• Laughspin Podcast special episode: Cy Amundson interview from Gilda’s LaughFest

    In this special edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Cy Amundson in Grand Rapids, Michigan during the third annual Gilda’s LaughFest. The fast-moving chat covers Cy’s rise from local Minnesota comedy hero to the nationally known comedian with a development deal with MTV he is today. Each week on the Laughspin Podcast, Dylan Gadino and Mike Gogel bring you comedy news, the most

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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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    Watch comedian Cy Amundson’s television debut on ‘Conan’

    It seems like yesterday I was at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival (RIP), hanging out with talented comedians– one of which was Cy Amundson, a tall viking of a young man. He had jokes (good jokes) and an engaging stage presence– not to mention a great attitude and a tremendous work ethic. I also think I made him hug me. If I remember correctly, he was also good at that.

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    Johnny Pemberton, Ron Funches, Carl Donnelly impress as New Faces at Just For Laughs (group two)

    MONTREAL – After the rich and varied display of the comics from the early, 7 pm incarnation of the New Faces show, the 9 pm-ers were left with an order to fill about as tall as first rounder Cy Amundson. (Seriously, have you seen that guy? They don’t call him the Larry Bird of comedy just because he’s white.) But fulfill it they did, and to great success, too. Inter-spliced

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    Jerrod Carmichael, Ali Wong, Cy Amundson lead the pack of New Faces at Just For Laughs (group one)

    MONTREAL – Paris may be the city of lights, but its funky, badass little sister Montreal is all lit up like a Christmas tree this week. And few individuals seem to shine more vibrantly than the 16 who stood onstage last night at the L’Astral club and gave the world a reason to stand at strict attention. Indeed, the New Faces show of Montreal’s famed Just For Laughs comedy festival

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