Adam Pally to Star in the Indie Comedy 'Bad Boys Crazy Girls'
by Bradford Evans Happy Endings and Mindy Project star Adam Pally is set to play the lead role in a movie. He's set to star in an indie comedy called Bad Boys Crazy Girls, about a pair of friends who are unlucky in love, THR reports. Directed by Don Argott and Sheena Joyce (The Art of the Steal) and... [Read More]
 
Here's Bonnaroo's 2014 Comedy Lineup
by Bradford Evans The Bonnaroo Music Festival announced its 2014 comedy lineup today. Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious, Taran Killam, Hannibal Buress, Neal Brennan, TJ Miller, Rory Scovel, Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments, Sasheer Zamata, Seth Herzog, Emily Heller, and Brad Williams ... [Read More]
 
Seth Rogen snubs Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Zac Efron doesn’t help (Video)
Seth Rogen puts his foot in his mouth in an ESPN commercial promoting his upcoming movie Neighbors with Zac Efron. The two co-stars walk into the gym to find Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers working out. Rogen embarrassingly recognizes him as “the State Farm guy” instead of as... [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]
 
It is hardly Mr. Seinfeld’s fault that he’s less of a common man than he was before…
“It is hardly Mr. Seinfeld’s fault that he’s less of a common man than he was before. What is telling is that his uncommonness is not marshaled on the show to help comedy’s commoners. Mr. Seinfeld, more than most, could use his show to give a platform to comics needing discov... [Read More]
 
Maya Rudolph’s variety show special, ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ gets premiere date
NBC has been developing a new variety show for Maya Rudolph ever since her sitcom Up All Night crashed and burned a few years back. Now the network has announced that the The Maya Rudolph Show, a variety special will premiere on Monday, May 19th at 10pm. Rudolph will host an hour and be joined [&hel... [Read More]
 
A Look at the Unlikely Career Path of 'Late Night' Writer Bryan Donaldson
by Megh Wright Bryan Donaldson — or as he's known on Twitter, @TheNardvark — is profiled on Vulture today, and it's worth a read if you like stories of unlikely comedy world hires. After working as an IT guy in Illinois for 20 years, Donaldson rose the Twitter ranks until he landed a wri... [Read More]
 
Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and John C. Reilly to Re-Team for 'Border Guards'
by Megh Wright After their successful collaborations on Step Brothers and Talladega Nights, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are currently in talks to star in Border Guards, Deadline reports. The film will be written by In the Loop's Jesse Armstrong and follows Ferrell and Reilly as "two hapless but ... [Read More]
 
Hilary Duff headed back to TV via new TV Land sitcom
Thanks to TV Land’s upcoming show Younger, we will all get to see Lizzy McGuire, I mean Hilary Duff again. As I just mentioned, you may remember Duff from her past role on Disney as Lizzy McGuire. Then she tried a singing career, which seemed to fizzle out. Since then she’s done a string... [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]