The Lonely Island’s ‘Party Over Here’ big deal for comedy, Neal Brennan, Danny Pudi join forces
The Lonely Island are making music and making movies and now they’re making TV shows. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island signed a multi-year development deal at Fox back in January to create comedies and the hilarious trio have now announced their first slate o... [Read More]
Nick Vatterott’s no-label Laughspin Interview
I met up with Nick Vatterott in the new “alt mecca” that is Williamsburg, Brooklyn where we arrived wearing the exact same London Fog overcoat (“Take that, Nick Turner!”). He hands me the new promo item for his debut album, For Amusement Only, something he sees as the future ... [Read More]
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler talk fashion in Golden Globes promo (Video)
The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards are not until Jan 11, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early for hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to hype the event. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the lovely folks in charge of the popularity contest awards show hired the Baby Mama stars to host... [Read More]
First Look: Billy Crystal, Josh Gad in The Comedians on FX (Videos)
FX has five reasons to get you excited for their new comedy series The Comedians starring Billy Crystal and Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad. They’re not reasons you can express in words but rather visual stimulants. FX Networks released several teaser trailers for the new series which marks Cr... [Read More]
Seth Rogen’s Jewish-Canadian-American Thanksgiving for Funny Or Die (Video)
Seth Rogen isn’t just a hilarious thespian who loves marijuana almost as much as he loves James Franco. He’s also a Jewish human being from Canada! What? It’s true, you guys. If you don’t believe us, you should watch this brand new animation from Funny Or Die, wherein Rogen e... [Read More]
Watch Sarah Silverman teach 8-year-olds about comedy
Sarah Silverman can teach the world a lot about comedy. But can she teach the world’s children about comedy? After watching the latest episode of Kevin Nealon’s AOL Web show Laugh Lessons, we here at Laughspin submit the following answer: Yes! In the episode, we find Silverman getting up... [Read More]
Larry Wilmore’s Comedy Central show gets new name, premiere date + more details!
Larry Wilmore, known as the Senior Black Correspondent for the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will officially start his post as host of his own Comedy Central show on Thursday, Jan. 19. And that’s not the only news since we reported on Wilmore’s upcoming show. It turns out that due to some... [Read More]
Janice Dickinson accuses Billy Cosby of rape, Netflix pulls ‘Bill Cosby 77′ (Video)
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1982. Dickinson, talking to Entertainment Tonight, explained that she was on a modeling shoot in Bali, Indonesia when Cosby gave her call from Lake Tahoe, where he was performing stand-up comedy. Cosby told Dicki... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle’s return to television: Walking Dead, Scandal, CSI? He’ll do it all.
Dave Chappelle wants to play a zombie on AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead. He also wouldn’t mind snagging roles on CSI and Scandal. It’s all part of Chappelle’s goal to return to television. “For one year, I want to do this thing where I guest-star on as many televisio... [Read More]
David Spade reveals Joe Dirt 2 photo, promotes hashtags #imjoedirt and #whatscrappenin
As previously reported, David Spade’s cult classic and oft-re-ran-on-Comedy-Central comedy Joe Dirt will have a sequel. Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, which produced the original, began shooting on Joe Dirt 2: A Beautiful Loser today in Louisiana and comedian David Spade was e... [Read More]