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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Michael Ian Black join Michael J. Fox and others for Parkinson’s fundraiser

By | September 11, 2013 at 11:29 am | No comments

Are you tired of Uncle Larry calling you up with a bad joke he heard at the office? Well from now until Oct. 2, you can bid to have a comedian call to tell you a great joke to support Parkinson's disease! Shaking With Laughter, a charity started by former Seinfeld writer Marc...

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Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | One comment

Tomorrow is Father's Day, so whether he was your greatest idol growing up or a complete dead beat, you are obligated to acknowledge his existence. And if you're a dad, milk it for all it's worth. It's the one day each year when your kids have to think of your positive qualities...

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New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

By | May 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments

Dear, readers in the New York tri-state area: Cancel your evening plans from June 3rd to June 5th (Instant Netflix will still be there when you get home) because John Oliver will be taping the fourth season of Comedy Central's John Oliver's New York Standup Show at Webster Hall...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 52: Pete Holmes, Amy Schumer, John Oliver

Laughspin Podcast, episode 52: Pete Holmes, Amy Schumer, John Oliver

By | May 2, 2013 at 5:40 pm | No comments

On this week's Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I deliver news about a big change at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Chris Hardwick's new gig at Comedy Central, Futurama, Sarah Silverman and more. And we listen to a track from comedian Pete Holmes' new album Nice Try, The Devil, out...

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Conan O’Brien signs comedian Pete Holmes to host his own show on TBS

Conan O’Brien signs comedian Pete Holmes to host his own show on TBS

By | February 26, 2013 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments

Pete Holmes, a comedian who, over the last few years, has become a favorite of comics and comedy nerds alike, has just landed his own television show. Produced by Conan O'Brien's production company Conaco, Holmes will host a not-yet-titled talk show (when the pilot filmed in...

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Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

By | November 28, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

When Laughfest hits Grand Rapids, MI this coming March, it will mark the 10-day festival's third installment, yet it's wise beyond its years. Having already welcomed some of the biggest names in comedy (think Bill Cosby, Betty White, Jim Gaffigan) into the close-knit city during...

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The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

By | April 21, 2012 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my...

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SXSW Comedy Day 4: Judd Apatow crashes Pete Holmes’ podcast, Kumail Nanjiani and more!

SXSW Comedy Day 4: Judd Apatow crashes Pete Holmes’ podcast, Kumail Nanjiani and more!

By | March 14, 2012 at 2:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- For any comedy nerd, last night's shows at South by Southwest were prettay prettay prettay good. Pete Holmes hosted the first ever live taping of his podcast, You Made It Weird. Joining the comic onstage was Kumail Nanjiani, who also performed in last night’s Funny...

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Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

By | February 6, 2012 at 8:09 am | One comment

Though it hasn't been officially announced yet, Laughspin can confirm that there will be no less than eight popular comedy podcasts represented at this year's comedy portion of Austin's South By Southwest arts festival, including WTF with Marc Maron, Doug Loves Movies with Doug...

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