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Bill Cosby spends 13 minutes on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

Bill Cosby spends 13 minutes on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | March 20, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

Last night comedy legend Bill Cosby dropped by Late Show with David Letterman for a full 13 minutes. The expert storyteller doesn’t exactly have a “tight five,” and that’s why we love him. Check out the full appearance below, which includes some sketch-like work with...

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Jerry Seinfeld debuts new jokes on Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Video)

Jerry Seinfeld debuts new jokes on Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Video)

By | March 14, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments

Last night, Jerry Seinfeld debuted four-and-a-half minutes of new material on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Among his Seinfeldian observations: Food and...Well, yeah, mostly food. Check it out and tell us what you think! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin...

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Here’s the trailer for the Louis C.K. comedy special Oh My God on HBO (Video)

Here’s the trailer for the Louis C.K. comedy special Oh My God on HBO (Video)

By | March 8, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments

Louis C.K.’s newest stand-up special is going down Saturday, April 13th at 10 pm ET on HBO. It’s called Oh My God (as was previously announced) and now it has an official trailer, which you should watch. Now! In September, Oh My God will be available for $5 as a...

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Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay kicks off Las Vegas residency with dedication ceremony

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay kicks off Las Vegas residency with dedication ceremony

By | March 8, 2013 at 12:24 pm | No comments

The legendary and dare we say, the better-than-ever, Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay will kick off a three-month residency in Las Vegas beginning March 14 at the club Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. To celebrate the start of his “Indestructible" stand-up shows, there will be a...

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The Laughspin Interview with legendary comedian George Wallace

The Laughspin Interview with legendary comedian George Wallace

By | March 2, 2013 at 9:43 am | No comments

Two minutes into a conversation with legendary stand up comedian George Wallace and it’s clear that even after thirty-six years the man still loves his job. Lucky for us he does. Not just because we still get to enjoy his rapid-fire brand of observational humor, but because...

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Watch Marc Maron onstage from the 1980s!

Watch Marc Maron onstage from the 1980s!

By | March 1, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments

Long before Marc Maron made the Internet his bitch by launching one of the most successful podcasts of all time, he was a wirey, long-haired, blazer-wearing comic talking about booze and drugs onstage. The folks at Official Comedy unearthed this vintage clip from the late 1980s...

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Louis C.K.’s new HBO special gets a name and premiere date

Louis C.K.’s new HBO special gets a name and premiere date

By | February 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | One comment

We already knew Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up comedy special would debut on HBO. But now we know the name and its premiere date: Oh My God -- his fourth special for HBO -- will debut April 13 at 10 pm EST on the cable giant. Filmed at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, C.K....

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Supreme Court delays decision on whether comedian Vince August can keep his job as a judge

Supreme Court delays decision on whether comedian Vince August can keep his job as a judge

By | February 26, 2013 at 3:48 pm | No comments

The Supreme Court of New Jersey today delayed a ruling that would have established whether Vince August could keep his part-time job as a municipal judge while simultaneously working as a stand-up comedian. This morning's hearing came as August (real name: Vince A. Sicari) was...

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Why comedians should embrace (and control) the future of comedy school

Why comedians should embrace (and control) the future of comedy school

By | February 21, 2013 at 9:34 am | 23 comments

I remember sitting in my office in 2010 and reading Doug Stanhope's evisceration of stand-up comedy classes. I remember it very clearly, in fact, because at the time I was deep into strategizing how a "traditional" comedy club could become the next Upright Citizen's Brigade...

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