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Laughspin Podcast, episode 84: Live with guests Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill

Laughspin Podcast, episode 84: Live with guests Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill

By | January 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm | No comments

We change things up on a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast. For the first time, we’re live and in front of an audience. This special episode was produced for the NY Podfest and was recorded on Sunday, Jan. 25 at Fontana’s in New York. Our guests were comedians Colin...

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Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets cancelled, last episode airs tonight

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets cancelled, last episode airs tonight

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

The new network FXX, FX's comedy-centric cable station, has axed its late-night program Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell due to low ratings. Bell's show worked on FX playing once a week. During the last leg of its first season, Totally Biased attracted 372,000 pairs of eyeballs...

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W. Kamau Bell addresses Saturday Night Live race controversy on Totally Biased (Video)

W. Kamau Bell addresses Saturday Night Live race controversy on Totally Biased (Video)

By | October 18, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 19 comments

You may have noticed that since the 39th season of Saturday Night Live debuted two weeks ago – with six new cast members – there’s been some scuttlebutt over the lack of black women castmembers. Of the new hires, only one is a lady and all of them are white. Addressing...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 62: Interview with W. Kamau Bell of Totally Biased

Laughspin Podcast, episode 62: Interview with W. Kamau Bell of Totally Biased

By | July 2, 2013 at 4:11 pm | One comment

On this special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with W. Kamau Bell, comedian and host of Totally Biased, a show that did so well in its first season on FX that it will start airing nightly (instead of just every Thursday) on Sept. 2 on FX’s...

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Paula Deen issues video apology for being racist, but not before John Oliver and W. Kamau Bell have their say (Updated)

Paula Deen issues video apology for being racist, but not before John Oliver and W. Kamau Bell have their say (Updated)

By | June 21, 2013 at 3:43 pm | No comments

UPDATE-- 5:10 pm ET: Paula Deen has been fired from the Food Network. Her contract is up in June and it will not be renewed, the network confirmed. ---------------- Last night on Totally Biased, W. Kamau Bell took on Paula Deen after a deposition surfaced in which it was...

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Conan O’Brien veteran Brian McCann joins Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

Conan O’Brien veteran Brian McCann joins Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

By | June 13, 2013 at 11:11 am | No comments

As if news that Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell was going daily – instead of just every Thursday – wasn’t exciting enough, Laughspin can exclusively reveal that Brian McCann, who worked with Conan O’Brien for 17 years, has joined the FX show as a producer and writer....

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Feminist writer debates Jim Norton: calls comedy clubs ‘dark basements full of angry men,’ makes rape joke (Video)

Feminist writer debates Jim Norton: calls comedy clubs ‘dark basements full of angry men,’ makes rape joke (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 55 comments

Last night’s debate between comedian Jim Norton and Jezebel writer Lindy West on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell was moving swimmingly until the latter characterized comedy clubs as “dark basements full of angry men.” It was in response to Bell’s question, “Are...

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New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

By | May 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments

Dear, readers in the New York tri-state area: Cancel your evening plans from June 3rd to June 5th (Instant Netflix will still be there when you get home) because John Oliver will be taping the fourth season of Comedy Central's John Oliver's New York Standup Show at Webster Hall...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 44: Jimmy Fallon, Christopher Titus, Conan O’Brien

Laughspin Podcast episode 44: Jimmy Fallon, Christopher Titus, Conan O’Brien

By | April 4, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments

Dylan and Mike deliver great news for fans of Jim Jefferies, W. Kamau Bell, Conan O'Brien and many more and they listen to Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno sing a duet. We also hear clips from Louis C.K. and David Cross, and much more. NOTE: This was recorded right before it was...

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