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This 5-year-old comedian has a web presence most comedians would kill for (Video)

This 5-year-old comedian has a web presence most comedians would kill for (Video)

By | April 6, 2012 at 10:07 am | One comment

With about one million YouTube views, an official website, 12,000+ Twitter followers and nearly 12,000 Facebook fans, 5-year-old comedian Zay Zay has a Web presence most working comedians would kill for. But does he have jokes? Sure, he has jokes, and they're all laid out in...

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Watch the four video cross promo push between Conan O’Brien and Mashable

Watch the four video cross promo push between Conan O’Brien and Mashable

By | April 2, 2012 at 10:40 am | One comment

Over the weekend, Conan O’Brien and uber-popular tech news site Mashable teamed up in what will go down as one of the hippest, most creative publicity schemes of the year. It all started when O’Brien commandeered the digital pages of Mashable, ousting CEO Pete Cashmore (the...

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Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

By | February 23, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments

For years, Twitter has been an excellent platform for professional and amateur comedians alike to make their quips seen in 140 characters or less. The concept of live-Tweeting an event, especially, has become an esoteric art form. To prove it, you need to look no further than...

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Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

By | February 20, 2012 at 6:28 pm | No comments

This afternoon, Tom Scharpling, host of every comedian's favorite free-form radio program, The Best Show on WFMU and the director of some of the coolest and funniest music videos, started live Tweeting his experience at a New Jersey Starbucks, where Gov. Chris Christie sat two...

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Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

By | January 4, 2012 at 11:44 am | 3 comments

It should be no surprise to anyone that Bill Maher would make a remark pointing out the inconsistencies of Christianity. Yet, after tweeting "Wow, Jesus just fucked #TimTebow bad! And on Xmas Eve! Somewhere in hell Satan is tebowing, saying to Hitler ‘Hey, Buffalo's killing...

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The Laughspin interview with Eddie Pepitone

The Laughspin interview with Eddie Pepitone

By | January 2, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments

You might have have heard him singing his own name on Last Comic Standing a few seasons ago, you might have seen him yell at Conan O'Brien, or you might have seen him in the hit web series Puddin' but, in any case, everyone, comedy fan or no, needs to see Eddie...

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Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal

Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal

By | December 21, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments

Internet comedy sensation Kelly Oxford has been entertaining followers for nearly 15 years as a blogger and, most recently, as one of the most high profile Twitter stars. Her unfiltered sense of humor has garnered her praise and fans from all over the comedy world and...

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The Laughspin Interview: Who is Shelby Fero?

The Laughspin Interview: Who is Shelby Fero?

By | November 9, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 4 comments

As Twitter and web videos become more pervasive, new non-traditional comedy stars are emerging, building a noticeable following. In the case of recently-turned 18-year-old Shelby Fero, she has taken advantage of the groundswell in comedy on the Internet. She's built up a...

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Exclusive: Colin Quinn joking in Will Ferrell drug tweets; “the media owes me an apology”

Exclusive: Colin Quinn joking in Will Ferrell drug tweets; “the media owes me an apology”

By | November 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | One comment

For the last few weeks, Colin Quinn’s twitter feed has mostly included offensive rants on his part, and re-tweets of his followers calling him a has-been or declaring their plan to unfollow him. But yesterday, Quinn seemed to really piss off a lot of people and made otherwise...

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