• Brian Regan announces summer and fall tour dates, including a stop at Radio City Music Hall

    Brian Regan announced the summer and fall dates of his never ending theater tour and tickets are about to be on sale (and soon after, be sold out). Regan will visit 41 cities on the upcoming legs of his tour through North America. One of the top comedians working today, the comic will perform in Radio City Music Hall for the first time on Sep. 26. The nation got to

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    Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

    Brian Regan, the Cal Ripken Jr. of comedy, has announced the spring 2015 leg of his 10-year, non-stop theater tour. And tickets are on sale — wait for it — now! This upcoming nationwide jaunt will find Regan visiting 39 cities kicking off in Eugene, OR on Jan. 8 and ending in Maui on May 30. Though we use the word “ending” loosely since, before that date, we’re sure yet

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    Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

    Jerry Seinfeld just wrapped up season four of his recently-renewed Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe. Now his latest “between-the-seasons” project, Single Shots, has launched its first episode. The mini-sodes will feature multiple guests talking about the same topic. Seinfeld uses the hours of footage left over from Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee to compile shorter videos with the same big stars. The comedian will release a new

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 64: Interview with Brian Regan

    In this special edition of The Laughspin Podcast, I interview comedy giant Brian Regan. As is the case with most of you reading this, I’ve been a huge fan of Regan for many years. I still remember the first time I saw him: It was on his Comedy Central Presents in 2000 and I was laying on my couch, recovering from a hernia surgery. And he made me laugh. A

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    Brian Regan announces second leg of national tour, will hit 43 cities (Full list)

    As if visiting 41 cities during the first leg of his 2013 national tour wasn’t enough, consummate workhorse comedian Brian Regan will set out to hit 43 cities during the second leg of his theater tour, starting June 28 and ending on Dec. 13, with most of the tickets going on sale this Friday, April 26. During the tour, Regan will, for the first time, perform for nearly 9,000 fans

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    Lewis Black, Bill Burr, DL Hughley and more to play Laughfest; tickets on sale Nov. 30

    When Laughfest hits Grand Rapids, MI this coming March, it will mark the 10-day festival’s third installment, yet it’s wise beyond its years. Having already welcomed some of the biggest names in comedy (think Bill Cosby, Betty White, Jim Gaffigan) into the close-knit city during its first two colossal efforts, organizers this year had the challenge of producing an event to meet the comedy world’s expectations. And judging by those

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    Brian Regan announces Spring tour dates, tickets go on sale Oct. 19

    The ultimate comic’s comic and longtime fan favorite Brian Regan has announced plans for a huge national tour this Spring. Kicking off on Jan. 11 in Memphis, TN and ending May 12 in Bethlehem, PA, Regan will hit 41 cities. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, Oct. 19 through LiveNation.com. You can check out the full tour dates below, as well as Regan’s latest (and 25th!) appearance on Late

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    Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

    This year’s New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 – 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they’ve put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Hart, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt, Brian Regan, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and Robin Williams to the city’s biggest venues, including

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    Watch Ricky Gervais, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin and more in Jerry Seinfeld’s new Web series

    Jerry Seinfeld’s new web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, is premiering July 19 at 9 pm ET on Crackle.com. Last week we showed you a short promo of the comedians Cars. This week, we bring you a longer promo in which they are Getting Coffee– plus chatting with Seinfeld about, you guessed it, nothing, in particular. Check it out! Can you name all the comics?

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    Watch Jerry Seinfeld riding in cars with Larry David, Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais and more

    Jerry Seinfeld has a new show coming soon through Crackle.com called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Here’s what we know: It features Seinfeld, and some comedians, in a car getting coffee. And presumably having a good chat. Here’s a one-minute teaser for the show, featuring a lot of Seinfeld’s famous, funny friends. Colin Quinn, Alec Baldwin, Brian Regan, Larry David, Michael Richards, Ricky Gervais, Bob Einstein (aka Super Dave Osborne)

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    Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

    The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year. Let it also be known, that since we launched in 2005 (when we were Punchline Magazine), there

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    Thursday stand-up video: 'The A-List'

    When I was very little, I would frequently sleep over at my Grandma’s house Not just because she waited on me hand and foot but because she had CABLE. More importantly, she had Comedy Central. I would stay up very late watching shows like Who’s Line is it Anyway and The A-List. Of those A-List episodes long ago, I distinctively remember seeing Marc Maron, Dana Gould, Lewis Black, Ellen DeGeneres,

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    My five favorite comedy albums and specials of all time

    You may have noticed the “Ask us your comedy questions” graphic on our pages. It links up to our page on Formspring, wherein you can ask a question and we’ll answer it! You can also ask us a question through our Tumblr page. Some of those sessions will end up here on our daily blog. Today, I’m answering a question from our Formspring page: What are your top five favorite

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    Brian Regan releases new album for download

    Holy crap! You might have caught wind of this by now, but beloved, road warrior comic Brian Regan has just released his much anticipated second album (this doesn’t count his two hour-long Comedy Central specials). The new album, entitled All By Myself, is available for digital download only from Regan’s website. It costs 12.99. So, get on it! In the meantime, here’s a clip of Regan bringing it on Letterman

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    Bob Saget, Olsen twins, Jerry Seinfeld, more raise $700k for scleroderma research

    Family, friends, and supporters came together Monday night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City for comedian Bob Saget’s annual scleroderma fundraiser. And just moments ago, Saget tweeted that the event raised nearly $700,000. The Scleroderma Research Foundation (srfcure.org) hosted ‘Cool Comedy – Hot Cuisine,’ a comedy show with delicious food made by celebrity chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken. Many comedic friends of Saget were in attendance

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