• Holiday shopping gift guide based on their favorite comedian

    Picking out the best gifts for your loved ones can feel like a never-ending maze of lofty price tags and vague memories of shoes they said they liked years ago. Of course, in concept, the best gifts are deeply personal—a weird lamp that made you think of your sister or a bear-shaped lighter that just screams Uncle Dan. But finding the inspiration for these intimate gifts is much harder than

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    Aisha Tyler, Reggie Watts, Eddie Pepitone headlining Maui Comedy Festival (Video)

    As the temperature begins to drop in many parts of the country, there’s a special place where the country’s top comedians will migrate next month. The first annual Maui Comedy Festival will kick off Oct. 30 and will continue through the weekend. Taking place in Lahaina, Hawaii, shows will be headlined by Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Eddie Pepitone, Nate Bargatze and many others. In addition to stand-up shows, Aisha Tyler

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    Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

    It’s been a while since we posted an episode of Puddin’, the daily live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and writer/creator Matt Oswalt (the guy eating pudding). But we’re going to make it right by posting this just-released, very special Christmas episode. Unlike the rest of the series, this episode is way longer than the typical less-than-a-minute Puddin’ joints; also, it’s in black-and-white. In it, we find our anti-hero

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    Bill Burr, Al Madrigal will host All Things Comedy showcase on Aug. 28

    Attention, L.A based readers! All Things Comedy, the umbrella comedian and podcast network of which The Laughspin Podcast is a member, is putting on a show and ATC fan gathering at Largo. On Aug. 28, Bill Burr and Al Madrigal will be hosting an evening of stand-up featuring Brendon Walsh, Ian Edwards, Tom Papa, Christina Pazsitzky and Eddie Pepitone. Get discounted tickets at Largo-LA.com and use coupon code “ATC” at

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    Comedian Eddie Pepitone is launching his own podcast

    After three-and-a-half years as a co-host on the popular Longshot Podcast, comedian Eddie Pepitone is exiting the show to start his own. “I’ve wanted to do my own podcast for a while,” Pepitone says on the newest episode of The Longshot. “I really have loved doing this podcast, it’s so much fun. I feel like I just want to dedicate myself to do doing my own thing, which I’ve wanted

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    Comedy album releases for July 30, 2013

    Editor’s note: This is a weekly feature on Laughspin.com in partnership with Pandora Comedy. Today is comedy album release day! These three albums are now available to the general public, much as Richard Nixon’s Watergate tapes were in 1974—only time will tell if these comics are as hilarious as America’s 37th president. • Stewart Huff: I Don’t Think I Believe Us (On Tour Records) • Jen Murphy: Size Does Matter

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    Eddie Pepitone documentary The Bitter Buddha out today on DVD!

    It’s been a long and wild ride for the a little comedy documentary that could. From independent screenings to garnering praise at the Austin Film Festival, the Friars Club film fest and the Slamdance film fest to its digital release on iTunes, The Bitter Buddha is finally out on DVD. Directed by Steven Feinartz, the 90-minute flick explores the life and mind of comedian Eddie Pepitone, aka The Bitter Buddha.

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    Record a rant and win comedian Eddie Pepitone’s documentary The Bitter Buddha! (Contest)

    Attention, Laughspinners who love free, quality comedy stuff! We’re giving away a download of the brilliant documentary The Bitter Buddha about comedian Eddie Pepitone. Featuring the likes of Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis and many more of your favorite comics, the film (by Steven Feinartz) explores the hyper-active and tortured mind of the veteran comic. You’ll follow him at home, onstage and everywhere in between. So, how

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 56: SNL shakeup, Eddie Pepitone, TV preview, Amy Poehler, more

    This week Mike and I round-up the new comedies hitting the major networks this fall, plus news on Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Bill Hader and more. And you get to hear a new track from comedian Mike Lawrence’s new album, a favorite bit from SNL character Stefon and listen to a bizarre commercial for Rob Delaney’s new boardgame. AND, listen up for a very cool Eddie Pepitone giveaway! Each week

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    Laughspin presents: The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2012

    It’s that time of the year again where we present to you, dear Laughspinners, the 10 best comedy albums of the year. I say this every year, but it’s true: Since launching in 2005 and since there were well over 100 comedy albums released in 2012, this has been the most difficult year to pick just 10 great albums. As with all lists of this nature, what you see below

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    Hugh Grant denied entry to Eddie Pepitone show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    Perhaps Hollywood A-lister Hugh Grant heard the positive buzz surrounding Eddie Pepitone’s show Bloodbath, currently running at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland through Aug. 26. Or maybe he was just up for a night of decidedly anti-mainstream art. Regardless of what brought him to the Tron yesterday, it’s clear what (or who) prevented him from gaining entrance: bouncers. Grant arrived at the pub for the 11:40 pm show, according

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    Watch Eddie Pepitone open up to Marc Maron in this animation from The Bitter Buddha

    The documentary about Eddie Pepitone, The Bitter Buddha, doesn’t come out till later this year but the Internet has blessed us with this animated clip from the film featuring Pepitone and Marc Maron. In the clip, Pepitone tells an endearing anecdote about growing up around an intense-about-everything father. The story is paired with a comic book like animation that looks like it came from a book Fantagraphics published. Check it

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    Watch Robin Williams reinvent his role from ‘Dead Poets Society’ with Patton Oswalt and Dana Gould

    If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know that mighty Robin Williams has been dropping by Puddin’, the daily, live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and created by Matt Oswalt. If you’ve missed out, you can check out those episodes here. Anyway, Williams makes yet another appearance in today’s episode, wherein he revisits his character, English professor John Keating from his 1989 classic film Dead Poets Society. In an equally

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    Watch things get intense between Robin Williams, Patton Oswalt and Eddie Pepitone

    Patton Oswalt and Robin Williams return in this week’s Puddin’ Matt Oswalt and Eddie Pepitone’s daily live action single panel comic. Eddie has a hard time collaborating with Robin and Patton gets sadistic. Check out Robin’s first appearance with Patton from last week if you missed it and subscribe to the YouTube channel for new episodes every Monday through Friday.

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    Watch what happens when Robin Williams, Patton Oswalt and Eddie Pepitone gather in the same room

    A lot of familiar faces have popped up in the kitchenette in Matt Oswalt’s daily live action cartoon strip Puddin’, starring Eddie Pepitone. But it just got really real today. Recurring guest Patton Oswalt is joined by Robin Williams (Robin Williams!). The two comedy superstars compete for a role in Eddie’s newest film project. But only one of them is willing to do what it takes to win. See it

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