Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Chelsea Peretti talks Netflix special, Khal Drogo, Golden Girls (Laughspin Interview)
If you haven’t seen Chelsea Peretti’s stand-up, her work on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, or her Twitter account, it’s time for you to catch up. Her observations are honest, sometimes dark, yet her laugh makes you feel like you’ve been taking life way too seriously. I chatted with Pere... [Read More]
 
Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival
Comedian Tig Notaro had to cancel two shows this weekend after being hospitalized for an unknown “medical emergency.” Notaro’s Saturday show at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre was canceled according to her Facebook page and then yesterday’s show at Paramount Theatre in Denver w... [Read More]
 
W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish
AUSTIN — If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example, offe... [Read More]
 
Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!
While Lena Dunham has been making headlines for reasons not under her control, let’s all remember that her show Girls is coming back to HBO for its fourth season on Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET! And today, HBO released a brand, spanking-new trailer for you all to hungrily consume. So what the hell is go... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era
For many, last night was a mix of emotions. For some it was a day to proudly cast a vote, making their voices heard and fulfilling an age-old civic duty. For those opposed, it was a day to protest through inaction, decrying what they see as a faulty system. For the apathetic and possibly comedy-incl... [Read More]
 
Dumb And Dumber To: Five new clips to watch before the Nov. 14 premiere
We’re 10 days away from the theatrical premiere of Dumb And Dumber To and the hype machine for the Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels is in full effect. As such, five new clips from Dumb And Dumber To have just been released. It’s hard to say yet whether Dumb And Dumber To will live up to the o... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)
Opening with the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Rock delivered a Saturday Night Live monologue unlike the light-hearted fare offered by most SNL hosts. Some online are claiming the old standby arguments against such a bit: “It’s too soon” and “sometimes there are things you j... [Read More]
 
Laughspin Podcast: Jeannette Rizzi talks Blindsided, suicide, monks and nuns
On the newest episode of The Laughspin Podcast – the historic 100th episode! – Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Jeannette Rizzi. While the chat with Rizzi is filled with fun, laughs, hijinks and more, the pair do delve into more serious fare like depression and suici... [Read More]
 
Win $250 Amazon Gift Card from truTV’s Friends of the People!
TruTV premiered its very first sketch comedy series Friends of the People this past Tuesday. And if you haven’t peeped it, make sure to head on over to the show’s official site to watch some videos. We promise you’ll love it. To celebrate the premiere Friends of the People executi... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock pretty stoked for Prince to perform on Saturday Night Live (Video)
Chris Rock is hosting Saturday Night Live this week and I think I speak for all of us when I say we’re pretty damn psyched. Bringing his veteran comedy skills and what I can only assume will be a ridiculously great monologue, Rock is the latest in a handful of welcome SNL alumni returns. Rock ... [Read More]