• Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)

    Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide phenomenon and a matter of reference for even the most marginally deep conversation about the history and importance of comedy. His television career still

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    Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

    It’s been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais’ character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe musician. And we’ve been reminded of that somewhat recently by a series of online guitar lessons given by Brent, himself– not to

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    Ricky Gervais’ fictional band Foregone Conclusion announces tour dates

    David Brent and his fictional band from Britain’s The Office are officially on tour! Ricky Gervais tweeted yesterday via his character’s account that Foregone Conclusion will be playing two shows at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre in October. The British comedian made the announcement over a series of minor hints over the past few months. The paper merchant manager has made appearances in several videos put out on Gervais’ YouTube channel. One

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    Ricky Gervais aka David Brent teaches you guitar (Video)

    In a new video from The Ricky Gervais Channel, Gervais, revives his character David Brent from the original Office and is joined by Dom Johnson to perform his song, “Ain’t No Trouble.” Learn Guitar With David Brent is the channel’s series which first debuted in May, features Gervais playing his original compositions as Brent. Check out Brent’s other “tutorials” here. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on

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