• 7 Super Bowl commercial cameos you might have missed

    Super Bowl commercials are a big draw for those who would otherwise binge Game of Thrones during the game. Enlisting an A-List celebrity is one way to create buzz for your product. Several prominent comedians appeared in this year’s Super Bowl commercials adding some humor to the lackluster evening. Didn’t catch them? Laughspin is breaking down which funny people appeared during the most watched ads of the year quicker than you

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    Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

    Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone would develop an app that would automatically re-tweet certain accounts as soon as they post. It would save me a few

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    Women are killing it: ‘Totally Biased’ writers Janine Brito and Aparna Nancherla testify (Video)

    On last night’s new episode of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, show writers Janine Brito and Aparna Nancherla delivered an impassioned, well-researched and, at times, frightening speech about the state of women’s empowerment. Check it out below and pass on the message! Nice cameo by Kevin Avery.

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    The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

    I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my favorite all-around shows for you guys. First things first: I’m a Portland local and

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    Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 3

    PORTLAND, OR — I bounced around a lot Saturday night since there was so much good shit. Also – I realized that it only takes me about two minutes of good comedy to fall completely in love with someone. There are four to five comics who I would offer my womb to if they wanted a child right now. It’s problematic. That is not the point. First up on day

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    Women in Comedy Festival: the Punchline Magazine recap

    Comedian and co-producer of the fest Maria Ciampa

    Last weekend the Women in Comedy Festival went down in Boston. Comedian Aparna Nancherla was invited to perform. We invited her to report back to Punchline Magazine for a bit of a recap. The results are below. Enjoy! This past weekend, I went up to Boston, Massachusetts for the second annual Women in Comedy Festival produced by Maria

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