This Week on TV: Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central
This week on TV, gear up for Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central. If this trailer is any indication of what’s to come, we’re in for a treat. These two are unstoppable when it comes to sketch comedy. And their football sketches have been some of the best over the course o... [Read More]
Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival announces 2015 initial lineup: Patton Oswalt, Tim Minchin, Marc Maron, and more
It’s time once again for what is now the fourth annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival April 22-25 in Austin, TX. And we’ve got the initial lineup of headliners and comedians performing for you. They include the likes of Patton Oswalt (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., BoJack Horseman), Tim... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”
“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore sp... [Read More]
Individual tickets for Gilda’s Laughfest 2015 featuring Bo Burnham, Nick Thune, Jim Jeffries, George Lopez, and more are on sale now
Gilda’s Laughfest is back and in a big way in 2015. This year’s festival will take place March 5-15 and is already off to a fantastic start with several shows selling out during early ticket package and purchase opportunities with more shows being added. 2015 sees the return of Bo Burnha... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Shares His "Beyond Bombing" Standup Memory on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright All standups have at least one memory of bombing in front of an audience, but during last night's Late Night, Patton Oswalt shared a "beyond bombing" experience he had in Roanoke, Virginia thanks to a bad stomach flu and one rowdy man in the crowd. Watch more from Oswalt's interview b... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains the Story Behind His Book Jacket Photo
by Megh Wright To promote his new memoir Silver Screen Fiend, last night Patton Oswalt was a guest on The Tonight Show and told Jimmy Fallon the story behind his selfie book jacket photo, in which he says he looks like an "83-year-old meth addict." At least that meth addict knew enough about selfies... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt on His Dream of Becoming a Film Director: "Eventually I Will"
by Megh Wright "Eventually I will. But when I make the leap to become a director, I have got to convince a platoon of people to make the leap with me, so that's really nerve-racking. And I'm in the process of working up to that. And hopefully, someday, someone can play back this interview, if I've m... [Read More]
This Week On TV: Drew Carey Starts His Guest Hosting Duties On Late Late Show
With the holidays behind us, we can now come home from exchanging our gifts we didn’t like or had already broken with some fresh TV content. First impressions can last a lifetime or just happen to be scheduled first thing at the top of the year. Here are the comedy guests that will be set... [Read More]
Laughspin’s 10 Best Comedy Releases of 2014
With 2015 breathing down our necks it’s time to count down the best comedy releases of 2014. It’s something Laughspin has been doing since 2008 and we’re not about to stop—especially since commercially available comedy output has increased exponentially since then. It used to... [Read More]
Best of 2014: Best Comedians on Twitter
Comedians love social media. Right now there are too many networks to mention in a single post but for the sake of comedy, we’re going to focus on one of the most popular for comedians, Twitter. It’s where comedians share show information, try out jokes, and hell, even get themselves int... [Read More]