George Carlin finally got his way: Dispatches from a day of tributes to a comedy icon
On Wednesday, after years of hard work, George Carlin finally got his way. On the 400 block of 121st street, Morningside Heights, in New York City in front of a crowd of about a 200 people, the sign reading “George Carlin Way” was unveiled. It took three years of work by comedian Kevin B... [Read More]
 
Get a Job! The Laugh Button is hiring, apply now!
Hey you! Want to come work with us? We think you’ll be awesome. Right now we’re looking for an awesome comedy fan, writer, marketer, social guru, self starter that can help us expand our growing empire of comedy. We’re looking for someone great who would not only write for The Laug... [Read More]
 
George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)
George Carlin way became a reality in New York City yesterday, thanks to the work of comedian Kevin Bartini, his team and thousands of supporters. Laughspin was lucky enough to be at the ceremony where hundreds of fans, friends and comedians gathered to pay tribute to the iconic comedian who died in... [Read More]
 
George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)
It’s been three years in the making, but George Carlin Way is officially a reality. Earlier this afternoon a few hundred comedy fans and comedians damned to hell the wet, cold and incredibly windy day to gather at the corner of Morningside Drive and 121st Street in Harlem to not just see the l... [Read More]
 
Five 'SNL' Cast Members Who Were Also 'Daily Show' Correspondents
by Megh Wright In its 40 years of scouting talent from The Groundlings, Second City, and standup clubs, SNL has never felt any competition in the major leagues of comedy star-making. When The Daily Show debuted on Comedy Central in 1996, however, Lorne Michaels and company finally met their match, w... [Read More]
 
Best White Trash Celebrities – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 109
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]
 
Kevin Hart Helps Bus Driver Ganesha Bradley-Douglas Get Job Back After National Car Rental Suspended Her For Taking Selfie With Him (VIDEO)
When National Car Rental bus driver Genesha Bradley-Douglas saw the opportunity to take a selfie with Kevin Hart, she knew she could not turn it down. Sadly, this led to Bradley-Douglas getting suspended from her job. But Hart, ever the gentleman, posted a video online defending the driver that led ... [Read More]
 
Review: Artie Lange, “The Stench of Failure,” on Comedy Central
Artie Lange has been through a lot the past four years; heck the past fourteen years; hell, make it 40. He says as much at the end of his new stand-up special, which premieres at midnight tonight on Comedy Central: "Thank you for not forgetting me, guys. I've been through some hell." Lange easily co... [Read More]
 
The Birthday Boys pick their favorite sketches from IFC, the UCB and online
The Birthday Boys arrived at IFC last year as a fully-fledged sketch group and TV show with the stamp of approval from Bob Odenkirk, who also made himself the group's honorary eighth member. For season two, which premieres tonight, The Birthday Boys have recruited several other comedy stars who were... [Read More]
 
Get to know Freestyle Love Supreme before they premiere their new Pivot TV series
Freestyle Love Supreme has been racking up individual accolades over the past several years, from Tony and Grammy Awards (In The Heights) to reviving The Electric Company for PBS, to an Emmy (collaborating with Will.I.Am) and multiple other nominations for their stage and screen work. But tonight, y... [Read More]