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Comedian Rich Ceisler dies from rare Guillain-Barré syndrome

Comedian Rich Ceisler dies from rare Guillain-Barré syndrome

By | August 4, 2014 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Laughspin regrets to report that Boston comedian Rich Ceisler has passed away. Ceisler, a comedy veteran of over 30 years, fell ill last month while performing on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. He came down with the rare Guillain-Barré syndrome, a disorder that causes the...

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Robert Kelly’s ‘Live at the Village Underground’ headed to Rhode Island International Film Festival

Robert Kelly’s ‘Live at the Village Underground’ headed to Rhode Island International Film Festival

By | July 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments

Robert Kelly’s upcoming stand-up comedy film Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground, has been accepted into the Rhode Island International Film Festival, one of a handful of qualifying fests for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Live at the Village...

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Comedian Robert Kelly cast in Denis Leary comedy pilot for FX

Comedian Robert Kelly cast in Denis Leary comedy pilot for FX

By | March 16, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments

Denis Leary's new pilot for FX Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll has added comedian Robert Kelly to its cast. Kelly, a nationally touring stand-up comic, will play Bam Bam, a washed-up drummer of fictional band The Heathens. He hangs around lead character Johnny (played by creator...

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‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

By | December 26, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 5 comments

A nearly 50-minute video chronicling the last few years of late comedian Patrice O'Neal's career has surfaced. Labeled as a documentary online, it's closer to a tribute, as it features dozens of clips of audio commentary from comedian friends like Jim Norton, Louis C.K., Robert...

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Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

By | November 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 4 comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of comedian Patrice O’Neal’s death, so it’s appropriate, then, that a live show in honor of the man has been announced. On Feb. 19 at 8 pm at the New York City Center, comedians Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Robert...

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Meet us in New York for Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa’s book release party and comedy show!

Meet us in New York for Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa’s book release party and comedy show!

By | October 3, 2012 at 2:24 pm | No comments

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, comedians Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa will celebrate the release of their new book Cheat: A Man's Guide to Infidelity (out Oct. 9) with two stacked shows in New York City as part of the annual CMJ Music Marathon. The dynamic duo will host 7 pm and 9:30 pm...

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Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

By | February 23, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments

For years, Twitter has been an excellent platform for professional and amateur comedians alike to make their quips seen in 140 characters or less. The concept of live-Tweeting an event, especially, has become an esoteric art form. To prove it, you need to look no further than...

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Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

By | November 28, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

Sometimes people say the comedy world is a cold world filled with backstabbing and people getting screwed over. Cris and Paul Italia, and Patrick Milligan of Cringe Humor proved that to be false recently. As part of the New York Comedy Festival, they held a tribute to Mike...

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Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

By | October 28, 2011 at 11:31 am | No comments

As you may recall, comedian Mike DeStefano passed away this past March due to a heart attack. Left mostly unknown was his recently completed one-man show, Drugs, Disease, and Death: A Comedy, an emotional albeit highly entertaining piece that was only seen five...

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