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Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments

UPDATE: 7:30 pm EST Dave Chappelle performed last night -- this time, it was a 10-minute spot at Hard Rock Live (same venue) in Hollywood, FL and apologized for his "bad attitude" at Friday night's show. For the full story, read the original account below. It seems Dave...

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Jeff Dunham returns with “Controlled Chaos” and he’s got a video teaser to prove it

Jeff Dunham returns with “Controlled Chaos” and he’s got a video teaser to prove it

By | July 22, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments

Love him or hate him, comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will return to Comedy Central on Sept. 25 with a brand new hour special, Controlled Chaos. And although the below teaser doesn't give us too much in the way of, um, teases, it does have some pretty sweet...

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Watch Myq Kaplan talk about balls, pizza, anti-gay rhymes and more on “Conan”

Watch Myq Kaplan talk about balls, pizza, anti-gay rhymes and more on “Conan”

By | July 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Listen, I'm not one to say, "We told you so," but when we (then, Punchline Magazine) said in 2009, that Myq Kaplan was a "comic to watch" we were pretty sure we'd end up being right. Since that time, Kaplan has finished in the top five of Last Comic Standing, released a...

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Larry David tells Rolling Stone he plans on returning to stand-up comedy

Larry David tells Rolling Stone he plans on returning to stand-up comedy

By | July 20, 2011 at 11:44 am | No comments

When Larry David appeared on The Joy Behar Show on July 11, he more than hinted that he'd be up for returning to his roots-- stand-up comedy. You can see the video here. But in a new cover story for Rolling Stone, out July 22, it looks like he gets a little deeper into the...

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Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

Interview: Kurt Metzger talks “trust fund pussy” comedians, Ugly Americans and more

By | July 18, 2011 at 9:27 am | 2 comments

On his new album for Comedy Central Records, Kurt Metzger Talks To Young People About Sex, the titular comedian takes the tradition of a relentless, rough-around-the-edges East Coast comic to the next level. Metzger – he also voices the character  zombie Randall...

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Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

By | July 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments

As iconic as he is, Jerry Seinfeld did not have an official presence online until he launched his site JerrySeinfeld.com on May 6. Well, before this past weekend even started, Jerry made another technological leap to the delight of his many fans: he joined Twitter. As of this...

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Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

Interview: Adam Hammer proves a stable childhood can still breed thoughtful (and funny) comedy

By | July 14, 2011 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Editor's note: When Punchline Magazine became Laughspin.com, we also became a little something more-- and that is, purveyors, of sort, of comedy. In short, Laughspin Records is now a thing. And we're putting out albums from comedians and comedic performers we believe in. Our...

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Video: Eugene Mirman uses Kickstarter to fund Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

Video: Eugene Mirman uses Kickstarter to fund Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

By | July 14, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Old and busted: corporate sponsorship. New hotness: Kickstarter-funded ventures. So that means Eugene Mirman’s on the cutting edge of hot. The comedian announced that the next installment -- the fourth, as some might call it -- of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival will be...

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Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

By | July 13, 2011 at 11:10 am | 3 comments

Conan has been in reruns for the past week and a half, but the show is still in the news for a potentially ripped sketch performed right before the show's hiatus. The AV Club reports that a sketch group from Cleveland, Last Call Cleveland, alleges Conan swiped the premise for...

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