• Laughspin Podcast, episode 95: Cameron Esposito on Jay Leno, marijuana, dairy farmers, more!

    On the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with comedian, force of nature and admitted ThunderCat, Cameron Esposito. You may have read some of Cameron’s essays here on Laughspin— like this one about the overturn of DOMA or this other one about dealing with hecklers or maybe even this one where she explained her amazing experience on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. That last one is something

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    Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is coming to iTunes…without Jon Stewart. Comedy Central has launched a new podcast The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart, a bi-monthly behind-the-scenes show. Each 20-30 minute episode features Daily Show writers, producers and actors gather around to talk about how the show gets made and fun tidbits about certain segments. Fans of The Daily Show will finally hear the answer to the age-old question,

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    Doug Stanhope’s Podcast joins Bill Burr, Al Madrigal’s All Things Comedy podcast network

    The staunchly independent stand-up comedian Doug Stanhope is bringing his podcast, simply named Doug Stanhope’s Podcast, to the All Things Comedy network. It only goes to show how much Stanhope believes in  the by-comics-for-comics nature of the podcasting network founded by Bill Burr and Al Madrigal. Full disclosure, the Laughspin Podcast is also on the All Things Comedy network, where Stanhope will join Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast, Madrigal’s Minivan Men

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, episode 5: Brian Posehn, Chris D’Elia, Dave Anthony (Audio)

    Laugh Tracks is staying put in the state of California to bring you three more amazing comedians that call it home. To keep things a little organized, we arrange our featured comics by state. Fun! This week we feature comedy tracks from Brian Posehn, Chris D’Elia and Dave Anthony! Each week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, episode 4: Al Madrigal, Moshe Kasher, Arj Barker (Audio)

    This week on Laugh Tracks, we go back to California to listen to some Golden State-bred comedians. Let’s get to it, shall we? MOSHE KASHER – He wrote an incredible book called Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16 and has recently dropped by @Midnight and The Pete Holmes Show and can

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 89: Hannibal Buress interview

    On the latest episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with the mighty Hannibal Buress. The dude has a lot going on, but most importantly, his new one-hour stand-up comedy special Live From Chicago premieres March 29 on Comedy Central. I’ve already watched the entire thing and I promise you will not be disappointment. You can check out some previews here. Or you can move right

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, episode 3: Jackie Kashian, Graham Elwood, Gareth Reynolds

    Each week on Laugh Tracks we showcase a new state and the talented comedians that come from that state. This week we travel to Wisconsin to listen to three tracks from some of today’s best comics. GARETH REYNOLDS – You may know Gareth from his Travel Channel show Mancations with long time friend and comedian, Evan Mann or from his successful podcast The Naughty Show on both AllThingsComedy.com and Playboy

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    Patton Oswalt, Emo Philips to headline 2nd annual Limestone Comedy Festival

    The Limestone Comedy Festival is ready to celebrate its second year as a five-venue stand-up and podcast weekend in downtown Bloomington, IN. The line-up features national headliners like Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo and Emo Philips. Rising stars Ben Moore (The Bob & Tom Show), Cristela Alonzo (the Late Late Show), Erin Foley (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Carmen Lynch (Late Show), Ryan Singer (WTF with Marc Maron), and Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: Listen to Kevin Pollak, Chelsea Peretti, Doug Benson, Jason Gillearn (Podcast)

    This week on Laugh Tracks we travel to the Golden State for our first group of comedians from California. Cali has an overabundance of talented comics so for this episode we have a total of four great clips. KEVIN POLLAK – The multi-talented comic, actor, and webcast host, has been busy since the Reagan administration. He’s been releasing his Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show on a weekly basis with a cavalcade

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

    Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The first episode of Laugh Tracks focuses in on the great state of Arizona. It’s the home of The Grand Canyon, The Hoover Dam and some truly

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

    In a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I pay homage to Harold Ramis, who died at the age 69. The legendary comedy writer, director and actor gave us classic flicks like Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Stripes, Meatballs and the list goes on. He’ll truly be missed. On a lighter note, we also talk about Jimmy Fallon’s first week hosting The Tonight Show, the comedians heading down

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

    Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you guys. Lauren did an outstanding job helping me host, Sara opened up, Natasha was her usual evil/charming self and Brett —

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    Keith and the Girl release The Ultimate Podcasting Guide (Review)

    Podcasts are the blogs of 2014. Everyone and their mother’s hairdresser seem to have one and advertisers are scrambling to get their products a personalized plug by both big name stars and up-and-coming shows. The only thing that seems to stop most people from starting their own podcast is the question, “How?” Well there’s a new e-book out by veteran podcasters Keith Malley and Chemda (just “Chemda,” don’t question it)

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 84: Live with guests Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill

    We change things up on a new episode of the Laughspin Podcast. For the first time, we’re live and in front of an audience. This special episode was produced for the NY Podfest and was recorded on Sunday, Jan. 25 at Fontana’s in New York. Our guests were comedians Colin Quinn, W. Kamau Bell and Dave Hill. Before taking questions from the audience, we had some great discussions about the

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 83: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2013

    This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I count down the 10 best comedy albums of 2013— and we give you a small taste of each. I don’t want to tease the episode any more than that, because where would the fun be in that? Check it out and pass it on! Each week on the Laughspin Podcast, Dylan Gadino and Mike Gogel bring you comedy news, the most

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