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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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SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

By | March 10, 2013 at 8:28 am | 4 comments

AUSTIN -- Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with...

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Comedy Central will premiere Bonnaroo comedy special with Key & Peele, Marc Maron and more

Comedy Central will premiere Bonnaroo comedy special with Key & Peele, Marc Maron and more

By | June 14, 2012 at 4:10 pm | One comment

This year Comedy Central helped produce the comedy portion of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, and the line-up was especially impressive. For the many of us who couldn't make the trip to that groovy farm in Manchester, TN, however, we're in luck; Comedy Central was there...

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Watch Kristen Bell tell jokes to win Ken Marino’s heart in episode four of ‘Burning Love’

Watch Kristen Bell tell jokes to win Ken Marino’s heart in episode four of ‘Burning Love’

By | June 11, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments

You've seen the first three episodes of the incredibly satisfying Burning Love already (What? You haven't? Well, watch them here!), so here's episode number four of the Bachelor parody starring the likes of Ken Marino as hunky fireman Mark Orlando, Michael Ian Black (as the host...

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Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black, Kristen Bell and more will star in Bachelor parody for Yahoo!

Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black, Kristen Bell and more will star in Bachelor parody for Yahoo!

By | May 1, 2012 at 9:47 pm | One comment

If you felt amazingly satisfied after watching Funny Or Die's parody of The Bachelor starring David Spade -- I know I did -- you are going to mess your pants now. Ken Marino, he of Wet Hot American Summer, The State and many a comedy nerd girl's sexual fantasies, will star in a...

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Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

By | October 20, 2011 at 1:46 pm | One comment

We all engage in destructive behavior from time to time in order to shield ourselves from reality. Some people drink booze; others smoke pot; and what I do is others hire attractive coeds to punch them in the face until they lose consciousness. The point is, it's not cool to...

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NBC cancels Hank Azaria’s new comedy “Free Agents”

NBC cancels Hank Azaria’s new comedy “Free Agents”

By | October 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm | No comments

Despite an aggressive Twitter campaign launched Monday by the show's star Hank Azaria and carried on through yesterday -- with most of the cast and even friends of the cast joining in -- NBC has canceled Free Agents. The tweet pleas asking folks to tune in to last night's...

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Some ladies get nasty, others get personal; Leggero, Bamford, Schumer rep well at Just For Laughs

Some ladies get nasty, others get personal; Leggero, Bamford, Schumer rep well at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2011 at 1:49 pm | No comments

MONTREAL -- “See, and you thought women weren’t funny! You probably got dragged here tonight, didn’t you?” Natasha Leggero, she of the rising star, killer comedian status, quipped loudly. The recipient, presumably a Republican-looking dude unfortunate enough to be seated...

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“Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time” is returning to Comedy Central

“Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time” is returning to Comedy Central

By | July 19, 2011 at 4:01 pm | One comment

If you like Nick Swardson, you're totally going to like the following words: Production has begun anew on the second season of Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time. The show will premiere on Comedy Central on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 pm EST, so you’ll have to wait just a little...

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