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Tig Notaro massive internal bleeding cause for hospitalization (Video)

Tig Notaro massive internal bleeding cause for hospitalization (Video)

By | November 11, 2014 at 2:52 pm | No comments

Tig Notaro collapsed and was rushed to the hospital on Nov. 7 after performing in Philadelphia, where doctors found a cyst had burst causing “massive” internal bleeding, the comedian told her fans earlier today. This news comes days after Notaro was forced to cancel a string...

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Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

By | November 10, 2014 at 6:09 pm | No comments

Comedian Tig Notaro had to cancel two shows this weekend after being hospitalized for an unknown "medical emergency." Notaro's Saturday show at Boston's Wilbur Theatre was canceled according to her Facebook page and then yesterday's show at Paramount Theatre in Denver was also...

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Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)

Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)

By | October 24, 2014 at 12:26 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN – In a paradoxical municipality like Austin, Texas, where small-town mentality seems to prevail even as the city itself continues to balloon, it’s easy to see how a personality like Tig Notaro’s would sell out tickets like a scalper on Super Bowl Sunday. To begin...

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Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

By | August 6, 2014 at 11:42 am | One comment

The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year's festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom...

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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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Sarah Silverman releases failed NBC pilot Sarah 313 (Video)

Sarah Silverman releases failed NBC pilot Sarah 313 (Video)

By | October 22, 2013 at 3:09 pm | One comment

Were you sad to hear that the Sarah Silverman pilot for NBC wasn't picked up? So were we. The pilot show, called Susan 313, follows a painfully-optimistic Sarah after a failed relationship moving back into her old apartment. The episode featured comedic talents Harris Wittels...

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Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

By | October 21, 2013 at 10:46 am | No comments

Comedienne Tig Notaro has had ups and downs over the past two years. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in July 2012 and had a double mastectomy. She then bounced back and had a stellar year with her inspiring album Live and writing gig on Inside Amy Schumer. Notaro...

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Humble Bundle does comedy with Maria Bamford, Patrice O’Neal, Hannibal Buress, more

Humble Bundle does comedy with Maria Bamford, Patrice O’Neal, Hannibal Buress, more

By | August 28, 2013 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Ever since Louis C.K. self released Live at the Beacon Theater in December of 2011, the way in which comedy fans consume laughs at home has been ever-changing. Comedians like Jim Gaffigan and Aziz Ansari followed C.K. with the direct-to-fan model and still others (and ultimately...

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Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

By | July 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | No comments

Editor’s note: This is a weekly feature on Laughspin.com in partnership with Pandora Comedy. Today is comedy album release day! These three albums are now available to the general public, much as Richard Nixon’s Watergate tapes were in 1974—only time will tell if these...

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