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‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series

‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series

By | June 10, 2014 at 11:46 am | No comments

Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a third season and has greenlighted a new series titled Another Period starring Natasha Leggero (pictured) and Riki Lindhome (of Garfunkel and Oates fame) as well as Idiotsitter, co-created and starring Charlotte Newhouse and...

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Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

By | May 16, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman, Joy Behar and 10 other stellar comedians will be part of The Venetian Las Vegas’ new all-female comedy series Lipshtick. Get it— because “shtick” is sort of a synonym for comedy and because girls LOVE lipstick? You may be...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

By | February 7, 2014 at 3:11 pm | No comments

Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you...

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Laughspin Podcast goes live in San Francisco on Jan. 25 with Natasha Leggero

Laughspin Podcast goes live in San Francisco on Jan. 25 with Natasha Leggero

By | January 21, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

This Saturday, Jan. 25, The Laughspin Podcast will go live in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest. Laughspin editor and podcast host Dylan Gadino will be joined by guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop as the pair welcome guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara...

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Ben Stiller brings Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome to Comedy Central

Ben Stiller brings Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome to Comedy Central

By | January 20, 2014 at 9:54 am | No comments

Ben Stiller's Red Hour production house continues to make deals with Comedy Central. The network has greenlit a pilot from the production company created by comedians Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome. The two comedians will also star in the project as Victorian-era heiresses....

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Comedian Natasha Leggero responds to vile supporters of WWII veterans

Comedian Natasha Leggero responds to vile supporters of WWII veterans

By | January 3, 2014 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Well-respected comedian and actress Natasha Leggero has been under fire ever since she made what many consider an outrageously offensive joke during Carson Daly's New Year's Eve broadcast on NBC. At the heart of this brand new fake-outrage-powered controversy is a Twitter...

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Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader and more will roast James Franco on Comedy Central

Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader and more will roast James Franco on Comedy Central

By | August 13, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments

Though more will soon be announced, Comedy Central this morning confirmed the first round of comedians who will participate in the Roast of James Franco. Bill Hader (who just departed Saturday Night Live after eight seasons), Jonah Hill (Franco’s co-star in This is the End),...

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Holy Fuck. Live Comedy. (Album review)

Holy Fuck. Live Comedy. (Album review)

By | June 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments

There comes a point in every comedy fans' life when they start to question what exactly it is that makes them laugh. Consuming hours of stand-up specials and comedy albums, reading memoirs by the greats, attending live shows, and streaming podcasts like no tomorrow, these...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 58: Kathy Griffin, Natasha Leggero, rape jokes

Laughspin Podcast episode 58: Kathy Griffin, Natasha Leggero, rape jokes

By | June 6, 2013 at 3:27 pm | No comments

On a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about Kathy Griffin breaking a so-called comedy record. Spoiler alert: I take offense at a comment she made about George Carlin. We'll also get into the rape joke debate, reignited this time by a discussion between...

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