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Comedian John Moses confronts drunk heckler whose mother just died (Video)

Comedian John Moses confronts drunk heckler whose mother just died (Video)

By | April 10, 2013 at 11:28 am | 3 comments

Every last Friday of every month at the Fireside Theater in Newport, RI, a hundred or so people gather to revel in quality comedy at the Wasted Talent comedy show, a stand-up showcase featuring about five or six solid comedians. It should also be noted that this is a BYOB show....

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Having sex with Shelby Fero is a zero-sum game (Video)

Having sex with Shelby Fero is a zero-sum game (Video)

By | April 9, 2013 at 9:11 pm | One comment

For the past few years, comedian Shelby Fero has had one of the most popular Twitter feeds in the comedy world (nearly 87,000 followers and rising)-- and for good reasons. You see, she's smart and funny and other smart and funny people like that shit. Luckily for us, the...

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Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

By | April 4, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments

It’s been six long years since Bob Saget released his first stand-up comedy special, HBO’s That Ain’t Right, but the 30-year comedy veteran and former Full House star is set to unleash his new hour of deeply dark and filthy brand of live comedy. It’s called That’s...

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Watch two previews from Gabriel Iglesias’ new special on Comedy Central

Watch two previews from Gabriel Iglesias’ new special on Comedy Central

By | April 3, 2013 at 10:08 pm | No comments

Comedy Central will debut Gabriel Iglesias' newest comedy special Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy over the course of not one, but two nights, starting this Sunday, April 7 at 9 pm ET. Filmed at the Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu, the second hour will premiere Sunday, April 14...

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Sadiki Fuller’s album Single Again: clean comedy with just enough edge (Review)

Sadiki Fuller’s album Single Again: clean comedy with just enough edge (Review)

By | April 2, 2013 at 10:19 am | 3 comments

Sadiki Fuller’s latest album, Single Again (Uproar! Entertainment) offers a well-crafted behind-the-scenes view into the comedian’s personal and romantic life that proves that there is most definitely a place for clean humor in today’s comedy scene. The San Francisco...

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Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan drop by The View for A Day of Comedy (Videos)

Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan drop by The View for A Day of Comedy (Videos)

By | April 1, 2013 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Daytime chat show The View isn’t well known for being funny on purpose. But that was the entire goal of Friday’s episode, which was dubbed A Day of Comedy and featured performances from comedians Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan, Bone Hampton, Retha Jones and 10-year-old Leroya...

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Win a copy of Tom Green’s new stand-up comedy DVD (Giveaway)

Win a copy of Tom Green’s new stand-up comedy DVD (Giveaway)

By | March 29, 2013 at 1:06 pm | No comments

For the last few years, Tom Green has been criss-crossing the country and hitting every major comedy club in an effort to get back to his stand-up comedy roots-- and he's done so like a boss. The culmination of all that hard work (and fun) is the comedian's first live stand-up...

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Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

By | March 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | No comments

This Sunday isn’t just Easter, folks. It’s also the day the new season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO. And in honor of that and because we don’t write about fantasy television on Laughspin, let’s watch the brilliant James Adomian explain his love/hate relationship...

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This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

By | March 28, 2013 at 4:48 pm | One comment

Although comedy is all about getting laughs, it's a serious business and comedians want to be taken very seriously. There seems to be a disconnect there, right? Or wrong? This recently released short Joke takes the concept and filters it through the lens of an art house flick....

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