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SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

By | March 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by the American heroes of...

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Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll

Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll

By | February 10, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 4 comments

Although the main ceremony for the 55th annual Grammy Awards hasn't begun yet, we can tell you that Jimmy Fallon has snagged the award for Best Comedy Album for his work on Blow Your Pants Off, a set of funny songs featuring the likes of Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, Bruce...

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Recording Academy continues unhealthy Kathy Griffin obsession with fifth straight Grammy nomination

Recording Academy continues unhealthy Kathy Griffin obsession with fifth straight Grammy nomination

By | December 10, 2012 at 10:47 am | One comment

For the fifth year in a row, the Recording Academy lazily pushed Kathy Griffin onto the list of nominees for Best Comedy Album, despite the fact that -- once again -- her "album" is nothing more than the completely censored audio ripped from her latest Bravo special. This time,...

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Comedy Bang Bang gets dramatic with Gillian Jacobs, Ed Helms, Jack Black and 643 others (Video)

Comedy Bang Bang gets dramatic with Gillian Jacobs, Ed Helms, Jack Black and 643 others (Video)

By | June 4, 2012 at 12:30 pm | One comment

We've already seen a full episode of the upcoming Comedy Bang! Bang! IFC series and we know it's set to be one of the funniest shows on TV this summer, but this crazy-ass new trailer promises much more than just comedy– action, drama and tragedy. And just about every comedian...

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Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

By | May 18, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments

“When the Pick of Destiny was released it was a bomb, and all the critics said that The D was done. The sun had set and the chapter had closed. But one thing no one thought about was The D would rise again -- just like the phoenix.” These words enticingly open Tenacious...

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Episode 3 of The Laughspin Podcast is here…

Episode 3 of The Laughspin Podcast is here…

By | May 2, 2012 at 7:15 pm | No comments

There are a lot of comedy podcasts. You know this. What there isn’t, however, is a comedy news podcast. And so since we’re in the business of providing comedy news, reviews, videos, opinion and more, we decided it was time to create a Laughspin digest for your...

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You can listen to the new Tenacious D album ‘Rize of the Fenix’ right now

You can listen to the new Tenacious D album ‘Rize of the Fenix’ right now

By | May 1, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Although the their long-awaited new album won't be available for proper purchase and download until May 15, Tenacious D has just made Rize of the Fenix available now to stream-- for ZERO dollars. As you may know, this is their first album since their 2006 release The Pick of...

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Watch the new Tenacious D video with Maria Menounos, Jimmy Kimmel, Tim Robbins, more!

Watch the new Tenacious D video with Maria Menounos, Jimmy Kimmel, Tim Robbins, more!

By | March 26, 2012 at 7:32 pm | No comments

Tenacious D's new album The Rize of the Phoenix won't be ready for your ear holes until May 15. But Jack Black and Kyle Gass know you need something to hold you over. Well, how about a six-minute featurette and video for their song "To Be The Best," starring the likes of Val...

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Listen to a sample from Tenacious D’s new album

Listen to a sample from Tenacious D’s new album

By | February 6, 2012 at 11:48 am | No comments

Be forewarned. The next Tenacious D album, Rize of the Fenix, will be coming out in May, complete with an over-the-top phallic album cover. And fans of The D have been waiting to bang their heads and laugh ever since Pick of Destiny didn't live up to its expectations five...

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