Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground premieres Friday, pre-order available (Videos)
Robert Kelly is set for a stellar 2015. In a few months, the veteran comedian will be seen in Denis Leary’s newest FX dramedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll where he plays Bam Bam, the drummer of fictional band The Heathens (fronted by Leary, himself). But before that, in fact this Friday, Ja... [Read More]
Mr. Show returns? (Photo)
A devilishly-teasing photo from Paul F. Tompkins suggests that a big comedy project is on the horizon from his old Mr. Show gang. On New Year’s Eve, comedian Paul F. Tompkins tweeted a picture of him with David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn and Jay Johnston huddled around a table where wri... [Read More]
Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014
With 2015 breathing down our necks it’s time to count down the best comedy releases of 2014. It’s something Laughspin has been doing since 2008 and we’re not about to stop—especially since commercially available comedy output has increased exponentially since then. It used to... [Read More]
‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend
Amidst the growing clusterfuck that has been the infamous Sony Hack and cancellation of the theatrical debut of the James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy The Interview, a silver lining of hope for Freedom of Speech has emerged. New York City’s Treehouse Theater will host a live-reading of the movie&r... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection
Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran shorter than... [Read More]
Kenny vs Spenny: Catching up with the groundbreaking Canadian comedy duo (Interview)
Everyone has a show that changes their life, for some it may be Saturday Night Live or The Carol Burnett Show, but for me that show was Kenny Vs. Spenny. While the show had a brief run in America on Comedy Central, in part because they were never given a permanent time slot and were subsequently bur... [Read More]
Monroe Martin, Nina Agdal, Samantha Hoopes, more join Guy Code on MTV2 (EXCLUSIVE)
When Guy Code returns to MTV2 for its fifth season on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 11:30 pm ET, fan favorites Andrew Schulz, Charlamagne tha God & Lil Duval as well as Chris Distefano, Damien Lemon, Jordan Carlos and Jon Gabrus will be there welcoming eager viewers with open arms. But there’s als... [Read More]
Bill Cosby lectures reporter, expects black media to have ‘neutral mind’ about rape allegations
Though Bill Cosby has been told not to talk to the press about the staggering number of sexual assault allegations against him, the veteran comedian had no problem being manipulative to a New York Post reporter. Reached at his home by Stacy Brown, Cosby, whom Brown described as “upbeat” ... [Read More]
Comedian Gus Lynch’s death devastates Minneapolis comedy community
Real comedy nerds know Minneapolis has, for the past five years or so, become one of the most vital burgeoning comedy cities in the country. Along with a few other cities like Denver, Austin and Portland, Minneapolis has proven you don’t necessarily need to move to Los Angeles or New York in o... [Read More]
Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson signed ‘Top Five’ posters, Laughspin giving some away!
Unless you’ve just awakened from a coma – and if so, congrats! – you undoubtedly know Chris Rock’s newest movie Top Five hits theaters today! Centered on Rock’s character, a comedian who’s now trying to make it as a serious actor in Hollywood, the colossal comedy ... [Read More]