Ghostbusters Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones Proton Pack ready
Paul Feig announced on Tuesday the cast of the new Ghostbusters reboot. Bridesmaids alums Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will suit up with Saturday Night Live cast members Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones to catch some ghosts in 2016. Deadline reports that the contracts are still in negotiations fo... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store now available!
Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up special Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store is available on his website for the now-customary $5. Earlier this week, FX secured the television broadcast rights to the special. He sent an email notifying his fans on Tuesday the day after canceling his record-se... [Read More]
 
Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)
The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks. There ... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things
The Louis C.K. train does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. FX CEO John Landgraf announced on Sunday that FX bought the television rights to the comedian’s new stand-up special Louis C.K. Live From the Comedy Store. However, in perfect Louis C.K. style, the special will first be ava... [Read More]
 
VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz
Since I started covering comedy in 2005 – when Laughspin was called Punchline Magazine – the world of comedy has exponentially grown in popularity. Back then there was a handful of comedy festivals in the United States; now, there’s well over 50. More comedians are headlining theat... [Read More]
 
Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100
There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late night network t... [Read More]
 
Ari Shaffir’s ‘Paid Regular’ hits Comedy Central tonight so we interviewed him
Ari Shaffir seems to be Comedy Central’s new “it” guy. This Friday night his new one-hour stand-up special Paid Regular debuts on Comedy Central at midnight EST. Shaffir’s web series This Is Not Happening has been promoted from the Internet to basic cable and the storytelling... [Read More]
 
Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)
In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us n... [Read More]
 
Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)
In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us n... [Read More]
 
Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars
After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after n... [Read More]