Browsing Tag stand-up

How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Hardcore comedy nerds already know the story of how Eddie Murphy basically discovered Chris Rock, while the young comedian was working at the Comic Strip on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But this stellar animation from TWIRI Sports brings new life to the tale-- and exposes those...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Two more music labels enter comedy business; Erik Griffin and Kurt Braunohler to release albums

Two more music labels enter comedy business; Erik Griffin and Kurt Braunohler to release albums

By | January 16, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments

Quickly rising comedians Kurt Braunohler and Erik Griffin just signed deals to release their first live comedy albums, and both are doing so as two indie music record labels' first comedians. Braunohler, the host of IFC's absurd game show Bunk!, will record his debut album for...

Posted in: News

The Laughspin Interview with Joe Rogan (Part 1)

The Laughspin Interview with Joe Rogan (Part 1)

By | January 15, 2013 at 10:06 am | 3 comments

Joe Rogan is known from a variety of places: host of Fear Factor, commentator for the UFC; former co-host of The Man Show, his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience and for the older crowd, his role on the NBC sitcom, News Radio. But if you don’t already, the one place you should...

Posted in: feature slider, Interviews

First autistic Miss America contestant will perform stand-up comedy

First autistic Miss America contestant will perform stand-up comedy

By | January 11, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments

Although we're not huge fans of beauty contests, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention this cool little tidbit about Miss Montana's role in tomorrow night's Miss America pageant. It turns out that Alexis Wineman, 18, is the youngest contestant ever competing this year and she's...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Katt Williams arrested, due in court today for separate incident (Updated)

Katt Williams arrested, due in court today for separate incident (Updated)

By | January 9, 2013 at 11:53 am | No comments

Update, 5:15 pm ET: This morning, Williams didn't show up to his Yolo County court appointment (mentioned in the story below). As a result, a $10,000 bench warrant for his arrest was issued, according to CBS in Sacramento. -------------------- Troubled comedian Katt...

Posted in: News

Kyle Kinane talks street gangs, Christmas and more on Conan (Video)

Kyle Kinane talks street gangs, Christmas and more on Conan (Video)

By | December 20, 2012 at 12:36 pm | No comments

On the heels of the release of his stellar second album and DVD Whiskey Icarus, comedian Kyle Kinane stopped by Conan last night. During his five minutes onstage, the Chicago native was able to rewrite the story of the Three Wisemen, opine on an enraging bar patron, examine the...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay’s first comedy special in 17 years premieres Dec. 31

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay’s first comedy special in 17 years premieres Dec. 31

By | December 13, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments

Although Andrew 'Dice' Clay's popularity waned after his reign as one of the world's most popular comedians of the 1980s, the veteran performer has never really left the stage, as he's continued to tour clubs and theaters for years. And that's about to become clear as his...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Joe Rogan’s new comedy special will be released Dec. 18 exclusively through JoeRogan.net

Joe Rogan’s new comedy special will be released Dec. 18 exclusively through JoeRogan.net

By | December 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments

Comedian Joe Rogan will release his third hour-long special exclusively through his official site. Joe Rogan Live from the Tabernacle will be available Dec. 18 on JoeRogan.net for $5. Users will be able to stream or download the special, recorded at the Tabernacle in Atlanta on...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Comedian Gallagher launches farewell comedy tour (Exclusive)

Comedian Gallagher launches farewell comedy tour (Exclusive)

By | December 12, 2012 at 12:23 am | One comment

Though he's been plagued by health issues the last few years and has since announced his retirement from the road, love-him-or-hate-him comedian Gallagher is feeling so strong these days that he's about to embark on his final stand-up comedy tour. Dubbed Gallagher's Last Smash,...

Posted in: News

© 2011-2013 Laughspin. Some rights reserved. Hosted by ServInt