Patton Oswalt Rips Fan for Video Recording His New Set
News of Patton Oswalt’s confrontation with a fan on January 5 is now permeating throughout the web thanks to a couple of blog posts, one written by a witness, the other by the comedian himself. In an attempt to work out some new material, Oswal... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin lands her own talk show
Bravo loves Kathy Griffin. For nearly 10 years, the comedian has been a constant presence on the cable network, with stand-up specials, a reality show and hosting duties. Now Griffin’s relationship with the network will continue with her latest proje... [Read More]
Kathy Griffin Gets New Talk Show on Bravo
Bravo has announced that comedian and professional loud mouth Kathy Griffin will have her own talk show. The two-time Emmy winner will host Kathy as part of Bravo’s primetime spring schedule. The show will air once weekly and feature Griffin’s take o... [Read More]
Comedian Angelo Bowers Killed by a Drunk Driver
There’s sad news for local comedians in the L.A. area.  Angelo Bowers, a stand-up comic and actor who performed in Los Angeles clubs, was killed in a car accident by a drunk driver on January 3. The driver generated not one but two collisions j... [Read More]
Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers
This coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Improv in Hollywood, Marc Maron, Harland Williams and more will perform at a show to benefit the family of late comedian Angelo Bowers, who died early Tuesday morning after sustaining injuries from a car crash c... [Read More]
Yahoo! and Funny or Die to present mock GOP debate with Horatio Sanz, Rob Delaney, more!
The GOP Presidential Primaries have been filled with entertaining moments (the rise and fall of Cain, Rick Perry’s ‘Oops’ and the fact that Ron Paul still stands a chance). More frequent than embarrassing live moments and odd campai... [Read More]
Tom Papa’s Stand-Up Special to Premier on Comedy Central
January isn’t only for making resolutions that are most likely to fall through before Valentine’s Day. It’s also “Stand-Up Month” on Comedy Central. On January 8 at 10 p.m., the channel of all that is funny kicks off wit... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt, Megan Mullally, more want a Los Angeles comedy festival (Video)
Kickstarter has become a friend to independent musicians, artists, filmmakers, writers and performers everywhere truly making D.I.Y. projects a little easier and allowing for promotion at the same time. Comedian Abbey Londer has decided to take advan... [Read More]
Friend of late comedian Angelo Bowers recounts the last days they spent together
ed note: We reported last night that comedian Angelo Bowers had passed away when he was involved in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. His friend and fellow comedian Josh Adam Meyers was in the same car and remains in critical condition; heR... [Read More]
Comedian blatantly steals Doug Stanhope’s material, fans revolt
If you’re a regular reader of Laughspin, there is no need to extoll on the honesty of writing one’s own comedic material as a comedian and not stealing others. We posted plenty about that in 2011. If you’re not, then know that not o... [Read More]