• Workaholics star Erik Griffin on obsessed fans, politics of comedy, more! (Laughspin interview)

    Many of you know Erik Griffin as the competitive office worker with an open-book marital sex life, Montez Walker, on the hit Comedy Central show, Workaholics. However, you should take some time to get to know him as the talented stand-up performer he’s been for the past decade. You should also immediately download his debut album Technical Foul: Volume One. I recently sat down with Griffin a few hours before

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    Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

    Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb. 26 through March 1 at the Royale. The complete list of comedians is below. Nikki Glaser (pictured) Jared Logan Dan St. Germain Dan Soder Joe DeRosa Mike Lawrence Sean Patton Cristela

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    Two more music labels enter comedy business; Erik Griffin and Kurt Braunohler to release albums

    Quickly rising comedians Kurt Braunohler and Erik Griffin just signed deals to release their first live comedy albums, and both are doing so as two indie music record labels’ first comedians. Braunohler, the host of IFC’s absurd game show Bunk!, will record his debut album for Seattle-based Kill Rock Stars (Sleater-Kinney, Elliot Smith, The Decemberists) over two nights during four free shows in Seattle on Feb. 13 and Portland on

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