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Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

By | June 21, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments

Although she’s best known as one of five co-hosts on ABC’s wildly popular daytime chat fest The View, Sherri Shepherd has, is and – if she has her way – will always be a working stand-up comedian. Comedy nerds also know her as Angie, Tracy Morgan’s wife on 30 Rock...

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Comedy Central greenlights Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani series Meltdown, produced by Ben Stiller

Comedy Central greenlights Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani series Meltdown, produced by Ben Stiller

By | June 20, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments

It looks like the work comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani did on the pilot episode of a new stand-up comedy series back in February impressed Comedy Central. The network has officially announced it has picked up Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail, to be executive produced by...

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Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

By | June 7, 2013 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Comedian Wanda Sykes is back in all her glory -- not that playing the school therapist on a recent episode of The Simpsons isn't glorious -- and she's got Oprah Winfrey behind her! The veteran stand-up will host Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious, two stand-up specials airing July...

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Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

By | May 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Tonight, Jonah Ray, TV writer, co-host of the Nerdist Podcast and the Bing-over-Google man himself, will be on Comedy Central's The Half Hour. Tune in at midnight and experience the RAYdiation. Here's a sampling: Comedy Central The second Half Hour belongs to Gabe...

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You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | May 23, 2013 at 12:52 pm | One comment

Last night on Late Show with David Letterman, Tommy Johnagin slung some pristinely written, deftly executed jokes about his new life as a father and his mother’s inability to grasp the concept of iTunes. Check it out below! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin...

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Moontower Comedy Festival, day 2: Dana Carvey and Amy Schumer!

Moontower Comedy Festival, day 2: Dana Carvey and Amy Schumer!

By | April 26, 2013 at 3:56 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – The second day of the second annual Moontower Comedy Festival brought us only first-stringers, and boy were we glad of it. Top-notch performers like Reggie Watts, Maria Bamford, Greg Fitzsimmons and Todd Barry no doubt left audiences in the appropriate amount of...

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Comedian mocks Louis C.K. in fake commercial for new comedy special (Video)

Comedian mocks Louis C.K. in fake commercial for new comedy special (Video)

By | April 24, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 39 comments

The below video might be the first evidence thrust into the public domain that dares to create negative commentary about Louis C.K. In it, New York City comedian J-L Cauvin plays C.K. in a mock ad for his newest stand-up special, wherein the celebrated comedian delivers nothing...

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Brian Regan announces second leg of national tour, will hit 43 cities (Full list)

Brian Regan announces second leg of national tour, will hit 43 cities (Full list)

By | April 23, 2013 at 10:02 am | No comments

As if visiting 41 cities during the first leg of his 2013 national tour wasn't enough, consummate workhorse comedian Brian Regan will set out to hit 43 cities during the second leg of his theater tour, starting June 28 and ending on Dec. 13, with most of the tickets going on...

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Award-winning comedian Dylan Moran announces first North American tour (Video)

Award-winning comedian Dylan Moran announces first North American tour (Video)

By | April 17, 2013 at 10:10 am | 4 comments

Having already dominated theaters in the UK, Australia, Switzerland, Holland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Latvia and Russia, internationally celebrated Irish comedian Dylan Moran is finally bringing his latest show to North America. Moran will take his show Yeah, Yeah to...

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