The worst time Taran Killam ever bombed was his first and last night of stand-up
On the latest behind-the-scenes feature of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Saturday Night Live’s featured player Taran Killam recalls the worst time he ever bombed doing stand-up comedy. He also noted that it was the first and last time he’s ever done stand-up. Well Taran, you’re doin... [Read More]
Recess with The Laugh Button: Connor Ratliff and Shannon O’Neill
It’s Thursday and that means another episode of Recess with The Laugh Button. Today’s guests are Connor Ratliff and Shannon O’Neill. A pair of great improv players from NY’s UCB Theatre. We talked about everything from Connor’s attempt at a 2014 Winter Olympic bid and t... [Read More]
Recess with The Laugh Button: Eugene Mirman
Recess with The Laugh Button rolls on from Recess Arcade Bar in Austin, TX. This time around, we caught up with the one and only Eugene Mirman to talk about life, comedy, Star Talk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson and his latest stand-up special, An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory.Recess ... [Read More]
Vice profiles “The Man Behind @DadBoner,” comedian Mike Burns
You may not know that you're already following the career of comedian Mike Burns, unless you already know that Burns also types out observations on life as Michigan resident Karl Welzein, aka @DadBoner. His online alter-ego has amassed more than 133,... [Read More]
Remember that thing George Carlin said about Margaret Thatcher? (Audio)
You’ve probably heard by now that hugely popular, if not divisive, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died today at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, one of a series she endured during the last years of her life. While I̵... [Read More]
Let’s watch Melissa McCarthy SNL promos (video)
Melissa McCarthy hosts Saturday Night Live this weekend, and you know what that means? Promo clips! Let’s see McCarthy and SNL cast member Taran Killam lay down the comedy. Tune in this Saturday night and let’s hope we get ourselves some more instant classic clips that McCarthy helped de... [Read More]
Louis C.K. and David Letterman watched that scene from “Louie” together
I feel every time Louis C.K. is on a talk show it’s worth talking about. Not because everything Louis does is amazing or anything, just because something funny always ends up happening. The other night when Louis dropped by the Ed Sullivan Theatre to talk to David Letterman about his new stand... [Read More]
Joan Rivers: I want to die the way Jessica Simpson lived– fat and happy
A recent visit to the doctor’s office found Joan Rivers more than a little scared about a possible cancer diagnoses. Although a spot found on an X-ray still needed to be examined, emotions ran high upon the comedian’s return to her house,... [Read More]
Laughspin Podcast episode 44: Jimmy Fallon, Christopher Titus, Conan O’Brien
Dylan and Mike deliver great news for fans of Jim Jefferies, W. Kamau Bell, Conan O’Brien and many more and they listen to Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno sing a duet. We also hear clips from Louis C.K. and David Cross, and much more. NOTE: This was ... [Read More]
Watch two previews from Gabriel Iglesias’ new special on Comedy Central
Comedy Central will debut Gabriel Iglesias’ newest comedy special Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy over the course of not one, but two nights, starting this Sunday, April 7 at 9 pm ET. Filmed at the Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu, the second h... [Read More]