Chelsea Clinton’s pregnancy perfect excuse to watch her Daily Show with Jon Stewart appearance (Video)
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, announced she’s pregnant, revealing that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child later this year. Clinton made the announcement during an event today for the “No Ceilings: The Full Participation&rdq... [Read More]
 
Spike TV to Air a Tribute to Don Rickles, Featuring Letterman, Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, and More
by Bradford Evans Spike TV announced today that they're making a big star-studded tribute special to Don Rickles that will air on the cable network next month. Called One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles, the 90-minute special will be shot at NYC's Apollo Theater on May 6th and ... [Read More]
 
Spike TV presents “One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles”
This just in! Spike TV has gathered an all-star collection of comedians to pay tribute to the guy who insulted them all, and did so with love, 87-year-old Don Rickles. One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles will feature David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro,... [Read More]
 
White House Press Secretary Says Jon Stewart Was Obama's Toughest Interview in 2012
by Bradford Evans Barack Obama's press secretary Jay Carney told students at Georgetown that Jon Stewart was actually the president's "most substantive, challenging interview" in 2012, instead of, you know, any interviews with real journalists. Here's what Carney said (via The Wrap): I remember we h... [Read More]
 
Meet Me In New York: Christian Finnegan
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
 
Where are they now? Where will they be someday? New York City improvisers captured in The Mug Shot Journals
Keith Huang studied improvisation at The People's Improv Theater and trained at New York City's other two primary theatrical homes for improv comedy in the 21st century: The UCB and The Magnet. Huang later became an instructor at The PIT, house team performer there, and since 2012, served as The PIT... [Read More]
 
Bonnaroo announces comedy: Hannibal Buress, Craig Robinson, Sasheer Zamata and more!
While we’re moderately excited about Elton John, Jack White, Kanye, West and the 12,000 other music acts scheduled to hit the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, we here at Laughspin are supremely excited for the stellar comedy offerings, which were just announced. In its 11th year, Bonnaroo has... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart on John Oliver: "My preference would have been that I have him forever."
by Megh Wright "Obviously, look, my preference would have been that I have him forever. But I also know that's not how it works here. We get these really talented people for a certain time until other people recognize that and go, 'Hey, why don't I pay him more and let him do it over here?'" - Jon S... [Read More]
 
Artie Lange hospitalized after going into diabetic shock
Artie Lange is a comedian whose had his share of health issues the last few years. However, since he mounted a return to radio with then co-host Nick DiPaolo, Lange appeared to have turned a corner. Today, he was reminded that there’s still some work to be done as he was hospitalized for going... [Read More]
 
Artie Lange hospitalized after suffering diabetic shock (Photos)
Artie Lange has been killing it recently, but it seems the veteran comedian has suffered a setback, as he’s been hospitalized. “In the hospital outside of Detroit after going into diabetic shock. Trying to get better. Sorry for missing gigs,” Lange tweeted earlier today, adding the... [Read More]