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Steve Carell college yearbook photo surfaces (Photo)

Steve Carell college yearbook photo surfaces (Photo)

By | January 31, 2014 at 5:18 pm | One comment

We all know famous people were at some point not-at-all famous. But it's still always fun to hear stories about the times when a celebrity was not an amazingly famous television or movie star. Earlier today one Reddit user explained that his or her mom went to high school with...

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Peter Farrelly tells stories, reveals tidbits about Dumb and Dumber sequel

Peter Farrelly tells stories, reveals tidbits about Dumb and Dumber sequel

By | January 18, 2014 at 2:50 pm | One comment

Peter Farrelly, with his brother Bobby, has made many outstanding comedy classics that have earned him a huge fan following. The brothers broke out when they wrote and directed the timeless hit Dumb & Dumber back in 1994. They followed up with Kingpin, There's Something About...

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Jerry Seinfeld reveals he and Larry David are working on something ‘gigantic’

Jerry Seinfeld reveals he and Larry David are working on something ‘gigantic’

By | January 7, 2014 at 9:56 pm | One comment

Modern-day comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld took to Reddit this week to participate on the increasingly popular r/IAmA subreddit with an AskMeAnything post. The post had over 14,000 comments and covering everything from laugh tracks on sitcoms to his famous white sneaker collection....

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Reddit comedy community moderator quits and why it’s a big deal for upcoming comedians

Reddit comedy community moderator quits and why it’s a big deal for upcoming comedians

By | January 7, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments

Over the past year or so, a very popular subreddit has given nearly unknown comedians a venue to showcase their material to countless new people. On Reddit, the popular community of niche-communities, anyone with a clever idea, picture, or video can rise to the Front Page and be...

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You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

By | May 31, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments

Ok, so Eugene Mirman didn’t win the Reddit-powered Samuel L. Jackson contest, in which the actor promised to recite the most up-voted 300-word monologue in an effort to raise awareness of Alzheimers Disease. But the winning entry is excellent, and Jackson only makes it better....

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Let’s hope Samuel L. Jackson will be reciting an absurd monologue written by Eugene Mirman (Update)

Let’s hope Samuel L. Jackson will be reciting an absurd monologue written by Eugene Mirman (Update)

By | May 30, 2013 at 3:41 pm | One comment

As a way to raise awareness and funds for non-profit organization, the Alzheimer’s Society, Samuel L. Jackson has asked Reddit users to submit 300-word monologues, one of which he will recite on video for all to witness. And thankfully, comedian Eugene Mirman has taken the...

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This open letter to Paul F. Tompkins illustrates all that is good about comedy

This open letter to Paul F. Tompkins illustrates all that is good about comedy

By | November 16, 2012 at 7:38 pm | One comment

It's not that we here at Laughspin need any convincing about the power and beauty of comedy. It's just that it's heartening to see the artform's effects on its fans from time to time. Hence, we're really excited about this open letter to Paul F. Tompkins, originally posted on...

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Tony Hawk interviews Louis C.K… because why not?

Tony Hawk interviews Louis C.K… because why not?

By | October 17, 2012 at 12:42 pm | No comments

I'm sure you've already seen this since it came out yesterday. But in case you didn't or want to relive this historic interview with Tony Hawk and Louis C.K., it's here for you to enjoy. Oh, and here's a bonus: Check out this macro that you can share with your friends....

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New Reddit comedy meme page benefits established comics, up and comers and fans

New Reddit comedy meme page benefits established comics, up and comers and fans

By | September 10, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 13 comments

In an era when we obtain our news in 140 characters or less in an ever-refreshing scroll, many ADD-riddled folks do not have the ability to pay attention to something for more than a few seconds at a ti--ooo, look at the birdie! If you have a friend who asks, "Is this almost...

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