• Jim Norton: I’ve never known one emotionally healthy stand-up comedian (Video)

    The premiere date of Jim Norton’s newest hour stand-up comedy special, Please Be Offended is fast approaching. And I can tell you that you’re in for a treat. Having already watched it, I can tell you Norton is at the peak of his career. And to help get you properly primed, I’ve lovingly embedded video below from the fine folks at Epix, who’ll air the special for the first time

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    Jim Norton’s new special ‘Please Be Offended’ will premiere June 30

    More and more comedians are heading to relatively new cable network Epix to premiere their stand-up specials– and Jim Norton is the latest. His newest offering Please Be Offended, recorded at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland, will debut June 30. Norton joins the likes of Lewis Black, Louis C.K., David Cross, Janeane Garofalo, Eddie Izzard and Kevin Smith, who have all placed comedy specials on Epix. “Jim Norton pulls no

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    Film yourself and win a huge Lewis Black prize pack to celebrate ‘In God We Rust’

    You may have already peeped a few of the sweet Lewis Black video previews we posted ahead of the premiere of his newest comedy special In God We Rust, which goes down March 17 on Epix and EpixHD. Well we’re not done preparing. Laughspin is going to gift one very lucky reader with a Lewis Black prize pack. Here’s how you do it. Film yourself for 30 seconds to one

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    Believe it or not, Lewis Black’s blood pressure is totally normal (Video)

    In preparation for the premiere of his newest hour comedy special, In God We Rust, Lewis Black sat down for a wee chat. It’s a compact primer for what you can expect on March 17 when it premieres on Epix and EpixHD at 10 pm ET. Check it out below! And be sure to peep a pair of clips from the special here. You. Are. Welcome.

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    Watch a preview from Lewis Black’s new special ‘In God We Rust’

    At 63 years old, Lewis Black is still one of the most prolific, relevant and, dare I say, endearing stand-up comedians in the world. And thankfully, he’s gifting us with another comedy special. In God We Rust premieres on Saturday, March 17 at 10 pm ET on Epix and EpixHD.com, which means you’ll be able to peep it on many platforms. For now, let’s check out this preview that finds

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    Watch the live Seth MacFarlane video chat here!

    Family Guy creator, Comedy Central roast master, and to-be celebrated crooner Seth MacFarlane will be live on your computer screens right here, come 3 pm ET. His music concert Seth MacFarlane: Swingin’ in Concert, is premiering on EPIX HD. To prep for it, he’ll be chatting it up. Check out the feed below and share it with your friends!

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    Kevin Smith taping live special “Burn in Hell” for EPIX

    When Kevin Smith hits the stage tonight in Austin, the cameras will be rolling for a live taping to be aired on EPIX, the cross-platform entertainment company announced today, just hours before the filmmaker begins his performance. The show, titled Burn in Hell, will be Smith’s second for EPIX. His first, Too Fat To Fly premiered on the network in October of last year. His show, which combines storytelling, jokes

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    Featured review: Louis C.K. — ‘Hilarious’

    There has, arguably, been no other comedy album that has gained so much buzz before its actual release than Louis C.K.’s newest gift to comedy nerds—Hilarious. And there’s good reason for that. It’s not that just about any C.K. effort is highly anticipated these days (people anxiously await his relatively rare Twitter one-liners, for Chrissakes); this time around Louis has given a project a complete life of its own before

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    Reader question: Has the HBO hour comedy special lost its prestige?

    The HBO hour comedy special is still a goal for most comedians, but its no doubt lost some of its prestige over the years.

    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 I’ll answer it! You can also ask us a question through our Tumblr

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    Kevin Smith is not a comedian, but he’ll give you the George Carlin treatment on Oct. 23

    For Kevin Smith, his upcoming EPIX performance special, Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40, is both a happy accident and a culmination of many of his recent, high profile battles with cyber antagonists and Southwest Airlines (he was kicked off a flight for being too large; see video below). Throughout a recent discussion with bloggers at his Los Angeles podcasting theater, the SModcastle, Smith, with his trademark honesty and profanity,

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    Premiere date set for Louis C.K.'s 'Hilarious'

    It’s time we just call 2010 what it really is: the year of Louis CK. With his new FX sitcom Louie off and running, garnering more favorable reviews then his last attempt at at a television show, there’s more good news for Louis and his fans. Finally, after a year of mass anticipation, his live stand-up concert film, Louis CK: Hilarious, will be airing on EPIX Sept. 18. After the

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    Ask Janeane Garofalo questions live through Epix video stream

    Janeane Garofalo will be sit down with EPIX’s Faith Salie this Wednesday at 2pm EST in the EPIX Event Theatre. What’s that? And why should I care, you’re asking? The Event Theatre is an spot produced by EpixHD.com that will allow viewers to interact directly with Janeane and other fans. So start thinking of some juicy questions for Janeane to answer! We’ll be embedding the live feed right here on

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    Janeane Garofalo: I'm disgusted by the Obama administration

    For years, comedian and proud, progressive activist Janeane Garofalo has been criticized by Right wing pundits who take pride in calling her just another product of Hollywood’s misdirected liberal elite. But if Garofalo is one thing, it’s honest. Sure, she was an outspoken opponent of the Bush administration. And yes, before the last presidential election, she told Punchline Magazine she’d be fine with replacing Bush with either Obama or Hillary

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    David Cross is 'Bigger and Blackerer' on Saturday; watch six clips here

    Are you ready, misanthropic, godless, bitterly intelligent comedy fans? Tomorrow at 10 pm EST on Epix, your hero Mr. David Cross will premiere his news stand-up special Bigger and Blackerer. The special is Cross’s first set of stand-up comedy put on record and released since his sophomore album It’s Not Funny came out in 2004. He’s been busy though with TV and movies projects– not to mention becoming an author,

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