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Twitter suspends Laughspin writer’s Bill Nye parody account, 200,000 followers sad

Twitter suspends Laughspin writer’s Bill Nye parody account, 200,000 followers sad

By | September 21, 2012 at 11:47 am | 10 comments

It doesn’t happen often, but every once in a while Twitter will decide to suspend a hilarious parody account, because it violates their policy that states no user is permitted to imitate another person. And this week, it happened to one of our own, Laughspin scribe and...

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Ricky Gervais dives into the tech world, launches social media voice app for iPhone

Ricky Gervais dives into the tech world, launches social media voice app for iPhone

By | September 19, 2012 at 5:19 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais is just like an alcoholic, except with work. In addition to starring in and producing a seemingly countless number of television and Internet projects, the British comedian has just launched an iPhone application— but it’s not the typical self-promotional...

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The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

By | July 13, 2012 at 1:31 pm | No comments

Less than a month after wrapping up the 34-year run of his comic strip Life in Hell, Matt Groening proves that he's not turning his back on the comic world. Fans of The Simpsons might be excited to hear about the new partnership between the digital comics platform comiXology and...

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Comedian Nikki Glaser beautifully captures subway life using Instagram (Photo gallery)

Comedian Nikki Glaser beautifully captures subway life using Instagram (Photo gallery)

By | May 23, 2012 at 1:51 pm | No comments

Wildly popular Smartphone app Instagram has changed the way technology lovers take, display and share photos. And if you follow the right people, it can even enhance the love you have for your favorite comedians. I've been following comedian Nikki Glaser for weeks now, and I'm...

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Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

By | October 20, 2011 at 5:34 pm | No comments

Comedian Shane Mauss has been in our sights for years now. Why? Because he's fucking funny, that's why. We even named his debut album Jokes To Make My Parents Proud one of the 10 best comedy albums of 2010. He was also included on our list of 11 funniest stories told by...

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Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

By | October 20, 2011 at 1:46 pm | One comment

We all engage in destructive behavior from time to time in order to shield ourselves from reality. Some people drink booze; others smoke pot; and what I do is others hire attractive coeds to punch them in the face until they lose consciousness. The point is, it's not cool to...

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