Bill Hicks almost toured with Tool according to Marc Maron’s interview with Maynard James Keenan
While Marc Maron usually interviews fellow comedians or writers on his WTF podcast, he’ll also interview musicians, with Thom Yorke, Nick Cave, and Iggy Pop among those he’s had by his garage. His current podcast features Tool/Puscifer/A Perfect Circle frontman Maynard James Keenan. The ... [Read More]
Tenacious D, Chris Elliott, Maria Bamford, and Tons More Are Doing 'Everything Is Festival' Next Week
by Bradford Evans Everything Is Terrible is having their fourth annual "Everything Is Festival" starting next week, and they have one heck of a lineup for it. This year's highlights include Tenacious D closing out the event with a preview of their Festival Supreme, Chris Elliott screening rare and u... [Read More]
Comedy lineup For Fun Fun Fun Fest revealed
We already know that this years Fun Fun Fun Fest, which will take place from November 8-10 in Austin, TX has a killer music lineup. Big names in music such as Snoop Dogg/Lion, MGMT, and M.I.A. are joined by some killer metal bands such as Slayer and Gojira. Those are some pretty high standards to [&... [Read More]
Tenacious D announces lineup for inaugural Festival Supreme
Mark Oct. 19, 2013, on your calendars for the first-ever Festival Supreme, a full-day of comedy and music put on by Tenacious D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass on the Santa Monica Pier. “We’ve been trying to put this thing together for years. ... [Read More]
Tenacious D to launch ‘Festival Supreme’ comedy and music festival this fall
Comedy music legends Tenacious D have announced that they will be presenting a brand new comedy and music festival called Festival Supreme. The D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass have brought together 25 of the best comedians around today to take part in a first of its kind show, that will take plac... [Read More]
The Tenacious D-curated music/comedy festival looks pretty badass
Though Kyle Gass and Jack Black have done some legacy-sullying since the clog-fueled heights of the original Tenacious D run—a years-too-late, kinda-dumb movie; Gulliver's Travels, etc.—they have put together a pretty monumental looking festival that will take place in Santa Monica on October 19. We... [Read More]
SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!
AUSTIN — Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by t... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll
Although the main ceremony for the 55th annual Grammy Awards hasn’t begun yet, we can tell you that Jimmy Fallon has snagged the award for Best Comedy Album for his work on Blow Your Pants Off, a set of funny songs featuring the likes of Eddie ... [Read More]
The Grammys Need Comedy: “Rize Of The Fenix” by Tenacious D
The 55th Grammy Awards take place February 10th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and allegedly the comedy segment will not be televised. What bullshit! The six badass comedians who are nominated for the Best Comedy Album include Jimmy Fallon, Margaret Cho, Lewis Black, Kathy Griffin, Jim Gaffiga... [Read More]