WATCH: Reggie Watts goes Spatial in new Netflix comedy special
Comedian/musician Reggie Watts brings viewers along on a one-of-a-kind surrealist experimental comedy adventure in his Netflix Original Comedy Special, Reggie Watts: Spatial, premiering Friday, December 6. The completely improvised show weaves together sketches, short stories, and dream sequences cr... [Read More]
Barack Obama biopic BARRY, Netflix releases trailer … watch it now!
Debuting at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival to critical acclaim, Barry is a nuanced, artistic exploration of a pivotal year in the life of the 44th President of the United States. A young Barack Obama, known to his friends as “Barry,” arrives in New York City in the fall of 1981 to begin ... [Read More]
Here’s the ballad about comedian Emo Philips you never knew you wanted until now (AUDIO)
To say it’s a rarity that a musician is inspired to write a song about a comedian would be an understatement. And that’s why this just-released song about universally respected comedian Emo Philips is such an endearing, thoughtful tribute. Written and performed by musician Henning Ohlenb... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig, Cecily Strong make Thanksgiving less painful (Videos)
This may be the most tenuous Thanksgiving for families in the history of modern day Thanksgivings. And doubt the Election 2016 will be the made reason. Thankfully, Saturday Night Live delivered a trio of stellar sketches to help us all connect in our pain and misery. And because we love you, we&rsqu... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle will release three new comedy specials on Netflix
We’ll have more information on Dave Chappelle‘s deal with Netflix as it’s available. But for now here’s what we just got from Netflix. Exciting stuff to say the least. Dave Chappelle is bringing his blistering brand of comedy to Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV ... [Read More]
Donald Trump freaks out about Alec Baldwin, Kellyanne Conway doesn’t think that’s a problem
It’s comforting to know that president-elect Donald Trump is such a huge fan of comedy that, despite his busy schedule of meeting with some of the country’s worst possible candidates for his cabinet positions, he’s still making time to watch Saturday Night Live. How would we know s... [Read More]
SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!
SF Sketchfest presented by Audible will celebrate the 16th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 12-29, 2017, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedian... [Read More]
SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!
SF Sketchfest presented by Audible will celebrate the 16th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 12-29, 2017, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedian... [Read More]
SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!
SF Sketchfest presented by Audible will celebrate the 16th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 12-29, 2017, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedian... [Read More]
Jon Stewart take on Trump supporters is kind. Too kind. (Opinion)
Before I get into this let me just say that I understand this is a site that covers the world of comedy and that the following words may seem “off brand” for Laughspin. But take a few glances at your Twitter feed, populated with your favorite comedians, and shows like Last Week Toni... [Read More]