Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection
Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran shorter than... [Read More]
 
Kenny vs Spenny: Catching up with the groundbreaking Canadian comedy duo (Interview)
Everyone has a show that changes their life, for some it may be Saturday Night Live or The Carol Burnett Show, but for me that show was Kenny Vs. Spenny. While the show had a brief run in America on Comedy Central, in part because they were never given a permanent time slot and were subsequently bur... [Read More]
 
Monroe Martin, Nina Agdal, Samantha Hoopes, more join Guy Code on MTV2 (EXCLUSIVE)
When Guy Code returns to MTV2 for its fifth season on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 11:30 pm ET, fan favorites Andrew Schulz, Charlamagne tha God & Lil Duval as well as Chris Distefano, Damien Lemon, Jordan Carlos and Jon Gabrus will be there welcoming eager viewers with open arms. But there’s als... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby lectures reporter, expects black media to have ‘neutral mind’ about rape allegations
Though Bill Cosby has been told not to talk to the press about the staggering number of sexual assault allegations against him, the veteran comedian had no problem being manipulative to a New York Post reporter. Reached at his home by Stacy Brown, Cosby, whom Brown described as “upbeat” ... [Read More]
 
Comedian Gus Lynch’s death devastates Minneapolis comedy community
Real comedy nerds know Minneapolis has, for the past five years or so, become one of the most vital burgeoning comedy cities in the country. Along with a few other cities like Denver, Austin and Portland, Minneapolis has proven you don’t necessarily need to move to Los Angeles or New York in o... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson signed ‘Top Five’ posters, Laughspin giving some away!
Unless you’ve just awakened from a coma – and if so, congrats! – you undoubtedly know Chris Rock’s newest movie Top Five hits theaters today! Centered on Rock’s character, a comedian who’s now trying to make it as a serious actor in Hollywood, the colossal comedy ... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby next to Taylor Swift on South Park’s holiday special. Watch the teaser now!
Never afraid to push boundaries or address the most divisive issues of our time, South Park’s season finale on Wednesday, titled “The Washington Redskins Go F*ck Yourself Holiday Special,” will feature Bill Cosby, wine in hand, sitting next to Taylor Swift. The wine, of course, is ... [Read More]
 
Win The Simpsons complete 17th season + watch an exclusive preview clip!
In honor of the release of The Simpsons complete 17th season on Blu-ray and DVD, we’re please to gift Laughspin readers with a pair of goodies. First, an exclusive clip from season 17 below, wherein Marge and Homer explore the intricacies of marriage counseling. And second, we’re giving ... [Read More]
 
The Lonely Island’s ‘Party Over Here’ big deal for comedy, Neal Brennan, Danny Pudi join forces
The Lonely Island are making music and making movies and now they’re making TV shows. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island signed a multi-year development deal at Fox back in January to create comedies and the hilarious trio have now announced their first slate o... [Read More]
 
Nick Vatterott’s no-label Laughspin Interview
I met up with Nick Vatterott in the new “alt mecca” that is Williamsburg, Brooklyn where we arrived wearing the exact same London Fog overcoat (“Take that, Nick Turner!”). He hands me the new promo item for his debut album, For Amusement Only, something he sees as the future ... [Read More]