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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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Tig Notaro embraces the little moments during her solo show at Just For Laughs (Review)

Tig Notaro embraces the little moments during her solo show at Just For Laughs (Review)

By | July 28, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments

MONTREAL -- Tig Notaro is a comedic force, and has been for years. But it wasn’t until her recent brush with aggressive breast cancer (for which she underwent a double mastectomy), and the masterful, deeply personal stand-up work which resulted, that Notaro really became...

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Comedian Tig Notaro plans road trip documentary for Showtime (Video)

Comedian Tig Notaro plans road trip documentary for Showtime (Video)

By | July 2, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments

Tig Notaro is looking to step off the comedy club stage and into someone's living room-- or basement, rooftop, or wherever you want her to perform. It's all for her documentary set to air on Showtime. But before you get too excited about having Notaro perform stand-up while you...

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Watch Tig Notaro’s field piece for ‘Conan’ and also pre-order extended version of her album ‘Live’

Watch Tig Notaro’s field piece for ‘Conan’ and also pre-order extended version of her album ‘Live’

By | May 22, 2013 at 1:28 pm | No comments

Tig Notaro hasn't publicly announced her new Los Angeles tour, but if you go into a random furniture depot or gas station you may see the comedienne haggling with an employee to hang up her headshot. With the help of Team Conan, Notaro filmed a segment capturing her trek from...

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Tig Notaro talks cancer, career, Louis C.K. and more (Audio interviews)

Tig Notaro talks cancer, career, Louis C.K. and more (Audio interviews)

By | October 9, 2012 at 4:16 pm | No comments

Due to some unfortunate circumstances surrounding her personal life, comedian Tig Notaro's profile has been on the rise the last few weeks. It's a blessing and a curse, of course. Well before she contracted pneumonia and an intestine-eating bacteria and before her mother died...

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