• Louis CK: I’ve been ‘to hell and back’ and lost $35 million (Exclusive)

    The Louis CK comeback controversy continues to unfold. The still-adored stand-up comedian—who last year admitted to frequent workplace sexual harassment by masturbating in front of or asking to masturbate in front of multiple women—has dropped in at multiple New York City comedy clubs this week, Laughspin has confirmed. Unlike his previous controversial appearances, the fallen star is finally talking about the sexual misconduct and what he’s been up to the

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    MTV2’s Guy Code explores life without porn in season finale (Exclusive video)

    Wednesday’s season finale of MTV2’s Guy Code imagines the terrifying, scary world of life without porn. This isn’t the post-apocalyptic Internet-down world we all silently fear. We’re talking about a petrifying porn world where the pizza delivery guy only delivers a pizza. Say it isn’t so! In this exclusive Guy Code video, Lil Duval, Andrew Schulz, Byron Bowers and the rest of the Guy Code gang explore the ridiculous premises of cheesy

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    Woody Allen never planned to write films: The Stand-Up Years exclusive preview (Audio)

    Before Woody Allen became one of the most celebrated filmmakers in American cinema, he was a prolific stand-up comedian who inspired a new generation of self-reflective, neurotic and introspective comedians. And while Woody Allen’s are still readily available to purchase today, Razor & Tie has curated a collection of Allen’s stand-up tracks (three albums in total) along with some very special features. Dubbed Woody Allen: The Stand-Up Years 1964-1968, the

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    Larry the Cable Guy, Tyler Perry behind the scenes of ‘A Madea Christmas’ (Exclusive video)

    Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas – The Movie is headed to Blu-ray and Digital HD as well as Video on Demand on Nov. 25. And to celebrate that fact and to give you an exclusive look into the extras contained therein, we’ve got a little behind-the-scenes clip featuring Larry the Cable Guy! To give you a wee background into A Madea Christmas, here’s the official logline from Lionsgate Home Entertainment:

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    Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards interview: What if black comedians didn’t talk about race? (Exclusive video)

    Bill Cosby will be honored tonight with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards when it airs on NBC at 9 pm ET. But the filming of the awards show went down in New York on April 26, and Laughspin was there to see it. Perhaps more importantly we got to chat with the iconic Bill Cosby on the red carpet before the event started.

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    Drastic changes coming to Last Comic Standing on NBC (Exclusive)

    Back in November, we told you that NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing and that Wanda Sykes will serve as executive producer. The news sparked much debate about whether or not this was good news or not. The stand-up comedy competition show, seen as the American Idol of stand-up, faced controversy during its 7-season run from 2003-2010. Although they accepted open call auditions from literally anyone who wanted to

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    Comedian Chris D’Elia hates when his drunk friends order fast food (Exclusive preview)

    In case you missed the premiere on Friday or you just want to bask in all the uncut, totally uncensored goodness of Chris D’Elia’s first ever hour-long stand-up comedy special, you’ll be able to do so starting today. It’s true! White Male. Black Comic. is now available in all the usual places — and also for $5 download through Comedy Central — for your consumption. And we’re pleased to offer

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    Watch an exclusive preview of Jay Mohr’s show ‘Money Where Your Mouth Is’ on Hulu

    Every Monday on Hulu, veteran comedian, podcaster and darn good storyteller Jay Mohr hosts Money Where Your Mouth Is, a fun man-centric take on traditional game shows. If you haven’t seen it, here’s what goes down: three real-life friends face off against each other in three rounds of manly trivia. The prizes are simple: bragging rights and the losers’ most prized possessions. Also, there are pretty girls. You can’t win

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    Comedian Kyle Dunnigan talks about his Christmas album (Exclusive preview)

    For most of the world’s Christian population – practicing or otherwise – Christmas is an incredibly exciting time of the year. It’s a time for family and friends to come together and celebrate what’s right with the world. And it’s a time to spend a bunch of money you don’t have on a bunch of crap no one wants or needs. For some, Christmas memories have been cemented through song.

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    Counting Crows singer Adam Duritz is in a movie produced by Broken Lizard (Exclusive video)

    Not only is Counting Crows still making music, but its famous frontman Adam Duritz is doing some acting these days– albeit playing a slightly fictionalized version of himself. He stars alongside the likes of Olivia Munn, Nat Faxon and many others in Freeloaders, a crass comedy produced (read: not written or starring) by the Broken Lizard nutjobs. You can stream the flick now through your favorite Video on Demand service,

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    Comedian Gallagher launches farewell comedy tour (Exclusive)

    Though he’s been plagued by health issues the last few years and has since announced his retirement from the road, love-him-or-hate-him comedian Gallagher is feeling so strong these days that he’s about to embark on his final stand-up comedy tour. Dubbed Gallagher’s Last Smash, the 66-year-old will perform two dozen live shows through August and will start this Saturday, Dec. 15 at the 2,300-seat Youkey Theatre in Lakeland, Fl. We’re

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    New Jim Norton album ‘No Baby For You’ out Dec. 11 (Exclusive audio previews)

    Over the last decade, Jim Norton has become one of the most prolific comedians of our time, releasing two best-selling books, three albums and a pair of one-hour stand-up specials, including his latest Please Be Offended, which premiered in June on Epix. And on Dec. 11, Norton will gift the comedy world with No Baby For You!, the follow-up to his 2011 album Despicable, which landed on Laughspin’s list of

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    Russell Peters on fame, beef with Aziz Ansari, and his chat with Jim Norton (Laughspin Interview)

    International comedy star mega-star Russell Peters sat down with the hilarious Jim Norton yesterday (photo above) to talk about stand-up, foot fetishes, and the fall of hip-hop culture (did you know that Peters used to be an accomplished breakdancer?!). Peters is in New York City for his performance at the brand new Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn this Saturday, a 15,000+ seat arena! He took questions from an intimate crowd of

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    David Wain on Wet Hot American Summer sequel: We have more than a few pages done (Exclusive)

    Once the hopes and chatter became official months ago when David Wain and Michael Showalter confirmed that yes, there would, indeed, be a sequel to the cult comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer, comedy nerds worldwide have been asking: When? The question, of course, comes from an emotional place, because we all know that a project like this takes time– especially since its creators are plenty busy with multiple projects.

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    Exclusive: Key and Peele talk Obama and Luther, hopes for the next four years and more! (Audio)

    Last night I had the chance to speak with Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key, the creators and stars of Comedy Central’s hit sketch series Key & Peele. It went down at the network’s Indecision election night party in New York City. We got to talk about their hopes for the election (at the time of the interview Obama was showing a slight lead), what they want out of their show

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