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Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

By | December 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 8 comments

In some form or another, I say this every year. But that doesn’t make it untrue. So here goes: In 2013, so many amazing comedians released so many amazing albums and specials that I struggled greatly to cram just 10 in this list of the very best. Sure, we can make the list...

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Comedian Tom Papa hates kale, sort of wishes he was a smoker (Video)

Comedian Tom Papa hates kale, sort of wishes he was a smoker (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

Tom Papa certainly didn’t score any points with the health-obsessed last night on Conan, as he hilariously pointed out the benefits of smoking and why kale is terrible. He also performed a public service of sorts, warning the audience about joining “clubs” and wanting...

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

By | October 10, 2013 at 5:55 pm | One comment

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have struck a deal with CBS to develop a half-hour comedy series starring comedian Tom Papa. Fresh on the heels of his just-released comedy album and special Freaked Out, the show – titled More Time with Family – would find Papa portraying a father...

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Bill Burr, Al Madrigal will host All Things Comedy showcase on Aug. 28

Bill Burr, Al Madrigal will host All Things Comedy showcase on Aug. 28

By | August 21, 2013 at 9:59 am | No comments

Attention, L.A based readers! All Things Comedy, the umbrella comedian and podcast network of which The Laughspin Podcast is a member, is putting on a show and ATC fan gathering at Largo. On Aug. 28, Bill Burr and Al Madrigal will be hosting an evening of stand-up featuring...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 66: Tom Papa interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 66: Tom Papa interview

By | July 16, 2013 at 5:50 pm | No comments

On this special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with one of my favorite comedians of all time-- Tom Papa. We chat about his newest one-hour comedy special Freaked Out, which premieres July 26 at 10 pm ET on Epix and EpixHD.com (preview below). We also talk about...

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Matt Damon surprises crowd at comedian Tom Papa’s taping for SiriusXM

Matt Damon surprises crowd at comedian Tom Papa’s taping for SiriusXM

By | June 19, 2013 at 8:23 pm | One comment

The real Jason Bourne -- take that, Jeremy Renner! -- surprised an intimate New York City crowd at the Comedy Cellar's sister club at the Village Underground tonight during comedian Tom Papa's taping of Come to Papa. The show, taped for SiriusXM, finds Papa as the host of an...

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Laughspin presents: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2012

Laughspin presents: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2012

By | December 6, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 55 comments

It’s that time of the year again where we present to you, dear Laughspinners, the 10 best comedy albums of the year. I say this every year, but it’s true: Since launching in 2005 and since there were well over 100 comedy albums released in 2012, this has been the most...

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Tom Papa cast as Liberace’s ‘glittery’ friend in biopic with Matt Damon

Tom Papa cast as Liberace’s ‘glittery’ friend in biopic with Matt Damon

By | June 22, 2012 at 10:06 am | One comment

Laughspin can confirm that comedian Tom Papa has been cast in Steven Soderbergh's upcoming Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra, alongside Matt Damon, Michael Douglas and Dan Aykroyd. Papa will play Liberace's manager and producer Ray Arnett; Douglas had been already cast as...

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Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

By | March 20, 2012 at 9:48 pm | No comments

It was reported three days ago that Tom Papa had inked a deal with TBS to shoot a show pilot titled Naked Truth. The former host of NBC's The Marriage Ref will facilitate conversations between himself and three other comedians, Deadline reported. But we can exclusively reveal...

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