Bill Burr’s anti EDM rant becomes next EDM hit, probably. Listen to the song now!
Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast is a weekly listening ritual for tens of thousands of comedy nerds all over the world. We tune in to hear Burr, one of the finest comedians of our day, rant and rave about basically anything—big or small. Well one of Burr’s recent rants centered o... [Read More]
Dane Cook talks new comedy special Troublemaker, airing on Showtime this fall (Exclusive)
It’s been four years since Dane Cook released the intimate Isolated Incident DVD, but it’s not like the veteran comedian has been lounging around. Last year, he set out on his successful Under Oath theater tour and starred as the lead voice in Disney’s Planes. Cook also just wrappe... [Read More]
New George Carlin album in the works (Exclusive)
On the heels of the New York City Council’s decision to rename a city street after the late, legendary George Carlin, Laughspin hears there may be a new George Carlin album released in the coming months—not to mention a totally revamped Details are sparse right now, but... [Read More]
Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)
When I first started doing stand-up in college, I used to produce dorm shows at NYU to create stagetime and would be somewhat frugal in who I put on my shows, only wanting the funniest. A comic I booked asked if I would put his friend Yannis up, who I still didn’t know at the time having only ... [Read More]
‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online
Dan Harmon, the creator and executive producer of cult comedy Community, announced today that the quirky ensemble comedy, recently canceled by NBC, will have a sixth season on Yahoo! Screen, the online streaming service that has found huge success with original and acquired comedy programming. &ldqu... [Read More]
Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll
FX continues its push for star-powered comedies today by ordering its Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll to series. Leary wrote and created the show under his Apostle banner and will star in 10 episodes to air in 2015. FX productions and Fox Television Studios will produce. This... [Read More]
Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron
Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians in the country. The to... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)
It’s that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety‘s annual “10 Comics To Watch” list. The trade publication ann... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!
Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he’s conducted over the last 30 years. Stic... [Read More]
AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)
Breaking Bad spin-off prequel Better Call Saul hasn’t even aired its first episode and already AMC has ordered a second season of the Bob Odenkirk-led comedy. There has been a lot of hype about the series which will follow Odenkirk’s shady lawyer character Saul Goodman before he ever met... [Read More]