The Laughspin interview with Eddie Pepitone
You might have have heard him singing his own name on Last Comic Standing a few seasons ago, you might have seen him yell at Conan O’Brien, or you might have seen him in the hit web series Puddin’ but, in any case, everyone, comedy fan or... [Read More]
Al Madrigal Juggles "The Daily Show," Self-Censorship and Family Life | AmericasComedy.Com
As our desk calendar grows leaner than the North Koreans who didn’t cry at Kim Jong Il’s funeral, a lot of us are looking back at 2011 with a sense of attainment. Throw Al Madrigal into that pile. When most of us go back to work next week, he’ll be on his way to New York City to dive deeper into his role as “Senior Latino Correspondent” on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. http://www.americascomedy.com/al-madrigal-juggles-the-daily-show-self-censorship-and-family-life/ [Read More]
Al Madrigal Juggles “The Daily Show,” Self-Censorship and Family Life
As our desk calendar grows leaner than the North Koreans who didn’t cry at Kim Jong Il’s funeral, a lot of us are looking back at 2011 with a sense of attainment.  Throw Al Madrigal into that pile.  When most of us go back to work next week, he’ll be... [Read More]
The Laughspin interview with Felipe Esparza
You likely know Felipe Esparza as the dude who won it all in August, 2010 on what was likely the last season of Last Comic Standing ever. He was in great company, as the final five comedians were Tommy Johnagin, Roy Wood Jr., Myq Kaplan and the late ... [Read More]
Wendy Liebman is Taller on TV and Just as Funny
It’s takes a lot of guts to simply get on stage.  It’s another thing entirely to be funny.  When you develop a comedic style that’s often imitated, then you’re really on to something. Enter Wendy Liebman. If you don’t know her name, you definitely kn... [Read More]
Rich Vos Fills the Void
“This is Richard Ira Vos.” Those are the first, slow, deliberate words from a man wrapping up a breakneck week.  When we got a chance to talk, the 54-year-old stand-up comic/iTunes chart topper/writer/Opie and Anthony regular/Woodstock 99 host had ju... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Talks “Young Adult,” Acting Career with Weekend Edition
In a recent interview Patton Oswalt talked about his role as Matt Freehauf in the new movie Young Adult co-starring Charlize Theron and written by Diabolo Cody. One of the things Oswalt liked about his character in the movie was that despite being fr... [Read More]
Louis CK opens up about the process in wide range of interviews, revelations
So rarely do you find out as much about a comedian's process as we are this week with the release of Louis CK's new stand-up special. Certainly, Louis CK is doing a lot of press to help promote it to the widest possible audience. But he's also openin... [Read More]
Talking to Myq Kaplan About Standup, NY vs. LA, and Last Comic Standing
If there’s a stand-up comedy competition happening, and Myq Kaplan is involved, just go ahead and bet the farm on him. He’s like the Secretariat of these things, with wins at New York’s Funniest Stand-up Competition, the New York Comedy Contest and Caroline’s March Comedy Madness, and shows at Last ... [Read More]
BRYAN BRUNER INTERVIEW
Las Vegas doesn’t immediately jump to mind when people think of comedy hotbeds. For Bryan Bruner, though, that’s where he got his first gigs and where he jumped the first hurdle of stealing people’s attention from the slot machines... [Read More]