• Stephen Colbert slams Donald Trump’s reaction to Khashoggi murder (Video)

    Stephen Colbert addressed the alleged murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the top of the Late Show last night and, to be expected, lambasted President Donald Trump and his uncharacteristic, ‘meh reaction. After all, this is a man who’s gone on Twitter tirades against everyone from Beyonce to Bette Midler to Mac Miller. You’d think our president could’ve mustered up some vitriol for the horrifying killing of Khashoggi

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    Alec Baldwin: Donald Trump must be overthrown (Video)

    Alec Baldwin demanded we overthrow Donald Trump and the government he’s installed. Although the actor and ongoing Saturday Night Live Donald Trump stand-in was impassioned throughout a speech he delivered Sunday night at a Democratic fundraiser in New Hampshire, Baldwin – who owns a history of hot-headed behavior – made it clear the this dismantling should be done by peaceful means. “It is time to overthrow the government of Donald

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    Why Lena Dunham thinks Daniel Tosh is a misogynist

    On a recent appearance on Andy Cohen’s gossipy blabfest Watch What Happens Live, wherein the Bravo king instructed her to “name one celebrity in Hollywood who you think is the biggest misogynist,” Dunham selected the Tosh.0 comedian. After performing what could be described as a moist inhalation of thoughtful contempt and measured dread, Dunham answered. “This is a roughie because there’s so many.” After a brief laugh, the celebrated actress,

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    Laughspin is back for all your comedy needs

    Its been a little while – 1,160 days, at the time of this writing, in fact – since I wrote a post titled “What’s Happening with Laughspin?” It served as a note to Laughspin’s dedicated readership about the possible end of a decade-old passion project. I call it a passion project not to minimize its former influence or the impact it had on the world of comedy but to better

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    Exclusive: Listen to two tracks from Mike Brody album Sell Me A Bridge, out Oct. 27

    When NBA star forward Kevin Love left the Timberwolves to join LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, stand-up comedian Mike Brody – like most sports fans in Minnesota – was all sorts of bummed. But Brody turned his pain into comedy and his comedy into nearly three million views on YouTube with “Kevin Love Jersey Burning – Minnesota Nice Style,” a video poking fun at those who think defiling store-bought

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    EXCLUSIVE preview: Jim Gaffigan takes over Pandora Comedy in honor of Cinco

    With the release of his latest album Cinco, Jim Gaffigan continues to spread his everyman comedy to the world. So, it’s no surprise he’s set to to begin a national tour — dubbed the Noble Ape Tour — that begins July 14 in Hershey, PA and continues through December. Before he hits the road, however, he’s got a job to do. In honor of Cinco and Father’s Day — you probably know

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    Kevin Hart audiobook from Audible — I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons out now! (Exclusive Video)

    If you’re even a casual follower of Kevin Hart’s comedy and, especially, his social media feeds, you already know the mega-comic is a bit of an inspiration junky. That is, he loves being inspired and inspiring others. Sometimes he inspires us by being shirtless– because he’s built like a goddamn NFL running back. Sometimes he inspires us by posting a photo of him standing next to a private plane or

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    Howie Mandel, Lena Dunham, Emma Stone and more share videos for #MyYoungerSelf campaign supporting mental health awareness

    For more than a decade now, Howie Mandel has been an open book about struggling with mental health issues, namely Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which, in his case, shows itself through an irrational fear of germs. But the comedian wasn’t always so forthcoming about his conditions. “There was always a stigma attached to mental health issues,” Mandel, who wasn’t diagnosed until he was an adult, once

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    EXCLUSIVE FULL ALBUM PREMIERE: Scout Durwood – ‘Take One Thing Off’

    “I came up as a performer in queer nightlife, so a lot of what other pop songs were about didn’t resonate with me,” comedian, actress and singer Scout Durwood says about “Go Go,” one of the 19 tracks that make up her debut musical comedy album Take One Thing Off. After one listen of the entire album, however, one can argue the dearth of popular music easily embraced by the

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    Bill Burr on Hillary Clinton: She blew it! (Video)

    Bill Burr visits Conan O’Brien tonight to chat about, among other things, the inauguration and first week of a Donald Trump presidency. We have a preview clip of his appearance that will air 11 pm EST tonight. “It’s been unsettling so far,” Burr says of Trump’s series of executive orders, including his most recent ban on Muslims entering the United States, which has sparked huge protests across the country. I

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    WATCH Kathleen Madigan – Bothering Jesus clips!

    Kathleen Madigan has, over the last decade or so, become one of the most consistently skilled comedians in the world—thanks, in no small part, to her ability to touch on everything from the mundane to weightier life issues (religion, politics) without drastically dividing her audience. It’s a nearly impossible balance that few comedians can achieve. Madigan does it with ease. It’s why she’s been able to make nearly 20 stand-up

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    Donald Trump freaks out about Alec Baldwin, Kellyanne Conway doesn’t think that’s a problem

    It’s comforting to know that president-elect Donald Trump is such a huge fan of comedy that, despite his busy schedule of meeting with some of the country’s worst possible candidates for his cabinet positions, he’s still making time to watch Saturday Night Live. How would we know such a seemingly mundane, unimportant detail about the man who will become the most powerful world leader this January? Well, it’s because part

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    Jon Stewart take on Trump supporters is kind. Too kind. (Opinion)

    Before I get into this let me just say that I understand this is a site that covers the world of comedy and that the following words may seem “off brand” for Laughspin. But take a few glances at your Twitter feed, populated with your favorite comedians, and shows like Last Week Tonight, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee — even Stephen Colbert who’s no longer exactly

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    Mitch Hedberg – The Complete Vinyl Collection is a thing all comedy fans should have

    As is the case for any quality box set these days, it’s not so much about the origin material. After all, box sets don’t exist so that an artist’s biggest fans can have access to a slickly-packaged sentimental bundle of garbage bits. Inherent in the entire concept of such a release is greatness, right? Right! Well then the reasons Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection exists are pretty damn obvious.

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    John Oliver’s epic Donald Trump analysis is perfect (Video)

    The current season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver ended in spectacular fashion on the back of a spectacularly terrible year. And that is why Oliver literally sets the year on fire in a way that would make John McClane proud. But before the HBO show signed off until the New Year Sunday, Oliver and his always-brilliant writing staff dragged us through the deepest, oozing wound of 2016— the

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