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Jim Gaffigan receives most adorable stage intro ever (Video)

Jim Gaffigan receives most adorable stage intro ever (Video)

By | December 31, 2013 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Comedian Jim Gaffigan knows how to write the most adorable introduction for himself of all time. On Sunday night at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, WI, he was brought on stage by his five (yes, five) children and co-writing wife Jeannie. Eldest offspring Marre and Jack Gaffigan start with a cute set of show announcements followed by a song to teach the audience how to more...


Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

By | December 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan's recently reworked pilot now has recast its female lead. Ashley Williams will co-star as Gaffigan's wife Jeannie, a super-wife and super-mom, possessing an ample amount of energy, patience and good humor. CBS ordered the single-camera comedy pilot last season, but ended up passing on it. Mira Sorvino played Jeannie in the previous pilot. Williams has more...


Allow Jim Gaffigan to teach you how to be a boss (Video)

Allow Jim Gaffigan to teach you how to be a boss (Video)

By | October 4, 2013 at 5:45 pm | No comments

In GQ's lateset installment of How To Be A Man, hosted by Jason Nash, comedian Jim Gaffigan welcomes viewers to his two bedroom walk-up apartment in Manhattan he shares with his wife and five children. It's there we learn from the Pale One, himself, how to become a boss in all facets of life. Pay close attention. And be sure to check out past episodes with Andy Richter, more...


Jim Gaffigan, Kristen Schaal, more announced for 6th annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

Jim Gaffigan, Kristen Schaal, more announced for 6th annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

By | August 19, 2013 at 5:05 pm | No comments

Guess what folks? Your favorite wittily named Brooklyn based comedy festival is back. The 6th Annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival announced its seven-show lineup, and it's safe to say that you'll want to get your tickets now. Running from Sept. 26-29, the fest includes shows with Kristen Schaal, Jim Gaffigan, Ira Glass, Wyatt Cenac, Jon Benjamin, Neil deGrasse Tyson, more...


Laughspin Podcast, episode 68: Donald Glover, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Gaffigan

Laughspin Podcast, episode 68: Donald Glover, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Gaffigan

By | August 9, 2013 at 11:30 am | No comments

On a brand-spanking-new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I get peeved (that's right, PEEVED!) about a YouTube "star" who blatantly stole jokes and ideas from the late Patrice O'Neal. Also, we listen to a new track from Joe DeRosa's new album You Will Die, which comes out Sept. 3. And if that's not enough we deliver news on Rashida Jones, Jim Gaffigan, Donald more...


Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

By | August 6, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

The television gods are working in our favor. CBS is resurrecting Jim Gaffigan's series, which they passed over this past pilot season. Now, according to reports, the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-2015 season. The semi-autobiographical single camera comedy will focus on Gaffigan raising his five kids with his wife in New York. It is unclear if any of the more...


Jim Gaffigan will write a second book, signs seven figure deal (Exclusive)

Jim Gaffigan will write a second book, signs seven figure deal (Exclusive)

By | June 25, 2013 at 9:21 pm | No comments

Because of the wild success of his book Dad is Fat, comedian Jim Gaffigan has just signed a seven-figure deal to write his second, Laughspin can exclusively report. The new collection of essays -- as yet untitled -- will hit stores and online retailers next year and will be published by Crown Archetype, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group at Random House. It will be more...


Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | One comment

Tomorrow is Father's Day, so whether he was your greatest idol growing up or a complete dead beat, you are obligated to acknowledge his existence. And if you're a dad, milk it for all it's worth. It's the one day each year when your kids have to think of your positive qualities long enough to pick out a hallmark card and scribble their names on it. In honor of Father's more...


Jim Gaffigan’s five kids want you to buy Dad is Fat, so they can eat (Video)

Jim Gaffigan’s five kids want you to buy Dad is Fat, so they can eat (Video)

By | June 10, 2013 at 7:37 pm | No comments

While his book Dad is Fat is already a New York Times bestseller, Jim Gaffigan knows his work is just beginning. And that work entails him making his five kids hawk Daddy’s book— unless, of course, they don’t want to eat. Check out the video below, which finds Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie’s adorable offspring dealing with downright Dickensian conditions all while more...