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Bonnaroo announces comedy: Hannibal Buress, Craig Robinson, Sasheer Zamata and more!

Bonnaroo announces comedy: Hannibal Buress, Craig Robinson, Sasheer Zamata and more!

By | April 16, 2014 at 1:33 pm | One comment

While we’re moderately excited about Elton John, Jack White, Kanye, West and the 12,000 other music acts scheduled to hit the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, we here at Laughspin are supremely excited for the stellar comedy offerings, which were just announced. In its 11th...

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Patton Oswalt, Emo Philips to headline 2nd annual Limestone Comedy Festival

Patton Oswalt, Emo Philips to headline 2nd annual Limestone Comedy Festival

By | March 13, 2014 at 2:41 pm | No comments

The Limestone Comedy Festival is ready to celebrate its second year as a five-venue stand-up and podcast weekend in downtown Bloomington, IN. The line-up features national headliners like Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo and Emo Philips. Rising stars Ben Moore (The Bob & Tom...

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South By Southwest Comedy, day 2: Comedy Bang Bang, Fred Armisen, Sasheer Zamata

South By Southwest Comedy, day 2: Comedy Bang Bang, Fred Armisen, Sasheer Zamata

By | March 11, 2014 at 3:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – Okay, forewarning: there was too much legit Sunday night to be able to comprehensively share all of the laughs with you, dear readers, but I will do my damnedest to offer the highlights. Checked out three shows, all in a row, and lived to tell the tale....

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Lack of racial diversity on Saturday Night Live throughout the years (Infographic)

Lack of racial diversity on Saturday Night Live throughout the years (Infographic)

By | January 17, 2014 at 3:36 pm | One comment

On the eve of newest Saturday Night Live castmember Sasheer Zamata's debut tomorrow night, the fine folks at Huffington Post created this amazingly slick and very detailed infographic, which pretty much points out the lack of racial diversity on SNL throughout the years. In case...

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Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live

Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live

By | January 6, 2014 at 5:01 pm | No comments

Amidst controversy centered around Saturday Night Live’s lack of black women on its cast, comedian Sasheer Zamata has been hired as the iconic show’s latest addition. She’ll make her debut on Jan. 18 when Drake is the episode's host and musical guest, according to...

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Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

By | December 16, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments

There was a lot of fuss over the weekend when Lorne Michaels revealed on Thursday that at least one new black female actress would join the cast of Saturday Night Live in January. The show had been under heavy scrutiny for its lack of diversity, especially with women of color,...

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