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Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:08 am | 20 comments

UPDATE: 2:10 pm EST -- The Onion has apologized. The full statement is below: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology to Quvenzhané Wallis and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the tweet that was circulated last night during the Oscars. It...

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David Cross, Julia Stiles movie It’s A Disaster premieres on Twitter app Vine (Video)

David Cross, Julia Stiles movie It’s A Disaster premieres on Twitter app Vine (Video)

By | February 19, 2013 at 4:44 pm | No comments

David Cross’ new movie It’s A Disaster, a dark comedy co-starring Julia Stiles and America Ferrera, had its world premiere just moments ago via Twitter-owned Vine, the new app which allows users to upload videos that run, at most, six seconds. While the flick will be...

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Aziz Ansari outed as ‘Homeland’ parody account tweeter @SergeantBrody

Aziz Ansari outed as ‘Homeland’ parody account tweeter @SergeantBrody

By | December 12, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments

If you’re a fan of Showtime’s massively popular spy drama Homeland, you may be one of the nearly 30,000 followers of the parody Twitter account @SergeantBrody, in honor of the series’ main character. Well, it turns out that none other than Parks and Recreation's Tom...

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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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Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | September 13, 2012 at 6:22 pm | One comment

Over the last few years, comedy lovers have happily followed Rob Delaney on his amazing journey from Twitter phenom to respected writer and stand-up comedian. And this month,  there's a huge payoff for us, as if his constant stream of brilliantly tweets wasn't enough. The...

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Rob Delaney will self-release his first stand-up comedy special

Rob Delaney will self-release his first stand-up comedy special

By | August 22, 2012 at 3:40 pm | One comment

Comedian and Twitter star, Rob Delaney is following the lead of Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and Jim Gaffigan by selling his own original content for download via his website, robdelaney.com. Live At The Bowery Ballroom will be available for download on Sept. 4 The cost: $5. The...

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Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

By | August 9, 2012 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Browsing the top three mentions of Mitt Romney on Twitter, you might notice that comedian and Twitter powerhouse, Rob Delaney is consistently represented there, undermining Romney. Delaney earned himself the title of Comedy Central's "Funniest Person On Twitter" earlier this...

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Backlash against ‘misogynist’ comedian Colin Kane erupts online

Backlash against ‘misogynist’ comedian Colin Kane erupts online

By | July 3, 2012 at 12:30 am | 394 comments

Today wasn't the first day comedian Colin Kane tweeted a series of questionable jokes. It was, however, the day comedy watchers got really angry-- due, in part, to an open letter, accusing the comedian of degrading just about every marginalized group of humans, but noting that...

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It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

By | June 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm | No comments

It's official: Despite his best, very public efforts, Stephen Colbert will not be permitted to take control over Sweden's official Twitter account. "Although we appreciate that having Colbert as a Curator of Sweden would be meaningful in terms of global attention to this...

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