodes of Maria Bamford’s new Web series ‘Ask My Mom’ are here!

The first two episodes of Maria Bamford’s new Web series ‘Ask My Mom’ are here!

By | May 30, 2013 at 12:11 pm | No comments

Comedian Maria Bamford’s lunacy and mastery of awkwardly disgusted facial expressions has looped itself on the silver-silver screen this past week. Coming off the tailspin of a brilliant drug-addled performance in the new season of Arrested Development (alright, the comments...

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Maria Bamford launches new Web series on My Damn Channel (Video)

Maria Bamford launches new Web series on My Damn Channel (Video)

By | May 22, 2013 at 4:43 pm | One comment

Once upon a time when the concept of a Web series was a novel one, Maria Bamford starred in the hilarious Maria Bamford Show (watch here), which ran on the now-defunct TBS Networks-owned site called Super Deluxe. That was 2008 and this is now— and My Damn Channel has given...

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